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Author: Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

Creating Space for All Emotions with Inside Out 2

June 24, 2024  |  Parenting  |  By Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

In a partnership with North Bend’s quaint, wonderful movie theatre, local kids and families were treated to a sensory-friendly performance of the much-anticipated sequel, Inside Out 2 on June 17.  The North Bend Theatre staff raised the lights a bit, lowered the sound a smidge and Encompass offered fidgets and weighted sensory items to meet […]

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Challenging Behaviors and Childhood Trauma

April 7, 2023  |  Behavioral Health  |  By Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

Community Collaboration Workshops With Dr. Mona Delahooke Encompass believes that community partnership is a critical component in serving children and families. Thanks to a generous grant from the East Seattle Foundation, Encompass team members were joined by representatives from Empower Youth Network, Snoqualmie Valley School District, and Snoqualmie Police Department in a two-part training provided […]

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Celebrating Encompass Summer Therapy Groups

September 14, 2022  |  Behavioral Health  |  By Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

As a behavioral health therapist and as a parent, it pains me to look at our extensive waitlist and know that there are kids and families needing our services that aren’t currently being served.  The behavioral health team decided to get creative over the summer to provide more kids with the supports they need by […]

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Supporting Your Child When the World Feels Scary

March 1, 2022  |  Behavioral Health, Parenting  |  By Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

With everything going on in the world, parents often wonder how and when to talk to their kids about difficult topics such as war, racism, violence, public health concerns, etc.  Whether kids are in the classroom or playing at the park with their neighborhood peers, they are likely to hear things that parents don’t know […]

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Celebrating Camp Cozy!

January 12, 2022  |  Pediatric Therapy, Play  |  By Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW

A cold and snowy morning outside, but a warm and toasty scene inside as Camp Cozy welcomed 30 campers through our doors . . . After two years in a pandemic, our Encompass Pediatric Therapy team saw a common thread amongst the kids they serve: they are hungry for social interaction, and they need supported […]

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