Parenting the ADHD Child -by Emily Hasselquist, LCSW

Having a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be challenging for parents.  ADHD, usually characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity requires parents to adapt to their child’s individualized needs.  Expectations such as following instructions, staying still, waiting his or her turn, and completing tasks such as schoolwork or chores can be extremely difficult […]

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How to Create a Calming Box with Your Child -by Christine Taylor, LPC

Many children struggle to recover from high-emotion situations. Tantrums become drawn out and exhausting for both the child and caregiver. Items found in a Calming Box can provide visual and hands-on activities to help soothe a child’s mind and body. The child or parent notices the child is getting agitated or upset and retrieves the […]

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Why I Practice Tai Chi -by Phil Kirschbaum, LCSW

I was first introduced to the practice of Tai Chi in 1994 during a training experience at the Harvard Mind Body Institute, a Division of the Harvard Medical School.   I was impressed that this esteemed Medical School was including Tai Chi as one of the ways they were teaching their medical residents, community health providers […]

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