Challenging Events


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...

God's Protection

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

Yes, the world is broken and with that comes broken relationships. But, take heart! Jesus has overcome the world...