Jenna Behrens is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing in the mental health field for seven years. She owns Behrens Psychotherapy Services, LLC which has four office locations around the Milwaukee area. She works with children, adolescents, families, and adults on a wide array of issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, childhood behavioral disorders, adjustment disorders, stress and parenting.
Right about now is the time therapy for kids turns into hatching a plan with parents to make the adjustment from summer to the school year less hectic and difficult. Parents and children have some of the same worries when they think about starting a new school year: From homework to waking up and going to bed much earlier, anxiety rises. Here are some tips that should be started now to get kids (and parents) more prepared for the year ahead.
1- Take a deep breath. You will get through this. You will survive.