9th Nov 2016

In 2017, I am so excited to announce that TreeHouse will begin offering classes addressing resilient emotional and mental health for Collin County youth. These series will consist of 6 weekly classes to be held on Sunday afternoons. These classes […]

28th Sep 2016

Current research is now showing that IQ is no longer the single most important factor in determining an individual’s success in life. This preeminent factor has been identified as an individual’s executive functioning. What is executive functioning? Executive functioning is […]

31st Aug 2016

This month I attended a bullying prevention conference.  The speaker was discussing the necessity of building bridges between our educators, parents, and students to decrease bullying and its serious impacts for our students. He mentioned one teacher who every week […]

3rd Aug 2016

I love this blog by Dr. Tina Payne Bryson (co-author of The Whole Brain Child, my favorite parenting book).  Dr. Bryson’s book was mentioned in a previous blog post. If you have children or adolescents in your life, I highly […]

30th May 2016

I recently had a discussion with a colleague about what sets me apart from other child counselors. I believe the unique talent and qualities that I bring to the counseling relationship is one of encouragement, promoting independence, and child empowerment. […]