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Activities for Kids Olympia WA

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.

Mr. Scott Cubberly
Scott W. Cubberly, LCSW
(360) 791-6486
1822 Black Lake Blvd SW Suite 102
Olympia, WA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Washington
21 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Trauma/PTSD
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Judith Freed Provasoli
(360) 413-1709
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Randy Marston
(360) 352-9443
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Heather J. Johnson, M.A., L.M.F.T
(360) 820-2934
677 Woodland Square Loop SE
Lacey, WA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Eating Disorders,Gay Lesbian Issues,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Female
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
The Marson Center

Linda VanHook-Briganti, MS, LMHC
(360) 786-5070
5620 Heights Lane NE
Olympia, WA
 
Thomas Wilbert Schumacher
(360) 725-2226
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
German

Kate Knapp
(360) 329-2940
Counseling by KateThe Security Building
Olympia, WA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: University of North Texas
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$70 - $70
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Kate Knapp Lengyel
(360) 329-2940
Counseling by Kate1607 Cooper Point Rd. NW Suite B
Olympia, WA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: University of North Texas
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$70 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

James Faust
(360) 754-4712
Lacey, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Gloria J Roettger
(360) 236-1346
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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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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