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Advocating for your K-12 child with disabilities

September 12, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer

Many school districts offer resources for K-12 kids with disabilities. Learn more about the kinds of support that may be available to your family.

Peer counseling helps students thrive

September 8, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Through peer counseling, students can get mental health support from someone their own age without fear of judgment. Find out how these programs work.

Taking our anxiety back to school

August 30, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer

Heading back to school feels much heavier than it used to. Follow this practical advice to help take care of your kids’ mental health—and your own.

The power of breath: Teach children to breathe on purpose and calm big emotions

June 14, 2022 | Published by PESI Inc.

Kellie Bailey’s newest children’s book, "Some Days I Breathe on Purpose," explores the power of breath to help children handle challenging emotions. Get an...

Taking charge of your emotions: Strategies for keeping it together when kids fall apart

May 19, 2022 | Published by PESI Inc.

When children experience big emotions, the role of a caregiver is to model emotional regulation and provide support without getting sucked into the chaos. Help...

Parenthood and mental health, part 2: Postpartum challenges and parental support

May 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood may cause or exacerbate mental health conditions like anxiety, postpartum depression, and more.

Child life services: What they are and how to find them

December 23, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn what child life is, where you can find child life specialists, and how your child can benefit from child life services in stressful settings.

Families and mental health: Dynamics, relationships, therapies

August 6, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn how family dynamics shape your mental health and vice versa, and how to help yourself or a family member struggling with mental illness.

Play therapy: Definition, benefits, types, techniques

August 5, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn about the benefits of play and how play therapy can help children regulate their emotions, process trauma, and learn to problem solve.

Parenthood and mental health, part 1: Pregnancy and childbirth

May 13, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

Pregnancy and childbirth can be exciting, fraught, and everything in between. Mental health challenges are common during this life transition.

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