As the pandemic has raged around us, we’ve all experienced some form of loss. For some of us, it’s been extreme, such as the loss of a loved one and for others, it’s been the loss of work opportunities, a graduation party, or the third grade field trip. For most, there was a loss of routine and constant new challenges. ...READ MORE »
This blog is a sequel to last week’s blog written by our Clinical Director, Amanda Good, LICSW who wrote on August Scaries, which is about how to cope with feeling fearful during this month’s transition back into pandemic protocols and school year routines.
As a family therapist in Washington, DC and a parent myself, I have been thinking about ...READ MORE »
This blog follows last week’s post on Pandemic Hangovers for Parents. It offers a checklist for a PARENT CHECK-UP that parents can use to assess their needs and form better plans for themselves as they emerge from pandemic restrictions.
Recently, I was meeting with a school counselor who supported hundreds of kids and almost twice that many parents during ...READ MORE »
I’m writing today about a topic that has come up in most of my sessions with parents over the past 30 days. Parents and kids are excited about summer. Families have travel plans booked. Some kids are headed off to camps. Parents are anticipating more normal work routines and benefitting from their social lives returning. Yet most parents I ...READ MORE »
Are you worried about what your kids will do with their time once school ends? Do you fear that they will become permanently merged with their favorite device? At TSG, we have spent the spring talking with kids and families about how they are coping during this pandemic. We know that many of your children are bored, disappointed, and ...READ MORE »