A Reframe on Anxiety for You & Your Clients

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Here’s a little reframe on anxiety that you can share with your clients …  We know that anxiety is a common and natural response to perceived threats [...]

2023-11-18T06:30:33-07:00November 18th, 2023|Parents, Therapist Growth/Transformation, Therapists|0 Comments

Avoid the Summer Slow: Out of the Box Ideas that Squash Boredom

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S For many children, summer is the most enticing of all seasons. Sure, winter has snowmen, holiday presents, and sledding, but summer has no school. And that, quite [...]

2023-10-27T09:20:11-06:00July 8th, 2023|Parents|0 Comments

Learning Bracelets – The Importance of Movement in the Classroom

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S "Mom, I am struggling because I can't concentrate in class!" This is something most children have said at some point – maybe they feel that science is [...]

Practicing Mindfulness in Parenthood

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Mindfulness is something we hear a lot about, but what does it really involve? In simple terms, it’s the act of being present in the moment (not [...]

2023-08-14T12:33:16-06:00August 20th, 2022|Parents|0 Comments

Back to School Stress: Help Your Child Manage Their Transition

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S As the saying goes, time flies. And this is no truer than in the summer. From the shorter days to the crisp nights, autumn seems to arrive [...]

2023-08-14T12:35:03-06:00August 20th, 2022|Parents|0 Comments

How Trying To Be Calm Gets In The Way Of Regulation

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Have you heard the idea that a child needs a calm adult in order to regulate? The idea that an adult's "calm" presence is the answer to [...]

Being an Authentic Parent: True to You and Your Children Too

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Authenticity isn’t easy, no matter how simple the concept: in a world that tells us to be so many different things, it’s hard to be ourselves. And, [...]

2023-08-14T12:44:43-06:00June 20th, 2022|Parents|0 Comments

New to Therapy? Helping Your Child Adapt

by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Children don’t face the exact same stressors as adults – “grown-up” challenges such as managing credit card debt, raising a family, working through marital issues, and navigating [...]

2023-08-14T12:55:03-06:00March 20th, 2022|Parents|0 Comments

Gratitude Activities to Do With Your Child

by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Thanksgiving is just around the corner; we can practically smell the pie! And, with that, comes gratitude: this is a time of year to give thanks to [...]

2023-08-14T13:14:59-06:00November 20th, 2021|Parents|0 Comments

Let’s Not Forget “The Perfect Child”

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Have you ever noticed that the children who tend to make their way to your office are the ones that are acting out, aggressive, non-compliant, and anxious? [...]

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