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Activities for Kids Weaverville NC

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.

Mrs. Vivian Roberti
Vivian Roberti, L.C.S.W.
(828) 545-7284
20 Battery Park Ave. Suite 604
Asheville, NC
Credentials
Credentials: L.C.S.W. M.S.W.
Licensed in North Carolina
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Anger Management, Men's Issues, Wo
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
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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Christine Gunther
(828) 258-3229
Asheville, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
German

Scott Meltsner
(828) 255-0146
Asheville, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish, French

Dr. Barry Rand
(828) 394-1198
1 Zillicoa St.
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Child or Adolescent, Divorce
Qualification
School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Year of Graduation: 1998
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Linda Jane Curtis
(828) 242-9556
Asheville, NC
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Erika Myers
(828) 515-1994
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Loss or Grief, Divorce
Qualification
School: Western Carolina University
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$90 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Dr. Roger A Miller
(828) 276-1273
PO Box 8312
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Depression, Divorce, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Barry University
Year of Graduation: 1992
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes

Robin Harris
(828) 775-5506
Asheville, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. David M Karesh
(828) 423-0365
16 Arlington St
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Chronic Pain or Illness,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Gay Lesbian Issues,HIV/AIDS,Personality Disorders,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Education
PhD in Clinical Psychology.This is the highest degree possible for a psychotherapist.
Insurance
Yes

Robbie Hendon
(828) 274-1415
Asheville, NC
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
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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