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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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