The onset of hope in this pandemic, however, can unearth a sense of grief. You might be wondering, why am I feeling this now, and is it healthy to allow feelings of grief?
Coping is never easy, but it is easier when we forgive ourselves for mistakes, when we believe that we are living our life at ‘our best,’ and when we develop a mindset that we are always going to be in the process of learning and growing.
Younger children experience intense stress when they are the target of a parent’s anger. How do you help your child feel safe when their other parent is angry?
It is okay, and healthy, for children to understand that the world they live in has changed, but they need to feel safe. Here is how to help them with stress.
We are excited to announce that FGTC is now offering Cogmed Research Based Working Memory Training!
Do you have a child that gets anxious or becomes dysregulated and needs help calming down? This is an activity that we use with our clients that can help children with self-regulation when anxious or upset.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, distance learning and virtual school stress has become a new type of danger to our children. They might start feeling hopeless, scared, anxious, moody, irritable, and depressed. As a parent, what steps can you make to help them cope with this change?
Many times teens experience anxiety in ways that we may pass off as “being a teen.” Teens may experience debilitating anxiety and not know that those physiological symptoms are in fact anxiety; so they may not alert you to their symptoms. Anxiety is treatable. We can help.
As humans, we tend to compare ourselves to others, especially on social media platforms. But when do comparisons become unhealthy and how do you break away from it?
Please join Janice March, Parent Educator at The Family Guidance and Therapy Center, Petaluma for a free virtual support group for parents of Neurodiverse (ASD, SPD, and ADHD) Children in Sonoma County.
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