Tag Archives: behavioral disorders

July- Make a difference in a child’s life Month

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What I recommend to parents dealing with difficult behaviors in their children:

Parent’s often come to me with problems getting their children to stop a behavior, or help getting them to to simply behave.  As many times as I’ve recommended the following program,  I should be being paid by Dr. Phehan LOL. But I’m … Continue reading

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Child Psychology Facts Teachers Have to Read – re posted from The Thrive Life

This article written by a very good colleague of mine and excellent counselor, helps to understand that the  knowledge that ALL behavior both from children and adults is totally goal directed and the most crucial aspect for changing negative behavior.  … Continue reading

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Summer is on it’s way!

Are you ready for summer? Continue reading

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A therapist shares his thoughts on life…

A college of mine who is also an excellent writer shares his experiences and thoughts to help others achieve happiness and live your own “Thrive Life”.   From humorous to insightful look on life, goals and achieving your own happiness. … Continue reading

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Friendship Skills for Children

Originally posted on Lavelda Naylor:
A number of studies in recent decades have shown that appearance, personality type and ability impact on a child’s popularity at school. Good-looking, easy-going, talented kids usually win peer popularity polls but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee…

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Are you trying to solve problems the same way you always have, and expecting to get different results?

If we continually try to solve all our problems in ways same way we have attempted to  solved them previously, and we are limited by the variety of resources we have on hand and are familiar with.   If the … Continue reading

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What to tell your children.

December 15, 2012 Lisa Patterson LPC LMHC NCC & Registered Play Therapist Child’s Play Counseling Services On Friday, December 14, 2012  I had a very busy schedule at my contract job. It was not until after work that I was … Continue reading

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The Worry Egg – A technique to help children transfer their worries

I am always looking for something to “do” with the children I work with.  One of the reasons Play Therapy is so helpful to children and teens is that we don’t have to “just talk”.  I will be the first … Continue reading

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Childhood behavioral disorders

Have you ever wondered what is “normal” vs. what isn’t when it comes to the children you care for?  This is is a power point presentation (made into a short video) which I conducted for a group of foster parents. … Continue reading

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