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

Ms. Katy Cornell
(248) 764-5670
Child and Family Solutions Center33493 West 14 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Divorce, Parenting
Qualification
School: Loyola University Chicago
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 9 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

University Center for the Child and the Family (UCCF)
(734) 259-3184
University Center for the Child and the Family (UCCF)530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Parenting, Child or Adolescent, Testing and Evaluation
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)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Mrs. Victoria Schreiber
(248) 277-5763
Victoria Schreiber, LLC29231 Fieldstone
Farmington Hills, MI
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Child or Adolescent, Parenting, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Wayne State University
Year of Graduation: 1983
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$60 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

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

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

Jacqueline Himelright
(517) 292-4530
13980 Schavey Road
Dewitt, MI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Parenting, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Michigan State University
Year of Graduation: 1997
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Native American
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$50 - $60
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes

Mr. Christopher J Marzonie
(313) 632-3477
Fast Forward Counseling7596 Macomb
Grosse Ile, MI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Anger Management, Parenting, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Siena Heights University
Year of Graduation: 1995
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
$50 - $70
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes

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

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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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