Managing Stress from Social Media and News Outlets

Managing Stress from Social Media and News Outlets In our world today it seems as though our attention is always being pulled towards a screen. Whether it is a news station telling us the latest updates or social media telling you all the tips and tricks to stay...

Therapist versus Friend

Does this sound familiar? “I really need to talk to someone.”  Or this one: “is it worth it to see a therapist?” How about: “why can’t I just talk with my best friend? What will the therapist offer me that my friends won’t?” Well, there are some differences between...

Anger Busters

Here are a few things to do when you or a loved one can start feeling angry: Sing along (yes, outloud!) to your favorite song Go to the batting cages (or golfing range) Draw or paint what your anger looks like (or feels like) Seek out someone (or a pet) to give you a...

Katherine Boone Outstanding Play Therapist Award

Congratulations to our very own Jennie Wilson for being honored with the Katherine Boone Outstanding Play Therapist award, the biggest honor that someone can be given from the Missouri Association for Play Therapy. In order to obtain this honor she had to have been...

Tips for Easing Back to School Anxiety

Some children struggle with school anxiety, below are a few tips that I recommend for families to practice while students are entering the “back to school season”:     Create a mini-family photo album that they can look at during school if needed. Social...