Category Archives: The Growing Parent

Our Schools & The Mental Health Crisis

Our Schools & The Mental Health Crisis

Our schools are experiencing a mental health crisis. In any given year, up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder.

What can we do to identify these students within our schools and connect them to the resources they need?

In part 1 of a series on mental health in schools, NPR talked to educators, advocates, teachers and parents across the country about what a comprehensive approach to mental health would look like.

Michelle Rathburn, LAMFT
mrathburn @ growcounseling.com

Conflict Tools You Can Use

Conflict Tools You Can Use

While perusing Pinterest and looking for posts regarding conflict, I came across the following quote: 10% of conflict is due to difference of opinion and 90% is due to tone of voice and delivery. I was curious about the origin. While I was not able to find consensus as to the author, it seems to…

How to “Parent Proof” Your Marriage

How to “Parent Proof” Your Marriage

One of the most frequent issues that many spouses face is problems with intrusive parents. Do you experience parents who call daily, come over uninvited, tell you how to parent your children, judge the decisions you make or disrespect your spouse? These type of encounters are problematic to marriages because they violate the trust, protection and loyalty…

How to Argue with Your Spouse in Front of Your Children

How to Argue with Your Spouse in Front of Your Children

Every couple is different, but it’s necessary to point out that all healthy relationships have some level of conflict. To be perfectly honest, when a relationship has no conflict, that is often a sign there are likely some more significant concerns that need to be addressed. That being said, I expect for parents to have some conflict with each other and children will likely witness it from time to time. Keep in mind though, as with anything else, they will learn from what they see and hear.Read More »

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