Mental Health

Articles

Stress
"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...

Picture Perfect: How God "Sees" Our Troubles

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Even Jesus' disciples struggled to picture certain promises that Jesus reassured them of. This article will outline...

Twelve Years, Ten Lessons

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

An article of tribute and thanksgiving. As Mary Lambrecht follows God's call to Texas, she shares ten basic lessons...

Preparing for the School Year

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Families enjoy the change summer schedules bring. It seems families adjust to the summer schedule then quickly find...

Bullying in Preschool? Yes, Preschool!

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Bullying is not just a problem for the older child. Preschoolers also experience bullying both as the victim and...

The Excitement and Challenge of Beginning School

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

Beginning school can be exciting and challenging for children and parents alike. In this article, Christine Vander...

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...

Live Within Your Means

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Living within our means often is associated with our financial circumstances. In this article, Brenda outlines ideas...

December Hope Realized

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

December brings on adult busy work, the joy of children, exhaustion, and a huge amount of hope. This article calls...

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...

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Broadcasts

Stress
Help & Hope in Suicide Awareness - 1 of 5 - #3540

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

This excellent 5-part series on Suicide Awareness gives the personal experience of Lynn Stinski and of her brother...

Flexibility in Family - #3533

Laura Demetrician, MS, LMFT

Flexibility is an often forgotten important element of healthy families. Life circumstances, children, and family...

Surviving Infidelity - #3530

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Surviving the ultimate betrayal of infidelity is possible. Statistics, why the affair, and survival/overcoming...

Muddy Waters - 2 of 2 - #3519

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so...

Muddy Waters - 1 of 2 - #3518

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so...

Excellence vs Perfection - #3522

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Covering the difference between excellence and perfection, Sarah and Brenda talk about various statements one may...

A Hole in the Soul - 2 of 2 - #3521

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When people grow up in difficult circumstances, they feel and often behave as though they are incomplete. However...

A Hole in the Soul - 1 of 2 - #3520

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When people grow up in difficult circumstances, they feel and often behave as though they are incomplete. However...

Reclaiming Power Through Truth - #3516

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda and Sarah discuss the practical practice of speaking honestly throughout our days. To listen to fear, shame...

Going to the Farm - 3 of 3 - #3513

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Growth in relationship as well as with the Lord reveals a very distinct process. Faith coupled with diligence...

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