Resilient Kids Child and Family Therapy

Resilient Kids Child and Family Therapy Resilient Kids provides child, teen, adult and family therapy in Middletown, Delaware.

07/10/2024

🌞 Teach Your Kids to Be Kind to Wildlife During Extreme Heat! 🐦🌳

With temperatures soaring, it's important to remind our children that while we can cool off with a flick of a switch, wildlife can't. Let's teach empathy by helping our animal neighbors stay cool and hydrated, and use this opportunity to teach kids about emotions and taking the perspective of others.

πŸ’§ **Prevent Dehydration:**
- **Clear Access to Natural Water Sources:** If you have a pond or stream, clear debris from the banks to help wildlife reach the water. Get permission to clean up plant matter and litter in other areas. Discuss with your child how it would feel to be thirsty and unable to find water.
- **Provide Fresh Water:** Set up a bird bath or create one using simple materials. Add a drip jug, mister, or fountain to keep the water moving and appealing. Explain how birds feel refreshed by cool water, just like we do.
- **Small Mammals:** Place dishes of water outside. Refill them often and add a stick for easy escape. Talk about how it feels to be safe and cared for, and how we can offer that feeling to animals too.

🌳 **Offer a Shady Space:**
- Let your bushes and shrubs grow large and leafy during summer. Ask your child to imagine how hot and tired animals feel and how shade can be a relief.
- Plant a shade garden in naturally cool areas of your yard. Discuss how finding a cool spot makes us feel better and more comfortable, and how animals need this too.
- Leave animal burrows undisturbed; they provide much-needed relief from the heat. Explain how these burrows are like cozy homes for animals to rest and stay cool.

πŸ’‘ **Teaching Perspective and Emotions:**
- Encourage your child to think about how animals feel during hot weather. Ask questions like, "How would you feel if you couldn't find water?" or "What do you think it feels like to rest in a shady spot when it's really hot?"
- Use these activities to discuss different emotions and how we can recognize them in others, even animals.
- Highlight the importance of caring for others and showing kindness, emphasizing how small actions can make a big difference.

By showing kindness to animals, we can instill values of empathy and care in our children. Let's all do our part to make this summer a bit easier for our wildlife friends!

06/26/2024
🌱🌼🌱 The garden at Buddy’s Place, the non-profit therapeutic farm that hosts our eco and equine-assisted psychotherapies,...
06/08/2024

🌱🌼🌱 The garden at Buddy’s Place, the non-profit therapeutic farm that hosts our eco and equine-assisted psychotherapies, is bursting with life, and we can’t wait for your children to experience it! We've got broccoli, wildflowers for our pollinator bee friends, tomatoes πŸ…, marigolds, zucchini, kusa Palestinian squash πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Έ, Jamaican callaloo πŸ‡―πŸ‡², and our mulberry tree is full of delicious fruit! πŸ‡πŸŒ»

Did you know? Gardening offers incredible benefits for kids' mental health. It helps reduce stress, improve mood, and boost self-esteem. Plus, digging into the soil connects them to nature, fostering mindfulness and a sense of responsibility.

Join us at Buddy’s Place, where your child can grow, heal, and thrive through the magic of nature. 🌿🐝

🌟🐐 Meet Emmy, Miss Monica’s cutest baby goat co-therapist who's been the life of the farm at our Eco Therapy Program! Ev...
03/25/2024

🌟🐐 Meet Emmy, Miss Monica’s cutest baby goat co-therapist who's been the life of the farm at our Eco Therapy Program! Everyone from the children to parents, therapists and even the horses, have been basking in the joy she brings. Emmy's presence has made every session a blast, and we only wish she could join us every day but after a full day of work, she misses her mommy too much to stay! 🌼

🌿 Discover the Healing Power of Nature! 🌳Did you know that spending time in nature has incredible mental health benefits...
02/06/2024

🌿 Discover the Healing Power of Nature! 🌳

Did you know that spending time in nature has incredible mental health benefits? 🌟 A 2023 study on "forest bathing" in Japan found it significantly reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety. πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ Engaging in physical activity also lowers the risk of depression.

Learn more about this in the enlightening New York Times article discussing the rising trend of outdoor therapy and its positive impact on mental health: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/05/well/mind/outdoor-therapy-depression-anxiety.html?unlocked_article_code=1.TE0.GZLh.iYRx9VBkV_5L&bgrp=g&smid=url-share&fbclid=IwAR1_MS_ZRQ6KHgOV0LuNvNJ47l9S7gOWrf9KM-x_FMykFrZ5T8c9JEkmnY8

What's even more special? Our Ecotherapist, Monica Shire, MS, received her training at the renowned Center for Integrated Therapy (CIT), as mentioned in the article. 🌱

At Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy, we believe in the transformative power of nature, and we offer ecotherapy and equine-assisted psychotherapy programs to help you and your family thrive! 🐎

🌿 🌳

Mental health practitioners are hiking, camping and braving the elements with their clients β€” all in an effort to help them connect with the Earth, and with themselves.

Hey there, Resilient Kids community! We're thrilled to announce our upcoming FRIENDSHOPS: A Teens Social Skills Group Th...
10/25/2023

Hey there, Resilient Kids community! We're thrilled to announce our upcoming FRIENDSHOPS: A Teens Social Skills Group Therapy, led by Phil Ealy, M.R.E. &Supervised by: 🌟 Marissa Lloyd, LPCMH

πŸ—“ Start Date: November 11, 2023
⏰ Time: Every Saturday at 1:00PM
πŸ“ Location: Odessa Office (505 Main St, Odessa, DE)

This 9-week journey is tailor-made for teens in grades 9-12 who might be on the spectrum, dealing with ADHD, social anxiety, or facing challenges like bullying. 🀝 We're dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where teens can thrive in developing essential skills and building meaningful connections.

What to Expect:
✨ Improving Social Skills: Develop essential tools for effective social interactions.
✨ Making and Keeping Friends: Cultivate lasting connections and meaningful friendships.
✨ Reading Body Language/Social Cues: Hone in on non-verbal communication for richer connections.
✨ Improving Self-Image: Foster a positive self-perception and boost self-confidence.
✨ Skill Building for Social Interactions: Acquire practical skills for various social situations.
✨ Coping Skills for Bullying: Equip teens with strategies to navigate and overcome bullying challenges.
πŸ‘₯ 1 Parents Only Group: Get insights on how to support your teen at home.

πŸ’° Cost: $20 per group session

Ready to empower your teen? Dive into this transformative experience by completing the form linked below. Let's build resilience together! 🌟

Got questions? Read to get started? Email or call us at (302) 279-6491, [email protected]. Let's make a positive impact on our teens' lives! 🌈 🌟

Hey there, parents and teens of Middletown! Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy is thrilled to announce our Thriving T...
10/25/2023

Hey there, parents and teens of Middletown! Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy is thrilled to announce our Thriving Teens: Group Therapy to Conquer Anxiety and Depression is starting on 11/11/23! πŸ—“οΈ

🌟 What: Teens CBT Group Therapy for Anxiety & Depression
πŸ•°οΈ When: Every Saturday at 2:15 pm for 9 Weeks
πŸ“ Where: Our Odessa office (505 Main St, Odessa, DE)
πŸ’Έ Cost: Just $20 per group session

Led by Phillip Ealy, M.R.E. and supervised by Marissa Lloyd, LPCMH, this 9-week program is designed to provide a supportive space for teens grades 9-12 dealing with anxiety and depression. Our experienced therapists are here to guide them through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, fostering resilience and well-being. 🌈✨

What to Expect:
🎯 Understanding Anxiety & Depression

🧠 Developing Coping Skills

🌊 Behavioral Exposure

πŸ”„ Changing Negative Thinking

🌟 Promoting Self-Efficacy

🀝 Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Parental Involvement (1 group session)

πŸ”„ Generalization of Skills

Join us in the journey of resilience-building! πŸš€πŸ’ͺ

Ready to save your spot? Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or (302) 279-6491.

Let's create a community of strength and support for our teens! πŸ€πŸ’™ Feel free to share this post with friends and family who might benefit. We're here for you! 🌟

πŸŒΏπŸ§’πŸ½πŸŒ³ Unlocking Children's Potential with Nature-Based Therapy! πŸŒ³πŸ§’πŸΌπŸŒΏAt Resilient Kids, we believe in the transformative p...
09/27/2023

πŸŒΏπŸ§’πŸ½πŸŒ³ Unlocking Children's Potential with Nature-Based Therapy! πŸŒ³πŸ§’πŸΌπŸŒΏ

At Resilient Kids, we believe in the transformative power of nature. 🌻Our therapist, Dr. Monica Shire's newest article reveals the incredible benefits of Nature-Based Therapy (NBT) for clients of all ages!

🌟 NBT enhances self-concept, self-confidence, and locus of control.
πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ It reduces stress and promotes prosocial behavior.
πŸ˜ƒ Just 20 minutes in green spaces can ease children's anxiety.
🀝 Nature fosters kindness and empathy.
🌞 Outdoor time positively impacts depression and self-discipline.
πŸ“š It boosts school readiness, concentration, and academic performance.
🧠 Improved attention, critical for learning.
πŸŒ† Overlooking green spaces in classrooms enhances focus and stress recovery.

Read the full article for more insights on how nature can positively impact your child's development. πŸ“–πŸ‘‰ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zYdGLFK8nrjmwlUTprAh4uxxmiinv0UT/edit

πŸŽ‰ We're excited to introduce you to the newest member of our therapy team in the Odessa office: Asia Amway, MS. 🌟In sess...
09/08/2023

πŸŽ‰ We're excited to introduce you to the newest member of our therapy team in the Odessa office: Asia Amway, MS. 🌟

In sessions, Asia blends her vibrant energy and genuine empathy to create a comfortable space where you can be yourself. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Neumann University and a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. With over 7 years of experience, Asia's worked with everyone from high-energy toddlers to teenagers and young adults, tackling everything from ADHD to stress and substance abuse. She uses Mindfulness-Based, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered, and TF-CBT therapies – all tools to help you reset your thought patterns, find a brighter outlook, and embrace positive changes. Some of her specialties include:

✨ ADHD
✨ Trauma
✨ Anger management
✨ Anxiety
✨ Autism Spectrum
✨ Behavior modification
✨ Depression
✨ School issues
✨ Self-harm
✨ Stress
✨ Substance abuse

Asia's super easy to talk to, adaptable, and a great listener. You'll feel comfortable sharing your journey with her as you work toward your goals. Remember, "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step," and Asia's here to guide you on every step to meet your goals. 🌈

Outside of work, Asia enjoys the simple pleasures of life – quality time with loved ones, Netflix binges, good food, music, and exploring her favorite stores like Target and Trader Joe's. πŸΏπŸŽΆπŸ›οΈ

If you'd like to get started, please fill out our intake request form, or contact our client care coordinator today! πŸ“‹πŸ“ž

Thanks for being a part of our Resilient Kids family. We can't wait to see you soon. πŸ€—

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Join Our Virtual LGBTQ+ Teen CBT Group 🌈Looking for a safe space to cope with stress, connect with peers, and enhan...
09/06/2023

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Join Our Virtual LGBTQ+ Teen CBT Group 🌈
Looking for a safe space to cope with stress, connect with peers, and enhance your mental well-being? Look no further! We are launching a Virtual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group tailored just for LGBTQ+ teens in our community. 🌈

✨ **What Is AFFIRM?**
Our group follows the AFFIRM treatment model, a research-backed approach dedicated to reducing depression and anxiety in LGBTQ+ youth. Learn more about it here: (https://www.projectyouthaffirm.org).

πŸ‘©β€πŸ« **Meet Our Expert Facilitator**
Meet Juana Zegarra, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker with an impressive 20 years of experience working with LGBTQ+ youth. Juana is passionate about creating a safe and supportive environment for teens to explore their thoughts and feelings, equipping them with powerful tools to manage stress effectively.

πŸ“… **Important Details**
- **Start Date:** Wednesday, October 4th
- **Time:** 7:00 pm
- **Duration:** 9 weeks
- **Cost:** $250

πŸš€ **Reserve Your Spot Today!**
Spaces are limited, so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity. Contact our client care coordinator via email at [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]), call us at (302) 279-6491 if you have any questions. πŸ“žπŸ“©

If you're ready to sign up, please complete the AFFIRM interest form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfnG6LEjnOGUuvgPkt7sWjK3TExXmpOqs1LPPydLPt5KikPxQ/viewform

We can't wait to see you there! 🌈❀️

🐴 Exploring the Healing Power of Horses 🌟Recent studies from the Institute of Heart-Math have unveiled an incredible con...
08/30/2023

🐴 Exploring the Healing Power of Horses 🌟

Recent studies from the Institute of Heart-Math have unveiled an incredible connection between humans and our equine companions. 🌈 Did you know that being close to horses can lead to a two-way 'healing' effect?

🌟 The heart, known to possess an electromagnetic field even larger than the brain, projects energy up to 3 meters around our bodies. But hold onto your horses for this incredible fact... a horse's heart produces an electromagnetic field five times larger than ours! 🐎 Imagine an sphere of energy enveloping these majestic creatures, influencing our very own heart rates.

πŸ’– Horses possess a unique "coherent" heart rate pattern that aligns with feelings of calm and joy. This pattern mirrors our positive emotions and reflects a state of well-being. It's a telltale sign of their efficient stress recovery system. 🌿 Simply being in their presence can fill us with a sense of peace and contentment.

🌼 Interacting with these gentle giants offers a cascade of benefits: from reduced blood pressure and heart rate, an increase in pain-relieving beta-endorphins, and lowered stress levels, to improved social interactions and heightened feelings of empowerment, patience, and self-confidence.

🌻 Let's take a moment to celebrate these four-legged therapists who hold the key to a happier, healthier heart. Whether it's through equine-assisted psychotherapy, or a simple nuzzle, these incredible creatures remind us that healing can come from the most unexpected places.

At Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy, we're thrilled to offer you the transformative experience of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, hosted in collaboration with the Middletown non-profit, Buddy's Place, Inc. 🀝 Our team of dedicated mental health professionals, along with their equine co-therapists, are here to guide you every step of the way.

🐎 How to Get Started:
Have questions?πŸ“ž Call Us (302-279-6491 orπŸ“§ Email Us at [email protected]

πŸ“‹ Complete an Intake Request Form: Ready to get started? Head over to our website and complete the intake request form (https://www.resilientkidstherapy.com/schedule-a-session). This will help us understand your needs and preferences, ensuring that we tailor the experience to you.

πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸ Exciting News! πŸŒŸπŸŽ‰We're thrilled to celebrate an incredible achievement by our dedicated therapist, JoAnne Gaines! πŸ™ŒπŸŒŸJ...
08/28/2023

πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸ Exciting News! πŸŒŸπŸŽ‰

We're thrilled to celebrate an incredible achievement by our dedicated therapist, JoAnne Gaines! πŸ™ŒπŸŒŸJoAnne has earned her LPCMH under the supervision of Alicia Hicks, LPCMH. Her journey has been one of dedication, growth, and unwavering commitment to helping others.

With her warm and friendly nature, JoAnne makes a meaningful impact on the lives of people of all ages. 🌈🌱 She's the guiding light that helps unlock doors to dreams and goals, even during times of adversity. Her person-centered, solution-focused, and strength-based approaches breathe new perspectives into each client's journey.

JoAnne's connection with children and adolescents is truly remarkable, and her collaborative approach to therapy ensures that families find the positive changes they seek. πŸ€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Her dedication to making a lasting difference shines through, and her commitment to Mahalia Jackson's words, "If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain," embodies her mission.

Join us in congratulating JoAnne on this well-deserved achievement! πŸŽˆπŸ‘ Her dedication brightens the futures of all those she touches. Let's celebrate her accomplishments and the incredible work she does to spread hope, peace, and success. 🌟🌻

🌟 Thrilled to Introduce: Danyel Forehand, LMSW! 🌟Meet Danyel Forehand, the newest addition to our Resilient Kids Child &...
08/24/2023

🌟 Thrilled to Introduce: Danyel Forehand, LMSW! 🌟

Meet Danyel Forehand, the newest addition to our Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy team! With a genuine passion for helping individuals and families overcome life's challenges, Danyel is here to guide you toward hope, strength, and healing.

🌼 About Danyel:
Danyel specializes in working with clients aged 12 and up, and she offers both in-person sessions at our Odessa office and convenient online appointments. We understand that seeking the right mental health care is an important decision, and Cynthia, our dedicated client coordinator, is here to ensure a seamless and comfortable process for you.

Danyel is dedicated to helping individuals navigate the highs and lows of life, empowering them to find emotional balance and reclaim their daily lives. Her passion extends to supporting children, teens, adults, and families affected by incarceration and single parenting. Through her guidance, clients develop self-awareness, strengthen their self-perceptions, and nurture healthy relationships.

Danyel believes that each individual's journey is unique, and her approach is tailored to your specific needs. Her therapeutic toolkit includes Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, and a Trauma-Informed Approach, ensuring a personalized and effective path to healing.

With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Science and an MSW from Widener University, Danyel's dedication extends beyond her credentials. She has conducted crucial research on mental health services for children of incarcerated parents, advocating for their emotional well-being.

🌟 Danyel is well-equipped to guide you through various challenges, including:

- ADHD

- Anxiety

- Depression

- Family Conflict

- Trauma

- Woman’s Issues

- Stress

- Self-Esteem

- Incarceration

- Single Parenting

Beyond her professional pursuits, Danyel enjoys spending quality time traveling with family, exploring local eateries, and indulging in some retail therapy.

🌸 Taking the Next Step:

To request an appointment with Danyel, simply complete our quick intake request form (https://www.resilientkidstherapy.com/schedule-a-session). Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us via phone (302-279-6491) or email ([email protected]). Cynthia, our client coordinator, is here to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience for you.

We are genuinely excited to welcome Danyel to our team, and we're confident that her passion and expertise will prove to be an invaluable resource in providing support for you or your loved ones!

🌈 Helping Your Child Navigate Back-to-School AnxietyπŸ“šβœ¨Hey there, amazing parents! 🌟 Is your child feeling a bit nervous ...
08/23/2023

🌈 Helping Your Child Navigate Back-to-School AnxietyπŸ“šβœ¨

Hey there, amazing parents! 🌟 Is your child feeling a bit nervous about heading back to school? At Resilient Kids Child and Family Therapy, we've got your back with some expert tips to make this transition smoother for your little ones. πŸ€—πŸ’ͺ

πŸŽ’ **Acknowledge Their Feelings:** Sometimes it's tempting to focus only on the positive aspects of the new school year, but let's remember that our kiddos might be harboring worries. Let them know you're there to listen and understand their concerns. 🧑

πŸ—£οΈ **Open Up the Conversation:** Don't shy away from discussing challenges your child has faced beforeβ€”learning difficulties, social issues, or anything else. These struggles can guide us towards providing the right support! πŸš€

πŸ€” **Empower Them:** Encourage your child to voice their worries. This helps them feel heard and allows us to work together on solutions. What if they're afraid of speaking in class? What if math feels overwhelming? We're here to help them build strategies and confidence! πŸ’¬πŸ“

🎈 **Validate Their Worries:** Remember, what may seem small to us can be huge for them. Those β€œbig kids” in the hallway, class changes, or just fitting inβ€”these worries matter. Let's listen, empathize, and help them navigate these feelings. πŸ€—β€οΈ

🌟 **Highlight the Positives:** We understand that anxiety can cast a shadow on even the brightest moments. Let's work together to remind them of the good times they've had at school, like cherished friends, favorite classes, and exciting activities! βœ¨πŸŽ‰

πŸ“… **Stay Supportive:** Sometimes our little ones might not feel like talking, and that's okay. At Resilient Kids, we encourage you to be a steady presence, letting them know you're here whenever they're ready to share. 🌼🀝

Let's make this back-to-school season a success for your child! πŸ’« If you're looking for a safe space where your child can thrive emotionally, Resilient Kids Child and Family Therapy is here for you. Reach out to us today and let's embark on this journey together. 🌈🌱

πŸŽ’πŸ§  Back to School and Mental Health: Setting Our Children Up for Success! A Guide for Parents & Educators 🌟As summer's w...
08/17/2023

πŸŽ’πŸ§  Back to School and Mental Health: Setting Our Children Up for Success! A Guide for Parents & Educators 🌟

As summer's warmth transitions to autumn's embrace, it's that time again when kids venture back to school. While backpacks and pencils are important, don't forget about mental health! πŸ«πŸ’­

Did you know that 1 in 5 children faces mental, emotional, or behavioral challenges? Yet, many don't get the support they need. Good mental health directly impacts learning and growth, making it a must-have on the back-to-school list.

Here's how you can make this transition smoother:

πŸ—£ **Talk It Out**: Encourage your kids to share their feelings about school. Let them know that it's okay to feel nervous, and that you're there to listen.

πŸ“† **Routine Matters**: A steady routine gives a sense of security. Set regular sleep times, healthy meals, and time for homework and relaxation.

🏫 **Familiar Faces**: Visit the school before it starts, if you can. Meeting teachers, exploring classrooms, and practicing the morning routine can make the first day less daunting.

πŸ‘« **Social Connections**: Encourage in-person interactions with classmates. Building friendships helps in adapting and enjoying the school year.

And educators, you play a huge role too:

πŸ” **Spot the Signs**: Training to identify signs of mental health concerns in students is crucial. Your support can make a world of difference.

🏒 **Safe Spaces**: Create a nurturing environment where students can openly discuss their feelings without fear.

πŸ“š **Mental Health Education**: Integrate mental health into the curriculum. This promotes empathy and understanding, creating a caring space for all.

Looking for professional help in ensuring your child's mental well-being? Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy offers a range of services including in-office, Telehealth, eco therapy, and equine-assisted therapy. Our dedicated team is here to support your family's journey.

Get in touch with Cynthia, our client coordinator, today! πŸ“ž Call 302-279-6491 or email [email protected]. Learn more about our services at www.resilientkidstherapy.com.

Let's make this school year a mentally healthy and successful one! πŸŽ‰πŸ“š

πŸŒŸπŸš€ Exciting News Alert! πŸš€πŸŒŸ We are thrilled to introduce our NEW treatment offering - Parent Child Interaction Therapy, a...
08/04/2023

πŸŒŸπŸš€ Exciting News Alert! πŸš€πŸŒŸ We are thrilled to introduce our NEW treatment offering - Parent Child Interaction Therapy, also known as PCIT! πŸ€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

πŸ‘‰πŸ§’ Designed for children aged 2 to 6 and their caregivers, PCIT is a specialized program to tackle social, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. πŸ§ πŸ’•

Is your child experiencing any of the following? πŸ˜“

πŸ’₯ Frequent temper tantrums
🚫 Defiance - refusing to follow directions
πŸ’’ Verbal and/or physical aggression
πŸ’” Destruction of toys and/or family belongings
😑 Backtalk or sassing adults
😒 Whining or crying for no apparent reason
πŸ™‹ Constantly seeking attention
πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Hyperactivity
πŸ—£οΈ Interrupting others
πŸ•°οΈ Short attention span
🏫 Difficulty with behaviors at school, preschool, and/or daycare

πŸ’– But don't just take our word for it! Hear what parents who completed PCIT have to say:

🌟 "After PCIT, my child's behavior improved significantly! Our bond is stronger than ever, and we're so grateful for the positive changes." - Sarah M.

🌈 "PCIT helped us regain control of our family life. It's amazing to see our child's progress and the tools we've learned are invaluable!" - Mark W.

πŸ’»πŸ€πŸ  "We opted for virtual PCIT sessions, and it was just as effective! The therapists were supportive and understanding throughout the process." - Emily L.

🌟 PCIT is different from other therapies in many ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

πŸ‘ͺ Both the child and caregiver(s) are present throughout the session (not just at the beginning and end of the session).

πŸ”¬ Research consistently demonstrates that treatment is most effective when parents and children participate together.

πŸŽ“ Caregivers learn, practice, and master behavior management skills.

πŸ† PCIT is a skill-based, family therapy where caregivers (not the therapist) utilize behavior management strategies with their children, significantly improving long-term success.

πŸ”„ Live coaching of behavior management skills. PCIT therapists provide immediate, positive feedback to help caregivers manage behavior problems in the moment (rather than saying "Next time that happens, try this").

πŸ“† Short-term, evidence-based treatment. The average length of PCIT therapy is 14-16 sessions.

πŸ’ͺπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Take this important step towards positive changes in your child's behavior and overall well-being! Don't miss out, sign up now! 😊❀️ 🌟🌟🌟

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🌻🌿🌸 Calling all parents and caregivers! πŸŒΌπŸŒ³πŸπŸ“ΈπŸŒΎ Take a peek into the enchanting farm of Buddy’s Place, Inc., the host of R...
07/10/2023

🌻🌿🌸 Calling all parents and caregivers! 🌼🌳🐝

πŸ“ΈπŸŒΎ Take a peek into the enchanting farm of Buddy’s Place, Inc., the host of Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy and discover the wonders of our ecotherapy program! 🌿🌿

At Resilient Kids, we believe in the transformative power of nature to nurture and heal young hearts and minds. 🌱✨ That's why we're excited to share some captivating snapshots from our farm, where we offer an immersive experience that combines the magic of nature with the therapeutic benefits of gardening. πŸŒ»πŸŒΏπŸƒ

🌈🌿🐀 Research has shown that spending time in nature has profound positive effects on children's mental health. Here are just a few of the incredible benefits they can gain from our ecotherapy program: 🌿🌼🐞

1️⃣ Improved emotional well-being: Being in nature promotes a sense of calm, reduces stress levels, and enhances overall emotional well-being. The serene and peaceful environment of our farm provides a sanctuary for children to unwind and reconnect with themselves.

2️⃣ Enhanced creativity and imagination: Nature sparks creativity like no other! Through our ecotherapy program, children have the opportunity to engage in various garden activities, allowing their imagination to bloom and flourish amidst the vibrant colors and textures of the natural world.

3️⃣ Increased physical activity: Gardening involves gentle physical exertion, from digging and planting to watering and weeding. By participating in these activities, children engage in light exercise, improving their physical well-being and overall fitness.

4️⃣ Boosted self-esteem and confidence: As children witness the growth and progress of the plants they care for, they develop a sense of accomplishment and pride. This boosts their self-esteem and fosters a positive sense of self-worth.

5️⃣ Connection with the environment: Our ecotherapy program allows children to build a deep connection with the environment. They learn about the interconnectedness of all living things, fostering a sense of responsibility and empathy towards nature and the world around them.

πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸŒ± Join us at Resilient Kids Child & Family Therapy and give your child the gift of nature! Let them explore, play, and grow in our enchanting farm setting, where every day is an adventure. 🌿🌼🌻

πŸ’ŒπŸŒ³βœ¨ To learn more about our ecotherapy program, please contact us at (302) 279-6491 or intake at resilientkidstherapy.com. Together, let's create a brighter future for our children, rooted in the wonders of nature. 🌿🌸🌈

The Healing Cottage is offering postpartum therapy for new moms!
05/13/2023

The Healing Cottage is offering postpartum therapy for new moms!

05/13/2023

Attention LGBTQ+ teens ages 14-18! We are thrilled to announce the launch of our virtual cognitive behavioral therapy group designed to help you cope with stress. The group follows the AFFIRM treatment model (https://www.projectyouthaffirm.org) and will be led by Juana Zegarra, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years of experience working with LGBTQ+ youth.

The AFFIRM model is a research-backed treatment approach specifically designed for reducing depression and anxiety in LGBTQ+ youth. This model emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for teens to gain a deeper understanding of their thoughts and feelings, and develop new tools to help them manage stress to improve their mental well-being.

The group will meet weekly for 9 weeks, starting on Wednesday, June 14th, at 7:00 pm. The cost for the 9-week program is $250. Spaces are limited, so we encourage you to contact our client care coordinator by email ([email protected]) or phone (302) 279-6491 to reserve your spot today.

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with other LGBTQ+ teens, learn new coping strategies, and enhance your overall well-being. We can't wait to see you there!

Resilient Kids provides child, teen, adult and family therapy in Middletown, Delaware.

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505 West Main Street
Odessa, DE
19730

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 7pm
Tuesday 9am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 7pm
Sunday 9am - 7pm

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+13022796491

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