Category Archives: professional information

Bullying does not just apply to children

  It’s my own personal opinion that a counselor should remain unbiased, open minded and tolerant to everyone’s opinions, thoughts, and feelings.  It’s what we do.  It’s one of the reasons why we can help people as we have to … Continue reading

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Why are college student’s feeling more stress and anxiety today than those a generation or two ago?

As I see more and more college age students and hear their struggles with college life I can’t help but to ask myself “What happened” Continue reading

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13 life beliefs that destroy self confidence

We all have that subconscious voice in us telling us things.  But how many of these beliefs are you telling yourself which are undermining your own self confidence. 13 life believes that destroy self confidence  

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What I recommend to parents dealing with difficult behaviors in their children:

Parent’s often come to me with problems getting their children to stop a behavior, or help getting them to to simply behave.  As many times as I’ve recommended the following program,  I should be being paid by Dr. Phehan LOL. But I’m … Continue reading

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Child Psychology Facts Teachers Have to Read – re posted from The Thrive Life

This article written by a very good colleague of mine and excellent counselor, helps to understand that the  knowledge that ALL behavior both from children and adults is totally goal directed and the most crucial aspect for changing negative behavior.  … Continue reading

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A therapist shares his thoughts on life…

A college of mine who is also an excellent writer shares his experiences and thoughts to help others achieve happiness and live your own “Thrive Life”.   From humorous to insightful look on life, goals and achieving your own happiness. … Continue reading

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Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet

Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet. Kim has lots of great play therapy ideas to help therapists

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Childhood behavioral disorders

Have you ever wondered what is “normal” vs. what isn’t when it comes to the children you care for?  This is is a power point presentation (made into a short video) which I conducted for a group of foster parents. … Continue reading

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Don’t blow up your balloon

a short video for social workers, therapists, or parents to use with their children to help them learn how to manage their anger

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In reflection of Thanksgiving…

During the time of Thanksgiving, and hopefully thought the year, we often reflect on the things in our lives we are thankful for.  I am so thankful that I have my family and friends around not just when I need … Continue reading

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