Challenging Events

Articles

Conflict
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...

Just Love Them

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

Our children are not perfect, and neither are we. Sometimes their behavior may leave us scratching our heads or...

Marriage at the Foot of the Cross

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

Marriage is hard work. We need to keep in mind that the ground is level at the foot of the cross; none of us are...

Apology Rejected?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Have you ever suffered because you have become aware that some close person in your life has not forgiven you? When...

Mean Girls

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The psychological term for mean girls is relational aggression, which is covert bullying using emotionally abusive...

Blow Up - Then Shut Up?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all have emotional/relational upheavals. In the midst of these, the last thing most of us want to do is get...

Is Forgiveness Therapy for You?

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

We all have ideas of what forgiveness is and what it isn’t. The most common of these in American society is the...

Leaving the Results to God

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

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the...

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Broadcasts

Anger
The Blame Game #1 of 2, #3189

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Part one of the Blame Game shows how we shrug off responsibility by using blame. Blaming others or circumstances...

What's Behind Anger? #3 of 3, #3174

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda Spina and Paul Cameron discuss the varied emotions that anger may cover along with core expectations we may...

What's Behind Anger? #2 of 3, #3173

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda Spina and Paul Cameron discuss the varied emotions that anger may cover along with core expectations we may...

What's Behind Anger? #1 of 3, #3172

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda Spina and Paul Cameron discuss the varied emotions that anger may cover along with core expectations we may...

Anger and Deprivation #2 of 2, #3065

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Deprivation is unavoidable and anger is normal. On these programs understanding the connection and its impact on our...

Anger and Deprivation #1 of 2, #3064

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Anger is perhaps the most often used and least understood of the many varied emotions we feel. These programs...

Anger: How to Cope #5 of 5, #3139

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A five part series addressing questions and providing answers regarding the common emotion known as anger.

Anger: How to Cope #4 of 5, #3138

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A five part series focusing on questions and answers to the common emotion of anger. What is anger? Where does it...

Anger: How to Cope #3 of 5, #3137

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

What is anger? Where does it come from? How can we be gentle with ourselves if we struggle with anger, yet deal with...

Anger: How to Cope #2 of 5, #3136

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

What is anger? Where does it come from? How can we be gentle with ourselves if we struggle with anger, yet deal with...

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