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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Meet the Therapist: Jessica Allen

We asked Jessica Allen, one of our therapists in St. Louis, about what led her to the field, the work that she does and what she wished the community understood about the children and families we work with every day. This is what she said.

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Running for Resilience

Running for Resilience

We all know exercise is good for the mind and soul. Our Running Clubs help students grow their confidence and increase their resilience. Learn how in their own words.

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ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are negative stress-inducing circumstances children experience that shape the way they process and interact with the world around them. The simple series of questions about one's childhood can predict the likelihood of a series of health difficulties later in life. Resilient KC even conducted an ACE Study in our very own backyard and the results were staggering.

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How to Be a Great Parent in a Co-Parent Relationship

How to Be a Great Parent in a Co-Parent Relationship

The key to successful co-parenting is to separate personal feelings from the co-parenting relationship. Having both parents play an active role in their children’s daily lives is the best way to ensure your child’s needs are met. For the sake of your child’s well-being, follow these guidelines.

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How to Talk to Your Child or Teen About Going to Therapy

How to Talk to Your Child or Teen About Going to Therapy

It’s very common for children or adolescents to see a therapist, and talking to your child before their first therapy session can help them understand what to expect. Two of our experts on staff helped us put together some guidelines for talking to your child or teen about going to therapy.

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