SPACE: Empowering Parents to Nourish Anxious Childhood Emotions
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SPACE: Empowering Parents to Nourish Anxious Childhood Emotions

Childhood anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are common mental health challenges that affect many young minds. As parents, we play a pivotal role in supporting our children through these difficult emotions and helping them build resilience. SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) is an evidence-based, parent-focused treatment that helps caregivers with the tools to…

GIVE Skill: Building Bridges of Connection
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GIVE Skill: Building Bridges of Connection

In the realm of emotional intelligence, the GIVE skill shines as a true gem. GIVE, a fundamental component of DBT, stands for Gentle, Interested, Validating, and Easy manner. This powerful skill serves as a bridge of connection in your interpersonal interactions, allowing you to navigate conflicts and build meaningful relationships. How to Practice the GIVE…

Teen Screen Time Tips
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Teen Screen Time Tips

According to a 2019 Common Sense Media survey, teenagers spend an average of 9 hours per day on digital technology. This includes entertainment like playing games, music, watching videos, and texting with friends.  Shocking, right?  Or, maybe not.  We hear a lot of parents complain about their tween or teen having their fingers glued to their…

How to Help Your Teen Choose Good Friends

How to Help Your Teen Choose Good Friends

Teenagers have plenty to learn about life and many challenges to navigate along the way. Of course, there’s school and deciding what to do after graduation. And nearly every teen looks forward to an exclusive right of passage, or otherwise known as getting a driver’s license. However, during these years, your teen is learning how…