telehealth

I just finished reading an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about telehealth and children.  I thought I would summarize a few of the points. The main idea of the article is how therapy with children over video is seeing many benefits. Since many children have grown up using computers building rapport over a…

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I just read more about being resilient. I would like to add some important points to previous blogs I have written about it in relation to children and trauma (if you would like to read the entire article I read please click on the LINK). What would it look like if we could somehow protect…

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equine assisted therapy

We have written previously about our Equine Assisted Therapy Program with therapist DeAnna Wahlheim. If you are unfamiliar with this therapy please click on this link which will describe it. I just finished reading an article summarizing 24 studies regarding equine assisted therapy. I thought I would share a few thoughts concerning what they found.…

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trauma children

I thought this week I would give a short summary of a great website for helping parents and caregivers care for traumatized children.  The site is found at www.stresshealth.org. The site starts with a positive message: research shows parents can be the most powerful force in preventing or even reversing the impact of toxic stress…

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domestic violence

I just read an article by the Gottman Institute on the difference between situational violence in a marriage and characterological violence.  Mike DeMoss from Family Christian Counseling Center has post graduate training in the Gottman method of marriage therapy. I never enjoy reading articles about domestic violence, but I thought it was important to describe…

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