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Activities for Kids Bend OR

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that kids aged 6 to 17 get at least one hour of physical activity - a.k.a. exercise - each day. Whether your child is a bit of a couch potato or just has a hard time devoting 60 minutes to exercise each day, there are ways dads can help. Check below for related information, products and services.

Carol Sisson
(541) 388-9904
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Jeffrey Rex
(541) 617-5891
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Roberta Stopler
(541) 318-4277
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D./ The Couples Clinic
(541) 516-1729
Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D./ The Couples Clinic2254 NW West Hills Ave.
Bend, OR
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD, Divorce, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: Arizona State University
Year of Graduation: 1984
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $210
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Biancucci, Gemma - Life Works Of Central Or
(541) 382-8862
39 NW Louisiana Ave
Bend, OR

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Satu H. Woodland, PMHNP
(541) 312-0111
21105 Merritt Court
Bend, OR
Specialties
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Loss or Grief,Spirituality,Trauma and PTSD
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Mental Health Solutions

Barbara Stott
(541) 318-7492
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Kathleen Chabot
(541) 410-7501
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

College Excel
(800) 433-3243
955 NW Ogden Ave
Bend, OR

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Ms. Susanna Wood
Susanna J. Wood, M.S.W., LCSW
(541) 690-5602
The Sharing Place 14 Cottage Street
Medford, OR
Credentials
Credentials: M.S.W., LCSW
Licensed in Oregon
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Pain Management, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Physical Illness/Impairment, S
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Disabled, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Healthy with Enough Exercise

5 tips to help your kids stay healthy with enough exercise

James Dunsford

Making exercise a family affair can ensure kids get enough to stay healthyThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that kids aged 6 to 17 get at least one hour of physical activity - a.k.a. exercise - each day. Whether your child is a bit of a couch potato or just has a hard time devoting 60 minutes to exercise each day, there are ways dads can help.

1. Let kids choose their exercise. Try things like dance classes, martial arts, swimming, biking, hiking and sports teams to determine what activities will keep your kids motivated.

2. Break up the hour into more manageable time frames. Encourage them to play a game of kickball in the morning, ride their bikes in the afternoon and take a walk together in the evening. Twenty minutes each time will add up to an hour without feeling overwhelming.

3. Set a good example. As with many parenting obstacles, the best way to get kids to do what you want them to is to do it yourself. So, get active and in shape for yourself as well!

4. Encourage "some" video game use. While sitting in front of a screen with a bowl of chips by their side won't encourage physical activity, some "active-play" video games, like the Nintendo Wii, can keep your kids moving.

5. Exercise together. Plan outings and activities that will help the whole family stay active. Pack a picnic lunch and hike into the woods to find the perfect spot, ride bikes together, or enlis...

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