If you are not an educator, you like me, do not have much of a template for parenting/teaching children how to be responsible digital citizens. Note that these skills are higher level executive functioning skills. They require practice, intentionality, and development. By that I mean, as young people age and their prefrontal cortex continues to […]
Helping young people Navigate Anxiety in a COVID-19 World
One day (hopefully in the not-too-distant future) the pandemic will end. In an ideal world, we will all open our doors, go back to hugging each other, shaking hands, sitting next to each other on buses, and be excited about embracing the world as it used to be. That is the idea. However, realistically, the […]
Family Therapy; One of the Most Important Elements of Recovery
An interview with Michael Borowiak, MSW, LICSW, expert in treating families with complex challenges How are families doing? What trends are you seeing with families? The world is changing rapidly. Families have little time to adapt and respond. Families are doing the best they can to figure out and navigate these changing dynamics around […]
Lessons from COVID – How did COVID change me? And how do I want it to have changed me?
March 2021 marked one year since Minnesota went into lockdown for the COVID-19 virus. One year. One year of quarantining, social distancing, hand sanitizing, and masking. One year of keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe, with sacrifices made along the way across every area of our lives. One year later, and we are starting to […]
What is Supervised Parenting Time and What is not?
Supervised Visitation/Supervised Parenting Time At Traverse Counseling & Consulting we believe that each parent in a child’s life is important. There are times when the conflict in a family makes it difficult to maintain a sense of safety for children. When there has been a breach of trust or concerns about a child’s emotional or […]
- Next Page »