Mental Health

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Stress
Overcoming Self-sabotaging Behaviors

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

While we are all capable of self-sabotage, some individuals are more vulnerable to self-defeating behavior. It is...

The Golden Rule for Cyberspace

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

Most of our teens know how to work with technology but few realize how technology works. As parents and educators...

Helping Children with Nightmares

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

To children, nightmares are very real and they do not have the knowledge or experience to understand it was just a...

Transforming Emotions

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

A good quality of life requires that we cope effectively with our reactions to our experiences. Others may...

Just Love Them

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

Our children are not perfect, and neither are we. Sometimes their behavior may leave us scratching our heads or...

Promises! Promises!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As many say and the rest of us believe, the holidays push our coping skills to the limit. Often the things that...

Trauma and the Body

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Normal physical stress responses to traumatic events: The symptoms of traumatic stress are not just...

De-Stress Now: Hints for the Harried

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When you feel stressed out, do not try to overhaul your life; you barely have energy to juggle what’s before you...

Procrastination Because of Anxiety

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are anxiety-related causes (as well as other causes) of procrastination. Here is one way to understand the...

Is Forgiveness Therapy for You?

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

We all have ideas of what forgiveness is and what it isn’t. The most common of these in American society is the...

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Broadcasts

Stress
Going to the Farm - 2 of 3 - #3512

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

Going to the Farm - 1 of 3 - #3511

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

Games People Play - 2 of 2 - #3508

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

People, because they fear losing love or arousing anger often learn to get their needs met by indirect means. Games...

Games People Play - 1 of 2 - #3507

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

People, because they fear losing love or arousing anger often learn to get their needs met by indirect means. Games...

Salt and Light - #3506 (2 of 2)

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

We all know people that are difficult to get along with; whether it is in our family, church or place of work. These...

Salt and Light - #3505 (1 of 2)

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

We all know people that are difficult to get along with; whether it is in our family, church or place of work. These...

Grief Reflections - 2 of 2 - #3499

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Host Brenda Spina and Sarah Boes share various experiences and ways in which God has faithfully walked many through...

Grief Reflections - 1 of 2 - #3498

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Host Brenda Spina and Sarah Boes share various experiences and ways in which God has faithfully walked many through...

The Home Place - #3500

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We long to belong. Where have we felt peace, acceptance and love? Often that "home" place is where we...

The Home Place

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We long to belong. Where have we felt peace, acceptance and love? Often that "home" place is where we...

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