Challenging Events


Watch Out

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Behaviors that hinder the life stream of any relationship are as follows: Consistently resist sound, fair feedback; ...

Five Steps in Forgiving

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Forgiveness is not sympathy. Forgiveness is not denying unfairness. Forgiveness does not have to forget. Forgiveness ...

Calming Down

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Self care may be difficult depending on the circumstances. However, here are simple questions to ask yourself when ...

Is Life Tough?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

If life is tough for you….you have been honored to hone things inside yourself that others cannot fathom and God has ...

Holding On To Hope

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

"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." ~Romans 12:12 NIV When I was in ...

Shame and Guilt

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

Shame and guilt are different. Guilt says, "I did something wrong" and causes us to turn to the other person ...

Children of Divorce: Between Two Worlds

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Children walk through the high pain and intense feelings around divorce but they do not have the same ability to ...

Grieving Another Divorce

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer expressing the anger and hurt one can feel during a divorce in the face of ...

Family and Self Care After Divorce

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A look at the effects of divorce on adults and children and how to cope. This includes five very straightforward ...

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 ...