Current Events & Your Family

“Our family has been heavily impacted by the news and the protests. Are there any small daily things we can do for our family’s mental health?”

In this difficult social and political climate, many families are feeling weighed down and stressed out. It can be hard to find ways to cope with our reactions to the news, especially for kids who are not sure how to process what’s happening. For this week’s #TipsOnTeens question, we’ll discuss ideas for how families can stay connected and take care of each other right now.

“We had to cancel our son’s Sweet Sixteen party. What can we do to make sure he still has a fun birthday at home?”

Teens and their families are having to miss out on major milestones because of COVID-19: prom, graduation, and birthday parties, to name a few. And while our kids are handling the situation with understanding, as parents we still want to celebrate these important moments, even if it’s on a smaller scale than planned.

“My husband is immunocompromised—how do I talk to my kids and ex about this without starting a fight?”

For families with loved ones at higher risk for COVID-19, social distancing is of the utmost importance. But what can you do if the whole family isn’t on board with …

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Thoughts and Advice about the COVID-19 Pandemic from Your Friendly Neighborhood Therapists

Dear Families of Teen Therapy Center and Child & Teen Counseling,  Information about COVID-19 is changing daily, and I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about how this is affecting our society, …

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