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Activities for Kids Palm City FL

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.

Ms. Marcy Pitkin
MARCY T. PITKIN, LCSW
(772) 485-4317
909 Central Bvd. Suite 100
Stuart, FL
Credentials
Credentials: MSS, LCSW
Licensed in Florida
40 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Forensic, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families, Biracial
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Lynn A Jordan
(772) 233-2354
Lynn A Jordan,LCSW,BCD850 NW Federal Highway
Stuart, FL
Specialties
Relational Recovery, Marriages, EMDR, Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: BARRY UNIVERSITY
Year of Graduation: 1979
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Marianne Piano
(772) 878-0094
Port St Lucie, FL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Tom Unsworth
Cell 561-541-2005; office 772-236-9717
451 South West Bethany Drive, suite 206
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Career Counseling,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Impulse Control Disorders,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,OCD
Gender
Male
Education
I received my Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University ofMiami in Coral Gables, Fl., and my Masters Degree from Nova University in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. I am member of the South East Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology and APA
Insurance
Yes

Bettina V Fiessinger
(561) 745-1750
Tequesta, FL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Nancy Polites
Nancy Polites
(561) 401-9002
308 Tequesta Drive Ste. #1
Tequesta, FL
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, EFT CERT-1
Licensed in California
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Pain Management, Phobias, Physica
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Military/Veterans, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Chronic Illness, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Lynn A Jordan
(772) 233-2354
614 NE Jensen Beach Boulevard
Jensen Beach, FL
Specialties
Relational Recovery, Marriages, EMDR, Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: BARRY UNIVERSITY
Year of Graduation: 1979
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dana Brightwell
(561) 436-4734
Port St. Lucie, FL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Yvonne Santiago
(561) 339-1928
Jupiter, FL
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

Brian Williams
(561) 899-7051
Jupiter, FL
Specialties
marriage & couples counseling, Relationship Issues, Depression
Qualification
School: Princeton University & Barry University
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Average Cost
$80 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

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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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