New Blog Post: Transitions

The day has come—your child has graduated from high school and is off to college.  It is a time of mixed emotions and many changes as you and your young adult child contemplate how your relationship will look in this next stage of life.  Your role as a parent will be different. As your child moves towards independence, he/she needs to know he/she can contact you anytime.  Being flexible about time and frequency of contact will be a benefit to both of you.  Have conversations now with your student about reasonable expectations regarding academic success and visits home.  Any transition to a new stage is filled with a whole range of emotions.  If you find yourself having a difficult time, our therapists at The Refuge Center are available to walk this pathway with you.  Call us today at 615.591.5262 or visit us at www.therefugecenter.org.

Transitions

transitions

The day has come—your child has graduated from high school and is off to college.  It is a time of mixed emotions and many changes as you and your young adult child contemplate how your relationship will look in this next stage of life.  Your role as a parent will be different. As your child moves towards independence, he/she needs to know he/she can contact you anytime.  Being flexible about time and frequency of contact will be a benefit to both of you.  Have conversations now with your student about reasonable expectations regarding academic success and visits home.  Any transition to a new stage is filled with a whole range of emotions.  If you find yourself having a difficult time, our therapists at The Refuge Center are available to walk this pathway with you.  Call us today at 615.591.5262 or visit us at www.therefugecenter.org.