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4 Play Therapy Techniques To Help Understand Your Child’s Needs

Children under nine can't always convey what they're going through verbally, and sometimes therapists aren't always equipped to help children. This is where play therapy comes in. Sometimes young children do best expressing their vantage point trough play therapy. If you're undergoing family therapy, these techniques can help you to include your little one. 1. Worry Can This play therapy technique has your child create a resealable can with a slot in the top. Read More 

Has Your Child Suffered A Traumatic Event? 4 Warning Signs Of PTSD

Traumatic events can have devastating effects on children, especially if they're left with unresolved issues. Things like car accidents, the death of a loved one, or abuse can leave a child with scars that will last forever. Unfortunately, one of those scars is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder—or PTSD. This condition can cause emotional, psychological, and even physical symptoms. If your child has been through a traumatic event, you need to seek help for them as soon as possible. Read More 

Good Reasons For Committing To Outpatient Drug Rehab

An addiction to drugs can start before you are aware of it. In some cases, people taking drugs begin to realize the drug has begun to take precedence over other, more important, aspects of their lives. If you are taking a drug or starting to drink more alcohol than usual, you may have realized you have the start of a serious problem. Nipping an addiction in the bud before it becomes out of control can start with you committing to outpatient drug rehab. Read More 

Anger in Young Children: Management Tips for Parents

Anger issues in young children can raise a lot of doubt in a parent's mind. It isn't uncommon to feel guilt that the problem is your fault or that you are failing as a parent somehow. The fact is that it's simply harder for some children to manage their anger and show it in healthy ways. The following tips can help you guide your child through this difficult time instead of leaving you hobbled with self-doubt about what to do. Read More 

A Close Look At Psychotherapy And Insomnia For Sleepless And Struggling Patients

Tossing and turning, counting sheep, and even pacing the floors are not activities that you would hope your bedtime would be filled with. Unfortunately, this is the reality for a lot of people. In fact, the Sleep Health Foundation states that at least one out of every three people suffers with some level of insomnia. If you are a member of the sleepless crowd, chances are you will try just about anything to help you sleep--from taking over-the-counter medications to visiting your doctor for a prescription. Read More