Category: Behavioral Health
Most of us knew parenting wouldn’t be easy, but it’s impossible to understand the rigors of the job until you’re swimming (or dog paddling) in the midst of it. Parenting burnout is a real thing, and if you’re not careful, parenting fatigue and burnout have negative impacts on your health and well-being – as well as the well-being of your family.
Shelby has extensive experience working with youth, teens, and their families – specializing in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and trauma-informed play therapies for all ages (including parents and caregivers!). First and foremost, she is her patients’ ally, advocating for the understanding, support, and services they need to thrive.
Contact with nature invites you to take deep, cleansing breaths of fresh air. It offers the awe-inspiring performance of Mother Nature’s seasonal abundance and a chance to recharge the body, mind, and spirit. Study upon study demonstrates how connecting with nature improves whole-body health – including reducing stress levels, improved sleep habits, and lowering the risk of depression and anxiety.
This month kicks off the much loved and very traditional Portland Rose Festival, which includes a myriad of activities and events for adults, families, and children. It’s also the month when the Portland community stands strong in support of our LGBTQ+ community.
Pediatric Associates of the Northwest shares tips on how to talk to your child about the attack on Ukraine.