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Divorce
Rebuilding After the Storm

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

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Marriage skills must be worked at. The skills needed to succeed at marriage are often not learned by watching close...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Rock Through the Front Window

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

Have you ever felt as if someone threw a rock through the front window of your life? The Lord promises to bind up...

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...

Resilience: How to Bend and Not Break

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Resilience is a trait we want. Things happen in life that are hard. This article shares and guides us to healthy...

Stay the Course

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Recovery and healing processes may be confusing. These processes include varied experiences such as pain, humor...

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Conflict
Releasing Others - Releasing Others #1 of 2, #2213

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When we forgive, it is God's way of helping us to become free as well as allowing God to work on the person. If we...

The Silent Treatment #3116

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When people use emotional cut-off with each other, it is the beginning of the end of a relationships unless a...

Forgive For Good #3 of 3, #3076

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

Forgiving for good begins within ourselves. Metaphorically this process reveals how God forgives each one of us.

Forgive For Good #2 of 3, #3075

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

Through the story of the Prodigal Son, you will see forgiveness towards others happens within ourselves. This...

Forgive For Good #1 of 3, #3074

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

Using the story of the Prodigal Son, qualities of each character with in the story are explored.

Handling Criticism #3071

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Sometimes criticism is helpful. Sometimes it is not. This program offers tips for handling criticism when it hurts...

Good Words - Bad Words- How To Respond To Bad Words, #2155

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Nicknames, untrue statements, unfair labels imprint us, much like an object in playdough. This program aids in...

Great Love Equals Great Responsibility #5 of 5, #3031

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The last in a series of five programs regarding responsibility in relationships, a look is taken at the reality that...

Great Love Equals Great Responsibility #4 of 5, #3030

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A continuation of the seven implications regarding our responsibility in relationships

Great Love Equals Great Responsibility #3 of 5, #3029

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Blame can be destructive to any relationship. Seeing ourselves and others as God sees us is important in providing...

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