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Grief and Loss
The Inner-Workings of People Problems

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As therapists at the Center for Family Healing, we sometimes give seminars about ‘people problems.’ Anxiety, ...

Honor Widows

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Widowhood is one of those transitions that is easily dismissed and greatly misunderstood. As someone who watched her ...

Women, Grief, and Jesus

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Women experiencing grief and loss can also know deep comfort, individual attention, and a life-giving future through ...

Hellos and Goodbyes

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Helpful thoughts for parents, young people, and families for a child's movement into adulthood. Transition from youth ...

Morning Star: All Through The Night

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Poetry and scripture are inter-weaved in this article to proclaim one of the greatest Christmas truths: Jesus, the ...

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 diminishes ...

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 ...

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Anxiety
Sexual Assault Overcomers Group - 1 of 2 - #3473

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Sexual assault is everywhere. It takes place more frequently and with increasing severity in our sexualized culture. ...

Controlling the Chaos - 2 of 2 #3425

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 ...

Controlling the Chaos - 1 of 2 #3424

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: Taking Care of Yourself - 3 of 3 #3423

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 ...

Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself - 2 of 3 #3422

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 ...

Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself - 1 of 3 #3421

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 ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 4 of 4 #3429

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 3 of 4 #3428

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 2 of 4 #3427

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 1 of 4 #3426

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

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