Challenging Events


Courage... (stand up)

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

As a mother, I have tried to teach my girls to stand up for themselves and others when need be. Additionally, I have...

Having An Argument?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Find a way to step away from the heat of it for twenty minutes. Give your body, mind, and spirit a break. One cannot...

Being Kind

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

We all have anxiety, depression, and stress at one time or another in our lives. There are many things that can help...

Wisdom's Voice

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all know truth when we hear it. It’s the deep down inside voice that encourages us in the right direction...

You Are Loved

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The very thing that you think disqualifies you from God is a gateway to Him…including a deep, deep understanding of...

Detours in Relationships

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are ways of thinking and acting that seem right only to discover they have detoured us off the path of right...

An Affair: The Anguish of Betrayal

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer about surviving the discovery of an affair by ones spouse

Making Your Way Through Transition

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article describes the challenges we face when going through difficult life changes. It also gives a way of...

Rebuilding After the Storm

August 18, 2005. A record breaking day in the history of Wisconsin with 27 confirmed tornadoes in one twenty-four...

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...