Challenging Events

Articles

Conflict
Twenty Something

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

The twenties can be described as a time of great transitions. In this article, Christine outlines common struggles of ...

"The Talk"

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

The mere thought of having "the talk" about sexuality with their children often makes parents shudder and ...

Encouraging the Growth Mindset in Children

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

Parents naturally want the best for their children and can be instrumental in helping their children become resilient ...

Life's Seasons

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

This article recognizes the difficulties that come with life's many transitions, and offers time tested coping ...

Everyone is Welcome!

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student education, ...

Peace and Goodwill Towards Men

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

Using scripture readings to keep, or find, the peace and joy in your interpersonal relationships over the holidays.

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 can ...

Trauma: Caring for Ourselves

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each of us experiences situations and events that run the risk of leaving us traumatized. Traumatic events may not be ...

Overcoming Self-sabotaging Behaviors

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

While we are all capable of self-sabotage, some individuals are more vulnerable to self-defeating behavior. It is ...

The Golden Rule for Cyberspace

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

Most of our teens know how to work with technology but few realize how technology works. As parents and educators who ...

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Broadcasts

Anger
Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #4 of 5, #3337

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #3 of 5, #3336

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #2 of 5, #3335

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #1 of 5, #3334

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #9 of 9, #3313

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

This program is a conversational wrap-up between Lynda Savage and Mary Lambrecht of the series: God’s Fearless Love ...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #8 of 9, #3312

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Program looks at the benefits of forgiveness, including spiritual freedom and hope for the future. Mary Lambrecht ...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #7 of 9, #3311

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Program explores forgiveness: what it is and what it isn’t. The story of Corrie Ten Boom forgiving one of her ...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #6 of 9, #3310

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

This program explores the concept of Godly boundaries in conflictual relationships, and touches on the topic of abuse.

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #5 of 9, #3309

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Challenges in relationships can include others failing us or disappointing us, even in times of our greatest need. ...

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #4 of 9, #3308

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

When conflict occurs in a relationship, we can learn to draw from God’s agape love, rather than from our own human ...

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