Your Journey Counseling Services
Call Us at (316) 804-7240

We are located in the historic Train Depot in Newton, Kansas at: 

414 North Main, Suite 220 Newton, KS 67114. 

Finding us the first time can be tricky! Please enter the door labeled "115 East 5th" street.  Follow the signs directing you upstairs or you may take the elevator, located just beyond the stairs, on the left.   

Links

Here is a list of our favorite links about kids, trauma and play.  If you have suggestions about other sites to include, send an email to debbie@yourjourneycounseling.com

 

Tina Payne Bryson,Ph.D.

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson speaks internationally to parents, educators, camps, and clinicians, focusing on how we can help the kids we love be happier, healthier, and more fully themselves. The co-author (with Dan Siegel) of the best-selling THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD (Random House Delacorte, 2011) and the upcoming NO-DRAMA DISCIPLINE (due out in September 2014)


The Association for Play Therapy

APT promotes the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists by advancing the psychosocial development and mental health of all people and sponsoring and supporting those programs, services, and related activities that promote the: 

  • Public understanding and appreciation of play and play therapy
  • Effective practice of play therapy through research, education and training, and support
  • Recognition, incorporation, and preservation of diversity in play and play therapy
  • Development and maintenance of a strong professional organization that satisfies this mission 

The National Association for Trauma and Loss in Children

TLC offers parents and professionals several resources to help children and families deal with the devastating effects of trauma. From books to activities, TLC resources can be a catalyst for healing, helping victims move past their traumatic experiences and live rich, fulfilling lives.


Child Trauma Academy

The ChildTrauma Academy (CTA) is a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education.

A major activity of the CTA is to translate emerging findings about the human brain and child development into practical implications for the ways we nurture, protect, enrich, educate and heal children. The “translational neuroscience” work of the CTA has resulted in a range of innovative programs in therapeutic, child protection and educational systems.

Check out the CTA Library for informative articles on interventions, abuse and neglect, brain development, childhood and early child development, trauma and PTSD, violence and public health.


The Self-Esteem Shop

Self Esteem Shop's mission is to provide outstanding resources that promote healing, inspiration, and personal growth. We strive to seek the best materials for our customers to meet life's challenging issues. Our product line consists of books, posters, games, gifts, multi-media resources, puppets, and more! Whether you're a parent, educator, health-care professional, mental health clinician or just looking to gain personal insight, we have the tools to help you suceed.


Kansas Association for Infant Mental Health (KAIMH)

It is KAIMH's mission to advance and promote the field of infant and early childhood mental health through professional recognition and connection, providing education opportunities, and promoting and advocating for public policies that advance the importance of social and emotional development of infants and young children.


Zero to Three 

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.

The Zero to Three mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.


U. S. Deptment of Health and Human Services: Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive resources to help protect children and strengthen families. They feature the latest on  topics from prevention to permanency including child abuse and neglect, foster care and adoption.