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Building Confidence and Values in Children

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

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...

Your Behavior is Not Acceptable but YOU I Love

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Separating the deed from the doer: It is tempting to label a child or adult by their behavior. Bad behavior is...

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...

Transitions

Linda Hillary M.S., NCC, LPC

A new school year... Returning to school may not be so "carefree."

What's Your Name Again?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

At the supermarket a woman with four boys and a baby made her way through her list...her patience was wearing thin...

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...

Super Bowl Sunday - A Side You May Not Know

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

"Super Bowl Sunday is upon us; a holiday anticipated by nearly half of all households in the United States...

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...

Leaving the Results to God

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

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the...

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Proactive Parenting That Minimizes Sibling Rivalry, #1 of 3, #3277

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

Sibling rivalry exists in virtually every family in which there is more than one child. In this 3 part series...

When Parents Fight, #1 of 2, #3275

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

The parents are the executives of the family and from their marital relationship all the other relationships in the...

When Parents Fight, #2 of 2, 3276

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

The parents are the executives of the family and from their marital relationship all the other relationships in the...

Parenting Patterns That Promote Cooperation #3252

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents often become caught in a cycle of reacting to children in non-productive ways. This program describes a...

Family Narrative Attachment Theory #5 of 5, #3233

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family Narrative Attachment Therapy can be a tool God uses to increase a child's ability to separate from a...

Family Narrative Attachment Theory #4 of 5, #3232

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family Narrative Attachment Therapy can be a tool God uses to increase a child's ability to separate from a...

Family Narrative Attachment Theory #3 of 5, #3231

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family Narrative Attachment Therapy can be a tool God uses to increase a child's ability to separate from a...

Family Narrative Attachment Theory #2 of 5, #3230

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family Narrative Attachment Therapy can be a tool God uses to increase a child's ability to separate from a...

Family Narrative Attachment Theory #1 of 5, #3229

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family Narrative Attachment Therapy can be a tool God uses to increase a child's ability to separate from a...

Teaching Children Respect #2 of 2, #3181

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

These two programs outline the basic principles needed in the parenting process to ensure the attitude and behavior...

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