At Spark, we strive to find inventive, creative ways to meet the needs of our clients, families, and community. We want our clients to be happy, healthy, and successful. In order to do this, we have found that being armed with the most up to date information is a great first step. Below you can find links to our blog, where our therapists, specialists, staff, and professionals in the field provide tips, tricks, info on what to expect, and more. You can also look over our additional resources section where we have compiled online articles, research, and other resources to suit you and your family’s needs.
Spark Parent Resources.
View some of the newest parent resources from our therapists or view all of our posts on the Ignite Blog.
A functional family tree. Genograms are an organizational tool for family counseling and therapy practices (DeMaria, Weeks, & Twist, 2017). These genograms are essentially diagrams with which a therapist can notate important connections, details, and cultural implications. By understanding and effectively utilizing a genogram, a therapist is able view a…
Cybernetics, aka Therapy & Coaching Styles In counseling, family therapy, and some family life coaching styles, there are two core approach types: first and second order cybernetics. If you are looking for therapy, counseling, or life coaching First-order cybernetics is sometimes referred to as simple cybernetics while second-order is referred…
Developmental Tasks in Children and Teens Robert J. Havighurst first introduced the idea of developmental tasks (Newman & Newman, 2018). A developmental task is a set of skills learned and mastered by a specific stage of development. He believed that the core of human development is the process where children…
Additional Health Information & Resources.