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July 31, 2019
Laura Orr, LMFT, RPT, LPC-Intern Supervised by Elizabeth Coles LPC-S #61349
What HBO's Big Little Lies taught us about climate change anxiety
Climate change has been an increasingly prevalent topic of conversation and concern as articles circulate the internet and paint a bleak picture about the future of our planet.
Alongside these news article...
July 8, 2019
Lexie Sikes, LMSW
How to navigate the decision to proceed with a divorce with your child's best interest in mind.
By Lexie Sikes, LMSW
Therapist, HeadFirst Counseling
It is never easy for a couple to decide they are going to divorce. However, the statistics still show about 40 to 50 percen...
April 27, 2018
Laura McLaughlin, M. Ed., LPC, RPT
Learn how to navigate the complicated dynamics of divorce, and ensure your children end up happy and healthy on the other side.
It happens. Parents get divorced. One of the main reasons our clients seek out therapy services is to help navigate this difficult, overwhelmi...
December 4, 2017
HeadFirst Counseling, Dallas TX
Self Esteem Issues in Kids: Praise Isn't the Answer
It may seem like giving kids praise will fix their self esteem issues, right? Not quite. Keep reading to learn why that may not be the best way to fix things.
Keyword(s): self esteem issues
It may seem like giving kids p...
September 25, 2017
Albert Dieu, HeadFirst Counseling in Dallas, TX
Overcoming pain and loss in the wake of natural disasters and Hurricane Harvey
Photograph by David J. Phillip / AP for The New Yorker (www.newyorker.com)
Hurricane Harvey arrived to Texas late August of 2017, making record rainfall and displacing several thousand residen...
August 14, 2017
Learn tips and tools to help your child overcome anxiety related to the new school year and help your child feel safe and in control.
July 23, 2017
5 Ways to Create More Empathetic Children
Are you a parent that wants to cultivate a sensitive side to your child? Monkey see monkey do in these 5 ways to create more empathetic children.
As a parent, you've got the most important job in the world-...
July 13, 2017
Childhood Anxiety: Impacts & Things That Can Help
Anxiety might seem like an adult issue, but it's not. Childhood anxiety is serious and can have long-term impacts. Here's how to recognize it and how to help.
Keyword(s): childhood anxiety
Anxiety problems are the most com...
June 27, 2017
When it comes to helping your child sleep through the night, what is the most effective method? Turns out it has a lot more to do with attachment and less to do with behavioral techniques or “crying it out.”
Attachment and Sleep Behaviors in Children
Of all the controver...
June 19, 2017
That's a No-No: 5 Bad Parenting Habits to Avoid
Are you a parent who only wants the best for your child? Would you do anything for them? Here are 5 bad parenting habits to avoid when raising your kid.
Learning the Good from the Bad
If you're a first-time parent, you proba...
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