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One of the best (and easiest) ways of helping ourselves.

Throughout my many years of counseling I have found that, especially over the past 10 years, people are going outside less and less.  There are many reasons for this.   Look at the modern “conveniences” we now have: shopping in our … Continue reading

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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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When your concerned about your child’s mental health.

Sometimes as parents, we don’t always know when our child needs help that as a parent, they may not can give them.  Are you a parent who is concerned that it might be time to seek counseling for a child? … Continue reading

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Look who moved in over night!

Have the fairies moved in? 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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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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Having problems sleeping? Even the experts do on occassion

We’ve all had problems going to sleep at times. The stress of day to day life sometimes keep us awake at night. Even the people who do studies of sleep sometimes have problems. Lack of proper sleep can cause daytime fatigue, irritability (yep that one is me), and problems concentrating during the day 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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