Parenting Counselor Mount Pleasant MI

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. Jon Steimel
Jon J Steimel, ACSW, LLC
(989) 968-4017
116 W Superior Street Suite 3
Alma, MI
Credentials
Credentials: ACSW
Licensed in Michigan
32 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Parenting Issues, Education/Personal Development, Attachment Disorders
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Shawn Larry, LLMSW
(989) 750-1848
201 S. University
Mount Pleasant, MI
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Elderly Persons Disorders,Loss or Grief,Personality Disorders,Relationship Issues,Thinking Disorders,Trauma and PTSD
Education
Clinical Master of Social Work from Michigan State University.Certificates in: Trauma Focused Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy, Hospice: End of Life Communication, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Insurance
No

Mrs. Candace Daniels
(586) 646-8495
44444 Mound
Sterling Heights, MI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Anxiety or Fears, Parenting
Qualification
School: Wayne State University
Year of Graduation: 2000
Years In Practice: 10 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adults,Elders
Average Cost
$80 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Ivan Sherick
(734) 365-6774
220 Riverview Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Emotional Disturbance, Anxiety or Fears, Parenting
Qualification
School: Washington University (St.Louis)
Year of Graduation: 1964
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$120 - $170
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Ms. Danielle Moncrief
(313) 437-7419
Northville Counseling Center670 Griswold
Northville, MI
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Parenting, Coping Skills, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Michigan School of Professional Psychology
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 5 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$70 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Timothy S Hartshorne
(989) 774-6479
Mount Pleasant, MI
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Cesre McQuaid
(989) 772-5833
Mt Pleasant, MI
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Natasha Kendal
(248) 716-5392
West Bloomfield
West Bloomfield, MI
Specialties
Life Coaching, Relationship Issues, Parenting, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: Michigan State University
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Ms. Karen Ann Anthony
(248) 860-0466
Early Childhood Associates41235 Clermont Ave
Novi, MI
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Parenting, Behavioral Issues, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Oakland University
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Average Cost
$70 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Cofinity

Dr. Kimberly Kelly
(313) 731-6439
3270 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Parenting, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Fordham University
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 9 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$100 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

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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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