Emotional Regulation Coaching for Kids
Emotion Coaching for Social Emotional Development by Dr. Jamie LewisOne of the most important skills we learn as children is emotion regulation. A well-regulated child will not upset easily, and when upset, will learn to regulate and return to baseline relatively quickly. When we learn to regulate emotions as a young child, we are more likely to handle overwhelming experiences as adults. Adulthood is accompanied by a variety of stressful situations (e.g., finances, work conflict, relati […]
When You Hate the One You Love – Managing Complex Feelings
We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of a screaming fight (OK, some of you are probably not screamers, so maybe a glowering fight) with the exact person that just 24 hours earlier you were feeling so incredibly in love with. Or you are furious with your 15 year-old for breaking curfew YET AGAIN when just last week you were sharing a touching moment with them where they thanked you for being such a great parent. And now you want to kill that same child. Not literally, but…Yes, it happens […]
Trust – What Does It Really Mean To Give It To Someone ?
Recently a therapist friend of mine forwarded me a link…
Helping Your Child Get Through Anxiety
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Adam and Eve as the First Love Story – What Can We Learn from Biblical Love?
With divorce rates in some social strata continuing to rise…