Tag : lds child counselor plano tx

0 592

Anxiety Counseling Tips For Anxious Kids

As a parent, you want to do what you can to help your child with their anxiety. Counseling will help dramatically, but there are also activities they can do at home to help them curb their anxiety and learn techniques that will benefit them throughout their entire life. Below are a few things you can do at home with your children to teach them coping skills: 1. Mind Jars – This is a simple and quick craft you can do with your children that helps them have a concrete amount of time, and something to focus on as their anxiety Read more
0 606

Ask the Depression Counselor: Tips on Coping with Depression

Sometimes, sadness can overtake us. However, some sadness, pain and disappoint can linger for longer than we expect. Depression is real and affects millions of people living on the earth. A depression counselor can help you navigate your depression and find out what may have caused it in the first place. Between visits, however, you may wish to know how you can cope in your daily life with this disorder. Keep reading to discover some tips on handling your depression every day. Reach Out to Others Depression has a way of isolating us so that we spend much of our Read more
0 544

Tips From Your Depression Counselor: Coping In Between Sessions

The goal of counseling is learning to cope with the challenges that lie ahead of you. A good depression counselor will help you gradually learn the skills necessary to deal with your depression and accompanying feelings. The question is; in the meantime how do you cope? Here are a few ideas of things you can do right now to help you get through: 1. Get In A Routine – Depression can rob you of your structure by allowing the days to run together. When you setup and stick to a routine you begin to take your control back. 2. Take Read more
0 525

Anxiety Counseling for Kids – Is It Worth It?

As a parent, it can be difficult to watch as your children continue to grow, learn new things and begin seeing the world as a new place. No matter their age, it can seem as if they are moving too fast. As they grow, anxiety can creep up and cause them to stumble. You may have heard that anxiety counseling is available for children as well as teens and adults. You may shrug their anxiety off as just a phase. However, if you are considering anxiety counseling for your child, look no further than Insight Child & Family Counseling. What Read more
0 611

What You Can Expect for Your Child in Teen Counseling

It can be a scary time for all. Your child is now a teenager who is dealing with school, homework, friends, family, and emotions that he or she is not used to having. As a parent, it can be a struggle to watch your teen deal with anxiety, depression or severe emotions such as anger. Sometimes, it may be best for your child to have teen counseling to help them cope with life as a teen. If you are worried about what is available or what you can expect, Insight Child & Family Counseling is here to help. The First Read more
0 681

Sleep And Depression: When To Seek Out Counseling

There is no doubt about it; sleep disorders and depression are definitely linked. Sleep disorders affect one in three adults at some point in their life. However, its important to note that sleep disorders don’t CAUSE depression. Its just a combination that you see often. There are two types of sleep disorders that you’ll find most often with depression; insomnia and oversleeping. Lets talk a little about each. 1. Insomnia is an inability to fall asleep and/or stay asleep. For some who are suffering from depression, overwhelming feelings of sadness, hopelessness, guilt or grief cause their minds to continually run, Read more
0 612

What To Do (And Not Do) With Your Child’s Anxiety From A Professional Anxiety Counselor

When your child suffers from anxiety, as a parent all you want to do is fix it for them. However, there may be some things that you are doing (or not doing) that aren’t helping at all. Recognizing and understanding your child’s anxiety is the first step in helping them cope with it. Here are a few things you should and should not be doing. 1. Don’t avoid things just because they make your child anxious. Remember that the goal is not to avoid stress or anxiety, but rather to teach your child good coping mechanisms when they are going Read more
0 625

Marriage Counseling: Pre-Wedding Questions You Need To Discuss

Engagement is an exciting and busy time. There are arrangements to make, parties to throw and it truly is a time you should enjoy. All too often however, couples tend to get overwhelmed by the amount of stuff on their to do list. One thing that needs to stay a priority is pre-marital counseling. As a marriage counselor with years of experience, Insight Child & Family Counseling knows the issues that need to be discussed before the walk down the aisle. Things Like: 1. Who Will Manage The Finances? 2. Do You Both Want Children? If So, How Many? 3. Read more
0 550

Marriage Counseling: How to Find the Right Program for You

If you and your spouse have decided that marriage counseling may be the best option for you, you are not alone. Instead, there are thousands of counselors available to help you navigate your marriage and make crucial improvements. You and your spouse deserve the help needed to create better communication and an overall better marriage. Together, you should choose a marriage counseling service and program that fits both of your needs equally. How do you do this? Here are some ways to find a program that works for both of you. After all, it takes two in marriage to make Read more
0 557

Questions To Ask Yourself Before Seeking Out A Marriage Counselor

Before you reach out for the help of a marriage counselor there are some questions you can ask yourself to determine the kind of help you are looking for. For instance: 1) Are you looking to save your marriage? Or do you need help navigating your relationship through a divorce and working out the logistics of children and moving forward? 2) Is there another party involved? Was there an affair in the past or an ongoing affair that needs to be addressed? 3) What are the main issues that you (individually or as a couple) need help through? Do you Read more