Entries by Jessica Wein

Help Your Child Through a Friendship Break-Up

As adults, we can all relate to what it feels like to go through a ‘breakup,’ and all of the subsequent feelings that go along with it. Whether it be with a significant other, a business relationship or a friendship, there are often unresolved feelings related to the situation. For children, a friendship-breakup is typically […]

How to Have a Real Conversation with Your Kids

      Parent: “How was school today?” Child: “Good.” Parent: “What did you learn today?” Child: “Stuff.” Does the above dialogue sound familiar to you? For many parents and caregivers, finding out about your child’s day can feel like an uphill battle, often met with vague, non-descript responses. One way to make this exchange more […]

Benefits of a Worry Box

  What Is A Worry Box? A worry box is a cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approach to addressing excessive worry and anxiety in children. This modality aims to take the worry and anxiety off of the child, and places it onto a tangible  item such as a box. Materials Needed A box (typically, an empty Kleenex box […]