Mental Health


God's Christmas List

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

If we find ourselves overwhelmed, anxious, lonely or fearful during this Christmas season, we can take heart and...

Coping With Holiday Grief

Compiled by Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There is no time of year more difficult than the holidays when a loved one has died. Nothing feels the same nor will...

Helping Ourselves through the Holidays

Holidays challenge us on every level: emotionally with the memories of family or stressors of getting together...

Myths About Sexual Abuse

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As familiar as we may all think we are with the existence and impact of sexual abuse, there is nothing that...

"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...

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