Challenging Events

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Conflict
Family Conflict and the Holidays: God Bless Us, Every One!

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

Christmas is supposed to be a time of great joy and celebration, isn’t it? Yet, many have a relative or two in ...

Adolescent Girls Battling Eating Disorders

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

This article explores the effects of adolescent female eating disorders on the individual and the family. It also ...

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 ...

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