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Deep Watering Our Children

A few months after my wife and I moved into our home, a windstorm came through our town during the night making it difficult to sleep.  The next morning, on my way out to my car, I saw that our 10-foot mesquite tree had fallen over.  I looked around at our neighbors’ yards to see if their trees had fallen over, but mine was the only one that had fallen.  I got closer to the tree to see if I

Therapy for a child diagnosed with bipolar, oppositional defiant, ADHD, anxiety, or reactive attachment disorder (RAD) in Gilbert and Mesa, Arizona

Do you have a child who has been diagnosed with bipolar, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anxiety, or Reactive Attachment Disorder? Have the behavioral programs that you have tried not worked with your child? Would you like an alternative treatment approach to medication? Parents Can Help The truth is, there is a lot that parents can do to help their children who struggle with mood disorders learn to regulate their emotions within tolerable levels. Understanding Emotions The first step to treatment

What is family counseling?

Family Counseling in Mesa Arizona Family counseling is where the focus of counseling is not on just one individual but rather the focus is on the way individuals relate within the family.  A family systems approach to counseling is similar to understanding how a car engine works.  Each part of the engine affects, and is affected by, other parts of the engine.  If one part breaks, it doesn’t take long for other parts to be affected.  Similarly, when one individual

Pediatric Therapy in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona

Is it possible for a baby to be depressed? Many parents wonder if it is really possible for a baby to be depressed or to have anxiety, after all, he is just a baby.  The truth is baby’s can become depressed and they can develop anxiety. Many things play a part in a child developing anxiety or depression.  Part of it may be genetic, part of it may be due to medical or physical problems.  A part of it may