Mental Health

Articles

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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Broadcasts

Addiction
Rich and Janet: A Journey Toward Healing #3 of 6, #3131

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Rich and Janet share a compelling story of the man's journey into and out of Internet addiction. They are candid and ...

Rich and Janet: A Journey Toward Healing #2 of 6, #3130

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A compelling story about a couple, Rich and Janet, who share the man's journey into and out of internet addiction. ...

Rich and Janet: A Journey Toward Healing #1 of 6, #3129

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

A compelling story: (six part series). A couple, Rich and Janet share the man's journey into and out of internet ...

Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics #2 of 2, #3118

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Adult children of alcoholics and other difficult early home-life situations often don't know what normal is. Various ...

Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics #1 of 2, #3117

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Adult Children of Alcoholics and other difficult early home-life situations often don't know what normal is. Without ...

Stopping Self Destruction #3094

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Overcoming any addiction is done by facing the underlying fears and patterns of behavior one day at a time. This ...

Healthy and Unhealthy Shame #2 of 2, #3070

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Continuing the discussion on shame and its impact, defined is shame in good conscience and what is the shame God never ...

Healthy and Unhealthy Shame #1 of 2, #3069

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Sometimes we are made to feel as though we should not exist or that we are born bad. Defining shame, a picture of ...

How Does Alcoholism Affect Relationships and Intimacy #2 of 2, #1946

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Lynda and Paul take a few minutes to discuss the altered development of intimacy and relationships in the alcoholic ...

Anxiety
Surviving Infidelity - #3530

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

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