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The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester

The postpartum period, also known as the fourth trimester, is a critical time for new mothers, marked by significant bodily changes. Following childbirth, women experience a sharp decline in hormone levels, which can trigger various symptoms including hair loss, night...

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Education About Sex

Education About Sex

Let’s talk about Sex, Baby…. When should we start talking to kids about sex? This is an important conversation to have with kids and it actually starts at a really young age and then progresses throughout childhood. Just like anything, it is done in developmentally...

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Counseling During the IVF Process

Counseling During the IVF Process

Even beginning to consider the IVF journey creates emotional ups and downs, uncertainties and stressors. The sheer complexity of the process can take a toll on one's mental and emotional well-being. At New Roots Counseling Frisco, we are no strangers to the process of...

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Helping Kids With Time Management

Helping Kids With Time Management

I'm Katie Zuverink, I'm a children's therapist, adolescent therapist, and a parenting specialist in Frisco, Texas. So today we're going to be talking about time management for your kids and how you can encourage and empower that. So you're not running around chasing...

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Why Can’t I Think Straight When I’m Nervous?

Why Can’t I Think Straight When I’m Nervous?

  The answer to this question is complex - but we are going to do our best to break it down for you. It all starts with the prefrontal cortex. The Prefrontal Cortex Unveiled: Situated at the front of the brain, the prefrontal cortex is our neural command center...

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Holiday Anxiety: When to Seek Counseling for a Merrier Mind

Holiday Anxiety: When to Seek Counseling for a Merrier Mind

  We usually think of the holiday season as a time of joy, togetherness, and merriment. However, for lots of folks, it can also bring up feelings of anxiety and stress. From the pressure to meet expectations and create the "perfect" holiday to the added financial...

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Parenting Through the Holidays

Parenting Through the Holidays

  The Holidays are coming and for kids and parents that can mean a big change in routine with kids out of school, dinners with friends and family and parties galore! Sounds fun, right? Well, when we have children who have anxiety, these changes in routines can...

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Guiding Questions for Teens

Guiding Questions for Teens

  As our kiddos get older and are figuring “stuff” out, it’s a privilege for us when they come to us as parents for our help. Also as parents, we often want to solve all of our kids' problems; from talking to that stinker’s mama who said those hateful things to...

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How Does Counseling Help Kids and Teens with ADHD and ADD?

How Does Counseling Help Kids and Teens with ADHD and ADD?

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - formerly known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - are common conditions that affect millions of children and teenagers worldwide. These conditions can create significant challenges in academic, social, and...

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Limit Setting with Kids

Limit Setting with Kids

   All right. Hi, I'm Megan Jackson. I am a kiddo therapist and parenting specialist, and I'm here to teach y'all how to set limits with your kids and help them process their behaviors and feelings. So we got our kiddo and they are playing in the playroom with...

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Things to Consider When Looking for a Children’s Therapist

Things to Consider When Looking for a Children’s Therapist

  We know that looking for a counselor for your child can be incredibly overwhelming. And there is a whole world of information out there… But what exactly should you take into consideration? We want to help you sort it all out. Whether you come see us or go see...

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How Trauma Changes the Brain

How Trauma Changes the Brain

  Have you ever felt like your brain was out of your control? Like the thoughts and beliefs you are experiencing in response to the events in your life are keeping you in a loop of fear, shame, guilt, and helplessness? If so, you might have experienced trauma....

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BETWEEN TWO HOMES

BETWEEN TWO HOMES

Co-Parenting is a common term for families going through separation or divorce. What it looks like between each family is as unique as a person’s fingerprint, it looks different for everyone. Most times, co-parenting comes with many challenges within the family...

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Getting Back in the School Groove

Getting Back in the School Groove

The lazy days of summer are coming to an end (not that our weather realizes it), and that means it's time to shift gears and embrace our back-to-school season. As parents, one of the biggest challenges we face is getting our kids back into the routine of going to...

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Welcome 2023-2024 New Frisco Teachers!

Welcome 2023-2024 New Frisco Teachers!

New Roots Counseling joined other Frisco businesses to welcome over 800 new teachers to the Frisco ISD in August! This year’s theme was “Teachers are our Super Heroes” and at New Roots Counseling, we could not agree more. We see so many children and adolescents, and...

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Children’s Books for Social Emotional Learning

Children’s Books for Social Emotional Learning

Counselors who specialize in child/adolescent therapy will often use therapeutic books to implement during sessions.  Counselors know that as a child, counseling can be scary, nerve-wracking, and overwhelming in the beginning. Incorporating books not only allows for...

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What is Trauma – actually?

What is Trauma – actually?

Especially after the Covid pandemic in 2020, the word “trauma” has been used more and more. It’s not uncommon to hear someone describe their meeting at work or their experience reading a sad book as “traumatizing;” sometimes people ascribe trauma symptoms to...

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Talking to Kids About Play Therapy

Talking to Kids About Play Therapy

There are many reasons why families choose to participate in play therapy for their children. Every family has their own specific reason to start on the adventure. Regardless of your how or why being honest and open through the process benefits a family and the child....

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