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Perfectionism and the Parent-Child Relationship

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

In the parent-child relationship, perfectionism sets up unrealistic standards of behavior and performance for the...

When We Apologize

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Apologies are so easily thrown out that it becomes difficult to known when they are genuine. Brenda defines a few...

Fight for Your Right

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

We own our feelings, thoughts and behaviors. We do not own the thoughts, feelings and behaviors of others. But what...

The Model Parent

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

How do you define success as a parent? Is it a child who reads before kindergarten? A teenager who got into an Ivy...

EQ: What Emotional Intelligence Is and How to Develop It

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

Emotional intelligence is integral to mental and relational health. Understanding emotions, their impact on...

Stay the Course

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Recovery and healing processes may be confusing. These processes include varied experiences such as pain, humor...

Enablers Unite!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The parent of a potential misuser of alcohol is in a difficult position of loving their young adult yet insisting on...

Claim Your Land - Handout to Broadcasts 3554, 3555, 3556

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Claim Your Land Relationships Who has hurt you? How? Who are you holding a grudge against? Who are you jealous...

Take Time to Celebrate

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

I recently watched an old movie that involved a beautiful and elegant couple dancing. I don’t know about you, but...

His Workmanship

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

When we internalize His truth that we are His masterpiece, created with a kingdom purpose, a positive, healthy self...

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