Fall WebBrochure!

webbrochure fall 2014 Play is Therapeutic! Learning to play, speaking your child’s language and helping them problem solve in a developmentally appropriate way—this is our dream for you! We are beginning a series of groups that will help to underscore the importance...

4 Easy Steps to Get the Latest Updates about Acorn CES!

Find us on LinkedIn We are online in all kinds of places, but my personal fav is LinkedIn. If you ask to connect or to follow our company, I’m all for it! We share professional information, updates, articles we are reading and our latest posts right here! You...

Easy Ways to Bless Acorn CES

Bless those who bless you! Showing gratitude is an important way of cementing, acknowledging and growing a relationship. Therapy is at its core a very personal relationship and while you do attend, work on issues, and pay for services, there are other ways to show...

Parent Education Books

Books are a great way to do add to my parent education tool-belt-as quickly, easily, and cheaply as possible. Here are some of my favorite books: How to really love your child by D. Ross Campbell This is a great book that really helped me think about my parenting in a...

This Is Your Brain On Play Therapy

Last week was amazing! Learning about how the brain develops in order and through experience of things like play therapy. We always think of the brain as being a static organ, but experience–the books we read, the places we go, the people we meet, and the games...
Find Your Voice in Counseling

Find Your Voice in Counseling

Find your voice. Your experiences, your life, your story, they are essential to who you are as a person and who and how we are meant to interact. Too often, I find that those who visit my office have learned early and well how to hide their true voices, to not see or...

Rules = Joy | Play Therapy Taught Me. . .

2014 marks the year that I will have practiced as a therapist for 15 years. Six months as a practicum student, 18 months as an intern, another year learning about play therapy, but I saw my first clients in 1999. What are the biggest lessons I’ve learned in all that...