Challenging Events

Articles

Conflict
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...

Crabby

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Did you know if you put a crab in a bucket it will crawl out? If you put two crabs in a bucket niether will crawl...

Fighting Dogs

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Ever grab a stray dog by the ear? The likelihood of the dog turning to take a bite out of you is high. The same is...

Hints for Survival as the Holidays and Family are Before Us...

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Before a family gathering: ***Make up your mind and prepare your heart ahead of time to bless and encourage your...

Salt and Light

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

We all know people that are difficult to get along with; whether it is in our family, church or place of work. This...

Self-Soothing Skills

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

Mastering self-soothing, along with developing your own identity and healing from past wounds, are the keys to...

The Healing Cycle and The Wounding Cycle

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC, Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW, Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T, Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

The wounding process in relationships can be cyclical. If repeated enough times, our responses become second nature...

Knowing IF and WHEN to Have Difficult Conversations

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

Difficult conversations can easily go awry. Learn some strategies to determine IF and WHEN to have a difficult...

When in Conflict

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

There are distinct behavioral principles we need to incorporate when faced with conflict. Look at yourself in the...

The Stories We Tell

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

Children are wonderfully creative at thinking up stories, in which they are heroic and triumphant. However, when...

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Broadcasts

Anger
Anger: How To Cope #1 of 5, #3135

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...

Functions of Chronic Anger #5 of 5, #2120

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Individual are often unconsciously or consciously afraid of losing the relationship they have. Anger may be used as...

Functions of Chronic Anger #4 of 5, #2119

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Sometimes in an attempt to gain a feeling of status or position, anger is used. Listen as this need is discussed and...

Functions of Chronic Anger #3 of 5, #2118

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are a variety of ways in which individuals use anger to gain power over others. Listen and hear what behaviors...

Functions of Chronic Anger #2 of 5, #2117

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Discussion continues as to the reasons why people get angry and how to deal with the anger.

Functions of Chronic Anger #1 of 5, #2116

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Anger is frightening for many. Identifying the different styles of anger and how they function in relationships may...

Conflict
Don't Stop Believing: Taking Off the Therapy Hat 5 of 5 #3592

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

Many times parents and family members of prodigals do not share their pain with others and sometimes for good...

Don't Stop Believing 4 of 5 #3591

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

Many times parents and family members of prodigals do not share their pain with others and sometimes for good...

Don't Stop Believing 3 of 5 #3590

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

Many times parents and family members of prodigals do not share their pain with others and sometimes for good...

Don't Stop Believing 2 of 5 #3589

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

Many times parents and family members of prodigals do not share their pain with others and sometimes for good...

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