‘mental health’

A Yard Full of Sticks; A Life Full of Trials

By Mental Health Therapist Karen Stull  October in Florida brings many storms. Sometimes that means more to clean up in our yards and driveways. ... continue reading

What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know About FASD

By Tamra Cajo, Director of The Florida Center’s FASD Diagnostic Clinic I have been in the mental health field for almost 20 years, working ... continue reading

Why I chose my children’s mental health over Covid-19 risks at daycare

By Merab Favorite (originally posted in Sarasota/Manatee Mom Blog) The decision to send my children back to daycare wasn’t an easy one. I knew ... continue reading

Safe Tips for Trick or Treating That Every Parent Should Know

By Lisiane Jimenez, M.A., School-Based Mental Health Therapist As a school-based mental health therapist and the mother of two teenagers, I have put a ... continue reading

Family Members ‘Major’ in Mental Health at Parent University

By Merab Favorite, Marketing and Development Manager  SARASOTA, CO.  – The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s team of school-based mental health therapists took on ... continue reading

From Teacher to Mental Health Therapist; 5 lessons I learned on my journey

By Shandria Woodall, School-Based Mental Health Therapist 1). Children need safety and stability to learn and flourish I was raised in an extremely difficult ... continue reading

Feel Good Friday, “Derrick’s Story”

It’s Friday and we have all the feels because of this amazing story about a boy who recently overcame developmental issues thanks to one ... continue reading

Mental Health Counselors Serving Schools

Sarasota County Schools, The Community Foundation of Sarasota County and The Florida Center for Early Childhood are working together to offer early childhood mental ... continue reading