How to Develop a Positive Self-Image for Teens

Adolescents/Teens

How to Develop a Positive Self-Image for Teens

Physical self-image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror and how you think about how you look.  When you look in the mirror, your mind makes a mental image of what your body looks like.  You see your hair, face, arms, stomach, legs, feet, and all your body parts.  Your mind makes an image of all...[ read more ]

How Learning Disabilities Affect a Child’s Mental Health

For many children and teens, learning disabilities are a frustrating part of life. Learning disabilities not only bring a sense of shame and isolation, but they can also lead to mental health issues in some children. What Are Learning Disabilities? According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a learning disability is any disorder of the fundamental psychological processes...[ read more ]

How to Talk to Your Young Child About the LGBTQIA+ Community

As a parent or caregiver, it can be difficult to know the right thing to say when kids question what we deem to be adult topics. Broaching topics of sexuality can be awkward for both parties, however, it is a necessary conversation to have. When it comes to talking about homosexuality and transgender individuals, children should be given age-appropriate information...[ read more ]

Fort Lauderdale Location

We have exciting News! Caring Therapists of Broward is expanding once again to a second location in Fort Lauderdale!  Our new downtown Fort Lauderdale location is opening in May 2021 on the 17th floor of the Fox building.  This new office is associated with the successful practices in Davie, FL and Wellington, FL.   At our new Fort Lauderdale location, we...[ read more ]

3 Ways Teens Can Benefit from Therapy

Not many of us remember our teenage years as walks in the park. That’s because this time in our life is punctuated by uncertainties, social pressure, and a surge of hormones. Because of this perfect storm, many teens act out, which can cause a lot of chaos and disruption in the home and family. Here are 3 reasons why teens...[ read more ]

Mental Health Habits for 2021

We live in a society that seems obsessed with physical health and weight loss. A majority of people have tried one or more diets to lose weight. People join gyms, juice, and take supplements, all in an effort to optimize their physical health. Sadly, most people don’t give their mental health a second thought. The problem is, no matter how...[ read more ]

Virtual Schooling For Parents

Across the country, parents are struggling with supporting their children's mental health and taking care of their own. The pandemic is gaining strength, with states from coast to coast reporting substantial upswings in coronavirus cases. And, as we head into the dreaded wintertime, when temperatures are dropping and epidemic conditions are expected by epidemiologists and public health experts to worsen,...[ read more ]

The 5 Best Therapies for Those on the Autism Spectrum

Autism is a mental health disorder that affects both children and adults. It causes people to behave in certain ways that are considered “abnormal” and make interaction with others very difficult. While there is no cure for autism, there are treatments that have been shown to help people, including children, improve their social interactions. The following are five of the...[ read more ]

Creative Expressive Therapies for Kids and Teens

Life hasn’t been the same for any of us for over a year now. As we continue to try and adapt our lives to safely deal with this coronavirus, it has taken its toll on many, both financially and emotionally. Kids have been hit particularly hard during this time. Last year, many might have thought the idea of no school...[ read more ]