Adolescents

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Righteous Anger

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

“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry Ephesians 4:26 (NIV) Anger is...

Emotional Intelligence - Handout to Broadcasts #3562, #3563, #3564, #3565, #3566 & #3567

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

Increasing emotional intelligence provides many advantages in one's emotional and relational health. Lynda and Laura...

The Holidays

The winter holidays can be a time of tradition, community, and meaning. But it can also be a time of loneliness and...

The Standard

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

There are so many voices around us that call us to unrealistic standards, condemn us, and make us feel less than...

Influence

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Those who influence us sometimes assign us things. A significant part of assigned influence is that we may choose...

Yes or No?

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

When to say no and when to say yes? What a question! A simple way to figure this out is, will it cause you pain or...

Holding On To Hope

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

"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." ~Romans 12:12 NIV When I was in...

Letting Go

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Many reading this will believe that letting go means the other person wins or they condone the behavior as ok. This...

The Power of Words

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

If you're like me, sometimes it can be easy to forget the power of words. Different words are powerful to different...

Building Confidence

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Encourage your child to think about what their thoughts are on any given topic. Take time to validate what is true...

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Broadcasts

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #4 of 5, #3317

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

Strong-willed children are wonderfully creative, innovative and steadfast. For all their wonderment, strong-willed...

The Push/Pull of Adolescence, #2 of 2, #3320

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Adolescence is often been described as a second toddlerhood. Parents of adolescents often express to me the...

The Push/Pull of Adolescence, #1 of 2, #3319

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Adolescence is often been described as a second toddlerhood. Parents of adolescents often express to me the...

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.

Working with Your Child's Temperament, #5 of 5, #3292

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

Each child is wired to respond and interact with their environment in a unique way. In this five part series...

Working with Your Child's Temperament, #4 of 5, #3291

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

Each child is wired to respond and interact with their environment in a unique way. In this five part series...

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