Challenging Events


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...

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...

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...

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...

Blended Families and Teens

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Blended families can be challenging for everyone, especially a teenager. Article describes these challenges and...

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...