Culture Doesn’t Teach Grit Anymore

I don’t know about you, but I’m frustrated. The more I look around, the more I see young people not being able to tolerate struggle and adults who believe its their duty to remove struggle from the lives of young…

Counseling for Couples: 5 Signs It’s Time to See a Therapist

Even healthy relationships experience difficulties. This is where couples counseling can help equip you with the tools you need to get your relationship back on track. Below, we will discuss 5 signs it’s time for a couple to see a…

How to Address School Refusal

It’s that time of year again where we prepare our children and teens for another school year. It feels like we just settled into warmer weather, but the school supplies are popping up in stores, family vacations are wrapping up,…

A Guide for Parents: How to Handle Playdates That Go South

SMACK. Things were going well the last time you checked, but now it seems that everything has rapidly turned south. A raised voice quickly escalated to altercation, and your child is the culprit of the resounding smacking sound that was…

How to Find Counselors in Naperville

Whether it’s your first time seeking counseling services or you’re a longtime counseling veteran, finding a new therapist can feel like a daunting task. If you’re trying to sort through different counselors in Naperville, here are a few tips that…

“Because I Said So!”: Strategies for Managing Problem-Solving with Your Child

How many times have you found yourself saying, “because I said so!” in response to your child’s demands? Especially in frustration after hearing the same question over and over? I get it. Those four little words roll easily off the…