Author Archives: Tender Hearts Child Therapy Center
Helping a Child Cope with Loss of a Pet
“It’s just a cat.” Many people do not understand the depth of feeling that some children have with their pet. In helping a child cope with loss of a pet it’s important to makes sure that you do not make … Continue reading
How can I help my child through divorce?
Divorce is obviously a stressful and unpleasant time for everyone involved. But how many parents stop to ask “how can I help my child through divorce?” Parents spend a lot of time hashing out details of the divorce. Financial decisions … Continue reading
Family Counseling Helps Parents Create Family Routines
Do you face daily struggles just getting your child out the door in the mornings? Are you always late for work because your 7 year old refuses to put his shoes on when you ask? You’re not alone. … Continue reading
Promoting Thanksgiving with your Children
What is the meaning of Thanksgiving? Turkey and pumpkin pie? Cranky relatives? A day off school? A day to play video games? Football? Black Friday? Only 1 month till Christmas? These thoughts were not in the original intent of … Continue reading
Can Counseling help my child with ADHD?
This is one of the more common questions we often get from parents and even other professionals who frequently work with children. Often parents are concerned about side effects of medication and simply don’t want their child to be dependent … Continue reading
What to Say (and Not to Say) to Your Teen to Improve Family Communication
Ever feel like no matter what you say to your teen, your teen just isn’t listening to you or doesn’t care what you have to say? You’re not alone. We all know that family communication is vital maintaining a good … Continue reading