The summer can be such an exciting time for new adventures, and new friendships. For some kids the idea of going to summer camp and not knowing anyone there can feel daunting. They may have mixed feelings of excitement to go and feeling nervous worried about meeting new kids and trying to make a new friend. For many of us, our social skills got a bit rusty during the pandemic years as we had less opportunities for social engagement. We are also have capacity to bounce back, and with the right supports people can grow in their ability and continue to build upon their social skill know how. Find below some ways to support your child:
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I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist. And I have been writing this blog since May 2021 about various topics including parenting, supporting adult and child mental health, and holistic approaches. The intention of this blog is to provide resources and information to others, however it is not intended to take the place of therapy. If you have any questions about anything written please reach out to me.