How to Support your Kids’ Mental Health this Summer

Believe it or not, it’s summer! The season we (usually) look forward to all year. Three shimmering months (that normally are) jam-packed with cabin trips, swimming pools, and late nights. But now that it’s finally here, some parents may find themselves scratching their heads wondering, “How do I support my […]

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Understanding Your Young Child by Joshua Nave LLMSW

Understanding Your Young Child

Understanding Your Young Child By Joshua Nave LLMSW “She’s so funny sometimes. I know she’s only 2, but sometimes, she reminds me of a little adult!” How many times have you heard this or even thought this yourself in reference to a child? As adults, we often like to believe […]

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Childhood Trauma is a Public Health Crisis

Childhood Trauma is a Public Health Crisis

According to recent sociological, psychological, and physical health studies, public health officials are beginning to identify the short-term and long-term effects of childhood trauma and traumic experiences can be as serious as the outbreak of a disease, such as influenza or Hepatitis A. In fact, the scientific and sociological evidence […]

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What is ADD/ADHD

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder?

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involve persistent inattention or hyperactivity interfering with functioning for 6 months or longer. This condition usually begins to be seen before the age of 12. Main Symptoms There are two main symptom groups involved […]

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The Power of Social Media

The Power Social Media Can Have

Social media enables our society to connect on a very quick platform (via the internet), and in many creative ways with people we don’t know as well as friends and family. It helps us share content to keep those we want to keep updated on our lives and organize events […]

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overcoming social anxiety and social struggles

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Struggles

Are you a teen struggling with anxiety or social anxiety? Do social situations my your super anxious? If so, it is time to find a way to overcome these struggles. Are you experiencing anxiety? It is time to get Counseling in Grand Rapids, MI Adam Nash MA LPC “I am very […]

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5 tips to manage anxiety as a mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom One of my passions as both a clinician and health coach is helping mothers overcome their feelings of anxiety. In society today it can be difficult to navigate life, even if you are not a parent, without some underlying feelings of anxiety. […]

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Help for Teens, Young Adults, and their Parents (pt. 3)

For Parents: 10 ways to help Teens or Young Adults get healthy and begin living their life (Part 3). This is part 3 of a series of articles working on Help for Teens, Young Adults, and their Parents. by Paul Krauss MA LPC, Counselor in Grand Rapids, MI (Forest Hills area) […]

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Help for Young Adults, Teens, and their Parents (pt. 1)

10 ways to help Teens or Young Adults get healthy and begin living their life (Part 1). This is part 1 of 3 of a series of articles working on Help for Teens, Young Adults, and their Parents . by Paul Krauss MA LPC, Counselor in Grand Rapids, MI (Forest Hills […]

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