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Teen Dating Adjusted

How to Navigate the Teenage Dating Stage as a Parent

Whether you like it or not, kids turn into teenagers, and teenagers turn into people who want to date other people. And whether you’re prepared for it or not — whether your rules allow for it or not, you can’t stop nature from happening. So, what do you do when you notice more-than-friends relationships form? …

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Kids Outside 2.1

5 Ways to Socialize Your Kids

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many challenges – one of them being that we now live in a socially distant world. For the better part of a year now, kids have been limited in their ability to socialize due to schools being closed and social activities being shut down, if not severely limited. This …

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Children Together Adjusted

Four Ways to Restore Peace and Balance

In person school, online school. The basketball game is on, and now it’s not. You can have friends over, now you cannot. The virus is scary, but don’t be too scared. Wear your mask while out, but not outside. Wear it outside – but, don’t go outside. The world as we know it is very …

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Teen Hiding Something

What to Do When You Know Your Teen is Hiding Something

 What to Do When You Know Your Teen is Hiding Something  Talk to your teen about anything except what he may be hiding. Yes, avoid the elephant in the room. Talk about cars, how bad the refrigerator stinks. Crack a joke about his bed head. For heaven’s sake, talk about the weather! Dialogue is dialogue, …

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6 Signs Your Teen is Hiding Something

6 Signs Your Teen is Hiding Something Something is different, but you cannot put your finger on it. He is not the same kid you knew six or even two months ago. You know he is hiding something, but what? How do you find out?  This is something that many parents will face in varying …

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COVID-19

Managing Life During COVID-19

In early March of this year, schools closed and businesses shut down, forcing countless people of all ages and demographics to stay home. The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has brought change to households all over the world — changes that could be good or bad depending on your life circumstance. We hope this article offers …

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Bullying

Is Your Child Being Bullied?

Bullying is that thing that comes in all shapes and sizes. It comes directly with physical contact. It happens with words spoken or through social media. And it doesn’t always happen to the shy or seemingly awkward kids. It can happen to anyone, and when it does, it takes parents completely by storm when your …

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Gratitude

Teaching the Art of Gratitude

Raising successful children is something all parents strive for. To do this, many parents enroll their kids in the best schools and get specialized coaching as a guide and even push their children to the top. After all, hard work, dedication and top-tier training is a recipe for success, right? While this recipe can produce …

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Talking to Your Kids About Pornography

Talking to Your Kids About Pornography

It’s addictive. It ruins relationships and families.  Some are calling it the “new drug,” yet you don’t need a drug dealer to get it because it can be accessed with just one click and appear in a matter of milliseconds. What’s worse is that you don’t even need to look for it, because it finds …

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Back to School

Make the Transition Back to School Less Painful

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for students, teachers and parents alike, while at the same time, often filled with anxiety. Teachers get a new batch of students who they are charged with the task of not only teaching, but also of cultivating an emotionally and physically safe environment for. …

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Due to the expansion of the COVID-19 pandemic, LIFEPOINT IS GOING VIRTUAL until the pandemic passes!  

Lucky for all of us, like many other insurance companies, Blue Cross is now covering virtual sessions (aka telemedicine)! We care so deeply for our clinicians and clients we want to do our part in stopping this from spreading. 

As of Monday 3/16/20, we are all set to support social distancing AND keep continuity of care through online video sessions from the comfort of your own home!  Please call our office or contact your therapist for further information. 

We are also offering 30 minute virtual sessions for those needing to manage anxiety and depression from the COVID situation itself. Please call our office to set this up! 

Our number is the same: 224-208-5228

Thank you and be well!

LifePoint just added a second location in Libertyville!

We have hired 4 new therapists and offer the same warm, inviting, and fun space for youth counseling at our new 10 office suite at 1870 Winchester Rd, Libertyville, IL.

We still offer In-person and virtual sessions. We also have services for Russian and Kazakh Speakers!

Please call our office to set up your initial assessment!

We're still in Gurnee and our number is the same: 224-208-5228.

Thank you and be well!