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When Should a Child See a Mental Health Professional: Recognizing the Signs
In today's fast-paced, digital world, children face many challenges that can impact their mental well-being. As parents, caregivers, and educators, it is essential to be attuned to signs indicating a child is struggling emotionally. Knowing when to seek professional help is crucial in ensuring a child's mental health is prioritized. Child or pediatric therapy can be a valuable resource in helping children cope with various issues.
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Breaking Out of Depression and Anxiety

Take a quick moment to imagine an entrancing bird confined in a cage, boasting vibrant colors that captivate observers. This delightful bird, despite its raw and natural beauty, has never experienced life outside the cage.
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Cultivating Harmony for Mind and Body: A Voyage to Unwind Through Meditation and Mindfulness

In the fast-paced rhythm of contemporary existence, stress has insidiously permeated our lives in a significant and unwelcome manner. The pressures of work, relationships, and the constant influx of information in the digital age can leave us feeling inundated and fatigued. In pursuit of a healthier and more balanced life, I set out on a quest to explore effective and sustainable methods for de-stressing, leading me to the transformative practices of meditation and mindfulness.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):
Causes, Symptoms, and Management

ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder treated at Boise North End Wellness and Counseling, impacting both children and adults. Many individuals and their loved ones are often surprised by the diagnosis, but it provides answers to a host of often unaddressed questions and issues.
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Navigating the Digital Age: How Social Media Influences Youth Mental Health

In the age of smartphones and constant connectivity, social media has become an integral part of our lives. While it offers numerous benefits, it is essential to acknowledge its impact on mental health – especially among the youth.

 
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Mealtime Challenges and Picky Eating 

Ever worry that you are raising a picky eater? Does dinner cause you stress as a parent? If you find yourself always pleading, “Just take one more bite,” or frequently getting into mealtime battles, you may find some of these tips helpful to promoting a calm, struggle-free mealtime with your family. 

 
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Marriage and Relationships -Tom Ahlrichs LCSW

I have been providing therapy/counseling services since the year 2000.  During this time, I have often encountered clients who are under the illusion that marriage and relationships are supposed to be easy.  This is clearly a fairy tale. All relationships, intimate or not, require work and dedication to maintain their overall health.
 
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Child Emotional Regulation and Impulse Control

What do I say and do when my child is expressing big emotions when I hold a boundary or help my child transition? The most important thing to know is it doesn’t matter much about the content of what you say to your child but rather how you are present with your child.
 
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Top 6 Things to Find the Best Therapist For You

Finding a good counselor or psychologist is like finding a good plumber, dentist, etc.  There are many of them out there; some are excellent, and others aren’t worth your time or money.  Here are some tips for finding the best counselor for you.  
 
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