Tag Archives: Counselor

On Line Counseling

Online therapy is growing rapidly. The Internet is not just for chatting with friends and relatives anymore. Continue reading

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Rewards that really mean something for your child

Rewards can sometimes help change behavior in a child if not used long term. Validation and time are often the best rewards. Continue reading

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What is anxiety?

What is anxiety and how to help yourself learn to gain control over it. Continue reading

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The recent video on social media

A recent video making it’s rounds in social media this week is the one in which three young, teen, girls are shown to disregard all common sense and not only talk to strangers on line, they also agree to meet the strangers in person. Luckily, the outcome is that it is basically an experiment, which the parents are in on, which shows that many teens still disregard warnings and sometimes common sense to meet with total strangers. Why? Continue reading

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Bad Therapy: 10 Signs That You Need a New Therapist

Originally posted on The Family Therapy Blog:
If you are in counseling now or consider seeking a therapist in the future, it is important to choose a counselor who is the right fit for you. I am always saddened to…

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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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How to become more resiliency from Psychology Today

Webster defines Resiliency as ” the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.”  Stress often causes us to feel like we’ve been stretched, pressed or bent beyond our normal capacity .  … 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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Are you role modeling safety for your children?

We live in a transparent world these days. You can probably see most everything your neighbor, family and friends are doing these day’s simply by opening up any of your social media accounts. “On the way to work”, “at the gym”, “graduation night”, pictures of the grandchild visiting, or your vacation shots as your on vacation, and so on and so on. All your activity online for your “friends” to see. We’ve all been warned of the dangers about sharing personal information and knowing who your “friends” online really are. Yet, do we really head those warnings? Continue reading

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Self Help Tips to help yourself feel better.

 Are you feeling down or depressed?  Maybe your currently having some difficulties in your life that you are preoccupied with and possibly letting yourself worry or obsesses about them.  The following ideas and tips could make you start seeing things … Continue reading

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