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Activities for Kids Kittanning PA

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.

Donald Mitch
(724) 545-4568
Kittanning, PA
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Barbara Blakley
(724) 766-0153
Butler, PA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Jennifer Eaton
(724) 274-0336
Tarentum, PA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

J. Kay Gunner, LCSW
(724) 980-1504
408 8th Street, Suite 5
New Kensington, PA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Christian Counseling,Depression,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, Master of Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University, and in final year of Doctorate program at University of the Rockies, Colorado Springs. Colorado. Licensed Clinical Social Worker, PA.
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Making Sense Of Life

Mr. Lawrence Collura
Family Consultants
(412) 221-8106
310 Rockfield Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA
Credentials
Credentials: BCD, ACSW
Licensed in Pennsylvania
36 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Sexual Disorders, Stress, Sexual
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Kathleen Zamperini
(724) 287-4011
Butler, PA
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mary Skalski
(724) 284-4895
Butler, PA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Jacqueline McKee
(624) 234-3652
Butler, PA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Carole M. Boes, LCSW, CEAP
(412) 629-0320
422 North Main Street
Butler, PA
 
Ms. Tasha Knob
Private Practice
(484) 332-0978
100 Park Avenue, Suite 3
Swarthmore, PA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Pennsylvania
23 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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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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