Challenging Events

Articles

Conflict
"The Talk"

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

The mere thought of having "the talk" about sexuality with their children often makes parents shudder and...

Encouraging the Growth Mindset in Children

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Parents naturally want the best for their children and can be instrumental in helping their children become...

Life's Seasons

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

This article recognizes the difficulties that come with life's many transitions, and offers time tested coping...

Everyone is Welcome!

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student...

Peace and Goodwill Towards Men

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

Using scripture readings to keep, or find, the peace and joy in your interpersonal relationships over the holidays.

Controlling the Chaos

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season...

Trauma: Caring for Ourselves

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each of us experiences situations and events that run the risk of leaving us traumatized. Traumatic events may not...

Overcoming Self-sabotaging Behaviors

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

While we are all capable of self-sabotage, some individuals are more vulnerable to self-defeating behavior. It is...

The Golden Rule for Cyberspace

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Most of our teens know how to work with technology but few realize how technology works. As parents and educators...

Affected Family Members

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

Families affected by a loved one’s chronic mental illness or addiction endure a unique type of stress. This article...

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Broadcasts

Anger
God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #3 of 9, #3307

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

This program further explores, through study of the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead (John 11), healthy...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #2 of 9, #3306

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Conflict and challenges in relationships were part of Jesus’ walk on earth, just as they are part of our earthly...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #1 of 9, #3305

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Fears around the loss of a personal dream can influence our relationships. This program will explore how unspoken...

Chronic Disease: From Grief to Hope, #3 of 3, #3295

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., CAPSW

Chronic Disease affects roughly 45% of the total population. Behind this statistic are faces and experiences of real...

Chronic Disease: From Grief to Hope, #2 of 3, #3294

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., CAPSW

Chronic Disease affects roughly 45% of the total population. Behind this statistic are faces and experiences of real...

Chronic Disease: From Grief to Hope, #1 of 3, #3293

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., CAPSW

Chronic Disease affects roughly 45% of the total population. Behind this statistic are faces and experiences of real...

Blame: Stop the Downward Spiral #2 of 2, #3217

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Blame may help your hurting for a short time. However, blame does not address your inward unrest. This program with...

Blame: Stop the Downward Spiral #2 of 2, #3217

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Blame may help your hurting for a short time. However, blame does not address your inward unrest. This program with...

Blame: Stop the Downward Spiral #1 of 2, #3216

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Blame may help your hurting for a short time. However, blame does not address your inward unrest. This program, with...

The Blame Game #2 of 2, #3190

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

In part two, stopping blame is the refusal to let yourself complain and find fault. This allows you to have room to...

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Wisdom