Addiction

Articles

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...

Feeling Crazy - The Effects of Addiction on the Family

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

This article describes the serious and debilitating effects of addiction on the family. Hopes for rehabilitation are...

Adolescent Girls Battling Eating Disorders

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

This article explores the effects of adolescent female eating disorders on the individual and the family. It also...

Twelve Years, Ten Lessons

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

An article of tribute and thanksgiving. As Mary Lambrecht follows God's call to Texas, she shares ten basic lessons...

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...

Affected Family Members

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

Families affected by a loved one’s chronic mental illness or addiction endure a unique type of stress. This article...

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...

Make a Healthier Choice

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

We’ve all got habits we’d like to change. Maybe it’s a disrespectful tone taken with a spouse or child at certain...

Change

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Change is a joint effort. Most of our growth in life comes from hearing and seeing what others are doing, then...

More of Him

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

Several years ago, I ran into my friend, Pam, and her six children at the store. All six children were either in...

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Broadcasts

Help & Hope in Suicide Awareness - 1 of 5 - #3540

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

This excellent 5-part series on Suicide Awareness gives the personal experience of Lynn Stinski and of her brother...

Repeating Hurtful Relationships - #3528

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Why do I repeat relationships that are bad for me? This program exposes underlying reasons people make the choices...

Muddy Waters - 2 of 2 - #3519

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so...

Muddy Waters - 1 of 2 - #3518

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so...

Excellence vs Perfection - #3522

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Covering the difference between excellence and perfection, Sarah and Brenda talk about various statements one may...

Going to the Farm - 3 of 3 - #3513

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 - 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...

Spouses of Pornography Users and Sex Addicts - 4 of 4 - #3504

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Practical steps and information to support and help heal spouses experiencing the betrayal of sexual addiction in...

Spouses of Pornography Users and Sex Addicts - 3 of 4 - #3503

Carrissa Pannuzzo, MA, LMFT-T, LPC-T

Practical steps and information to support and help heal spouses experiencing the betrayal of sexual addiction in...

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