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Coping with First Day School Anxiety
Posted by Laurinda | December 9, 2023

A Guide to Help your Child Cope with Anxiety on the First Day of School.  So, the big day is looming: Your little one's first day at school! It's a...

Protecting My Child
Posted by Laurinda | September 25, 2023

A short poem inspired by the important work I do in helping children (including inner children) hold on to  the sparkle and magic of life. The precious gift of witnessing...

How to Help Your Child Feel Good About Themselves
Posted by Laurinda | April 13, 2023

6 Important Strategies to help your child feel good about themselves.  As a counsellor and child therapist, I always begin the therapeutic relationship by asking parents what their ultimate goal...

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Devil’s Child
Posted by Laurinda | February 9, 2023

The following poem and artwork, Devil's Child, is an example of how I used a combination of talk therapy, art therapy, play therapy and mindfulness to make peace with and...

Stop Being the Victim
Posted by Laurinda | January 30, 2023

The first step needed to stop being the victim and start taking back control of your life after trauma.  "You can’t sit under the chicken coop and ask God to...