Category Archives: Coping Skills

The Pause

The Pause Inviting Stillness During Chaos You are familiar with the rush of anger, anxiety, fear, stress, and other emotions that trigger you. This uncomfortable stirring inside makes your face red or your stomach tighten. You have “talked” about this in therapy or with friends for years yet things don’t soften or change. Let me […]

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Making a House a Home

Just Moved In Making a House a Home My husband and I just moved into our own home this summer!!! What an exciting and exhausting time. We went through many emotions as we settled into our Weaverville home. Moving can be a very stressful time for children and even teens. We become attached to our […]

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Play Therapy Asheville, NC

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Play Therapy Asheville, NC  How Is Play REALLY Helping My Child? You are taking your child to see a therapist and you leave the session asking yourself, “How is creating art and playing with toys really helping my child?” This is a valid question and one that deserves an answer. Young children best communicate to others […]

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Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Reduce Stress and Anxiety Through Imagery We have been discussing ways to help reduce stress, anxiety and fear in our previous blog posts. Today I want to introduce some resources that will target anxiety and stress reduction for yourself or children. Guided imagery can take many forms, and it is usually associated with pictures or […]

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Child Anxiety and Fear Part 2

Child Anxiety and Fear Part 2 Welcome back! Last month I wrote about child anxiety and fear and how concerning this can be for many parents. Today we will take a closer look at how you, the parent, can help your child manage and cope with common symptoms of anxiety. Please note that these strategies […]

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