Never Enough Time in Nature: The Benefits of Being Outside

As the temperatures start to cool off in many places, this is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of some fabulous time in nature.  Nature enthusiasts would say

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Celebrating Play Therapy During National Play Therapy Week 2019

While most of you were watching the Super Bowl, play therapists around the country were beginning their annual celebrations of National Play Therapy Week (February 3-9). National Play

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“If It Bleeds, It Leads” – Talking to Children About Tragic News Headlines

Welcome back our guest blogger Marly Hinestroza, as she discusses about tragic media headlines, the effects on children, and how you as a parent can help!  ___________ On

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Helping Your Child Navigate Difficult Emotions

Welcome Alyssa Caldbeck as our guest blogger this week as she explores navigating a child’s difficult emotions. ______________________________ Parenting is the most challenging job you’ll ever have. Weathering

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Raising Bi-Cultural Children

Our next guest blogger is Marly Hinestroza-Gaviria! Let’s welcome her as she introduces us into the ways of keeping heritage while raising bi-cultural children. ____________________________________________ Second Generation Parents Wanting

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Working with Gifted Children in Play Therapy: Part 1

Our next guest blogger is Dr. Jessica Stone who dives into the world of working with gifted children.      I have quite a few gifted clients.  I

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Dare To Dream

My next guest blogger is Kim Martinez. She shows us how giving our own princes and princesses rules and responsibilities can lead to a more harmonious life! Ever feel

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The Empathetic Child

Welcome guest blogger, Adrienne Jeffries! She brings to light the realities of nurturing the Empathetic Child! Being a Social Worker and having at least one empathetic child, I

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Adjusting to Change: A Lifelong Opportunity for Learning

Part of a therapist’s job is to help children with adjusting to change in a healthy and productive way.  Typically this involves changes that happened in a family

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Back to School Worries: What NOT To Say To Your Child

Back to school already? I really can’t believe that summer is almost over and that it is time to have this conversation. Here in Tennessee, many schools start

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