OUR APPROACH

When working with children, adolescents, families or adults, the Center for Mindful Families provides a unique, strength-based setting that focuses on overall mind-body wellness and utilizes play and mindfulness as therapeutic tools. Our approach is to create a collaborative and responsive plan for children, teens and their families, to act as partners in developing a more balanced family life and address emotional and behavioral concerns within your home.

Mechanisms for Change

  • Child-Centered Play Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Infant Mental Health

  • Sand Tray Therapy

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

  • Art Therapy Techniques

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Adjustment to Change, Transitioning

Adoption

Anger

Anxiety

Attachment, Parent-Child Relationship Struggles 

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder

Behavioral Difficulties (Home or School)

Bullying

Depression

Divorce, Separation, Blending Families

Domestic Violence

Encopresis/Enuresis

Grief and Loss

Parenting, Discipline

Relational Aggression

Self-Esteem 

Self-Harm

Selective Mutism

Social-Emotional Difficulties for Gifted Children and Teens

Social-Emotional Difficulties for Highly Sensitive Children and Teens

Social-Emotional Difficulties for LGBTQ Children, Teens and Adults

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

For Those who have experienced

Abuse

Academic struggles

Adoption

Chronic Illness

Death of a Loved One

Divorce

Bullying

Family Changes

Gender Confusion

Grandparents raising grandchildren

Physical, Mental or Developmental Differences

Substance Abuse in the Environment

Trauma

Violence

Common Concerns Include

“When you’re free, you can play. And when you are playing, you are free.”

Heidi Kaduson