Relationship Building

Articles

Friendship
Working Hard To Be Liked

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

People pleasers work very hard to be liked and crave love and acceptance from others at the cost of their own...

The Notebook

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article explores a ritual families can participate in at Christmas. This ritual is one that helps members of...

Suicide Prevention: Making the Connection

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

Suicide is a very complex subject and is usually not about death at all but rather about wanting to stop the pain...

Trauma, Long-term Stress and People

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Ever have someone in your life who just seems to challenge every bit of your patience? If so, then this article may...

Men In Leadership: Brave Acts, Vulnerable Hearts

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Men in leadership roles in today’s society have unique challenges. This article encourages men to fill these roles...

What Men Wish Women Knew

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Interviewing a number of gentlemen, Brenda presents concisely and directly the thoughts and concerns these men...

Coming Along Side the 20 Somethings

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Young adults look so adult yet, as we all know, looks can be deceiving. This special group of people need more...

Facebook, Teens, and Depression

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Some teens look to Facebook and other social media to determine their self worth. They do this by comparing their...

Paying Attention

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

One of the foundational skills to the success of any relationship is our ability to listen. As simple as this may...

Appreciate! Appreciate!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Appreciation and admiration are foundational in the development of attachment in any significant relationship. Using...

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Broadcasts

Family
Nurturing Your Child's Relationship With God, #3 of 3, #3304

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each developmental phase carries with it particular tasks and ways of thinking that provide the groundwork for us to...

Nurturing Your Child's Relationship With God, #2 of 3, #3303

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each developmental phase carries with it particular tasks and ways of thinking that provide the groundwork for us to...

Nurturing Your Child's Relationship With God, #1 of 3, #3302

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each developmental phase carries with it particular tasks and ways of thinking that provide the groundwork for us to...

Mealtime Tips and Helpful Hints, #2 of 2, #3297

Provides practical information you can use today to make mealtime a priority and to help your family enjoy mealtimes.

Mealtime Tips and Helpful Hints, #1 of 2, #3296

Provides practical information you can use today to make mealtime a priority and to help your family enjoy mealtimes.

Avoiding A Judgmental Attitude, #4 of 4, #3301

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Foundational to any successful relationship is our ability to see another in light of how the Lord sees that person...

Avoiding A Judgmental Attitude, #3 of 4, #3300

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Foundational to any successful relationship is our ability to see another in light of how the Lord sees that person...

Avoiding A Judgmental Attitude, #2 of 4, #3299

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Foundational to any successful relationship is our ability to see another in light of how the Lord sees that person...

Avoiding A Judgmental Attitude, #1 of 4, #3298

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Foundational to any successful relationship is our ability to see another in light of how the Lord sees that...

Chronic Disease: From Grief to Hope, #3 of 3, #3295

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

Chronic Disease affects roughly 45% of the total population. Behind this statistic are faces and experiences of real...

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