Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Tips for Preparing for Back to School Written by Dr. Alina Khomenko Back to school time is just around the corner and for children struggling with anxiety, it can be a time of increased stress for children and their families. Below are some tips that can help parents and kids feel more prepared for the … Read more

Mental Health Apps for Anxiety

Written by Dr. Alina Khomenko With technology continuously and steadily evolving, various ways of helping people that are struggling with mental health issues are surfacing through the use of self-help and therapy applications (apps). Many mental health practitioners find that mental health apps are valuable additions to therapy, as they allow therapists to maintain a … Read more

Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom

10 Tips for Teachers: Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom by: Dr. Samantha Myhre  Understanding the emotional and behavioral needs of each student can feel overwhelming. Check out these tips to help promote mental wellness in your classroom! Create an open, team-based environment in your classroom. Encourage inclusivity and recognize diversity. Doing so can help … Read more

Traveling with an Anxious Child

Summer is in full swing and, for many families, that means it’s road trip season. With two high energy five-year-old boys and a four month old, we recently embarked on our first road trip as a family of five. Historically, our boys’ tablets have helped ease boredom during extended periods of time in the car. … Read more