Grief is a universal experience that transcends boundaries, cultures, and backgrounds. It’s a complex and deeply personal emotion that we all must face at some point in our lives and it is an emotion that unites us all. But one thing is certain – when it comes to grief, there are no winners.
“But she’s your mom.” I have heard this phrase so often in my life. It’s drenched with the guilt that kept me sticking around for her abusive narcissistic behaviors. For as long as I can remember, my mother has shown poor boundaries and a lack of support in my day-to-day life.
Summer is usually a time when families are traveling on vacations and children are busy experiencing new adventures at camps. But, if your child has been receiving therapy during the rest of the year, it can be particularly important to maintain that consistency during the summer months.
By Naami Resnick, MS, LGPC, NCC
When it comes to the stigma of acknowledging and discussing mental health, we’ve come a long way. However, there are still barriers to therapy that often keep folks from accessing the help they need. So, how do you know what kind of therapy is right for you and your family?
By Stacey Meadows, LCSW-C
What do we do as parents, when we notice that our child’s experience of this world is causing them distress? How do we know when enough is enough, and something needs to be done in order to protect and keep them socially and emotionally healthy? How do we know whether therapy might be beneficial?