When Helping Hurts – Enabling the Addiction of Your Child

When I was a beginning therapist and working in community mental health, I witnessed an example of what happens when families fall victim to enabling the addiction of their children. One of our services to the community was to help complete the paperwork for involuntarily hospitalization for a loved one’s treatment. Two families came in…

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Keeping Cool During a Child’s Tantrums

Tantrums can be so frustrating. It feels like your child is crying and screaming about something so unimportant. You may find it hard to keep your cool when you are so annoyed. Why won’t your kid be reasonable so you can both move on with your day? What can you do to help tantrums become…

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Manage Homework Stress

It’s that time of year again! The school year is about to begin here in Marietta, Georgia. Students and parents are getting their supplies together and getting ready to start a brand new year. Many of you are hoping that this year is going to be better than the last. Here are some easy tips…

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Why Choose Play Therapy?

Is Play Therapy Right for My Child? As a parent, you want what is best for your child and want to give them every opportunity to succeed in life. You want to get the best possible help, but which treatment options are best? Play therapy may be the answer. Play therapy is a treatment specifically…

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