Attachment Issues

Attachment Issues

Attachment issues develop when children are over/under attached to others. Often, attachment disorders can present by a child lacking the proper attachment to their parents/caregivers. Conversely, attachment disorders can present when a child lacks boundaries with strangers. Although attachment issues typically develop before the age of 5, symptoms of them can carry into […]

Codependency

Codependency is when a person is in an unhealthy and often one-sided relationship. In a healthy relationship, both partners “meet in the middle” to sustain the relationship. In codependent relationships, however, one partner is always initiating behaviors to keep the relationship alive; paradoxically, they’re primarily dependent on the other person’s dependence on them (Psychology […]

Genesis Therapist Spotlight

 

Genesis Chesapeake, located at 2005 Old Greenbrier Road, is currently taking new clients, including (and especially!) children. Call (757) 965-5886 today for more information or to schedule an initial intake!

Lynn Parker

Lynn Parker is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing out of the Genesis Chesapeake location. She received her undergraduate degree […]

How to Make the Most of a School Day

For most children, school just started again. Although there is a great deal of excitement surrounding a new school year, there is also a great deal of stress. There are steps you can take to help your child get the most out of their day.

Eat Breakfast! Breakfast is often overlooked on busy mornings, but […]

Genesis Counseling Center at Nurturing Student Achievement Training

Genesis Counseling Center recently attended Healthy Choices for Youth’s “Nurturing Student Achievement” training for Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Ramsey Goshert, MA, LPC, presented on the rising levels of anxiety and how students are impacted in school. The presentation focused on how anxiety disorders can impact student success as well as tips and tools […]

Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder is when the brain has trouble receiving and responding to messages that it receives through the senses. Oftentimes, children with SPD may be oversensitive to stimuli in their environment, such as:

Texture/Taste Sounds/Noises Touch Balance Sights

Meet Julia: Teach children how to interact with the new Sesame Street Puppet with […]