Parenting Counselor Marinette WI

Being in nature almost automatically connects us to a sense of something larger than ourselves and lets us disengage from day'to'day preoccupations. Not only can you provide opportunities for your child to be in nature, you can help her focus on fully engaging her senses.

Mr. Gilbert Garcia
Concerned Associates
(906) 864-2208
3612 13th St. www.concernedassociates.com
Menominee, MI
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, ACSW, LMSW, CEAP
Licensed in Michigan
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Obsessive/C
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Ariel Y Shibilski
Middleton, WI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Weight Loss, Parenting, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Edgewood College
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$120 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Mr. John P Rader
(262) 416-1934
Care & Counsel, sc13700 W. National Ave.
New Berlin, WI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Parenting, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$90 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: ComPsych

Ms. Rene A Burgoyne
(262) 257-9542
Rivers EdgeN 88 W16475 Main St.
Menomonee Falls, WI
Specialties
Parenting, Military issues, Trauma and PTSD, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Mt. Mary College
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 9 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$60 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Ms. Diane M Walker
(608) 729-7882 x280
Stein Counseling and Consulting505 King St. Ste 128
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Self Esteem, Loss or Grief, Parenting
Qualification
School: UW-Platteville
Year of Graduation: 1987
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Ms. Gina M Greatens
(920) 455-8370
Fox View Behavioral Health
Green Bay, WI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Parenting, Anxiety or Fears, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Edgewood College
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Mrs. Karen Heyer
(715) 318-2446 x709
Christian Heart Counseling401 2nd Street
Hudson, WI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Loss or Grief, Parenting, children with special n
Qualification
School: Alfred Adler Institute
Year of Graduation: 1998
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$80+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Dr. Mark Hirschmann
(414) 616-7367
Health Psychology Associates5800 N Bayshore Drive
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Parenting
Qualification
School: Purdue University
Year of Graduation: 1986
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$90 - $160
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Peter John Graskamp
(262) 317-9159
Cornerstone Counseling Services10850 W. Park Place
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Divorce / Co-Parenting Coach, Relationship Issues, Parenting, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Marquette University
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Please call to check insurance benefits

Ms. Deborah Lev-Er
(262) 292-1914 x109
Mequon Clinical Associates1045 West Glen Oaks Lane
Mequon, WI
Specialties
Parenting, Depression, Child or Adolescent, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Year of Graduation: 1993
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$130 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

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No Child Left Bananas

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By Elizabeth Marglin

Just like adults, children can feel completely out of control when they get stressed. Teaching them, by example, to stay present, quiet their minds, and check in with their gut feelings will help them learn to contain their emotions safely so temper tantrums don’t become their default mode of expression. With all the stimulation that bombards children, the new three Rs—rest, relaxation, and reflection—may prove to be as important as reading, writing, and ’rithmetic.

In response to the traumatic events of September 11, Linda Lantieri, author of Building Emotional Intelligence (Sounds True, 2008), developed a curriculum to help strengthen children’s ability to cope with stress. The following exercises can be taught to children 5 and older.

Create a peace corner.
Organize a special area where she can go to be quiet. You can include a photo of her favorite place, elements from nature, calming pictures, chimes, and quiet instrumental music.

Make room for silence.
While silence and kids may be a contradiction in terms, you can still try to
include silent breaks in your daily routine. For example, if you always listen to the radio or music when you drive, make it a family practice to have a few minutes of silence at the beginning and end of the car ride, and ask children to notice what they see, hear, and feel during that time.

Honor nature.
Being in nature almost automatically connects us to a sense of something larger than ourselves and lets us disengage from day-to-day preoccupations. Not only can you provide opportunities for your child to be in nature, you can help her focus on fully engaging her senses. For example, pick a place outdoors, and then observe, together, how that spot changes through the seasons.

Check in.
Young children are quite adept at tuning in to their bodies’ signals, but as they get older, cultural conditioning often diminishes this innate ability. Help your child recognize the signs of stress—jumpiness, fast breathing, tight feelings in the chest, tense muscles, and upset stomach—as a first step in teaching him how to release it.

—Elizabeth Marglin

Author: Elizabeth Marglin

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