Adolescents

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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...

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...

When We Apologize

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Apologies are so easily thrown out that it becomes difficult to known when they are genuine. Brenda defines a few...

How Do I Look

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Moms and daughters often worry about how they look. Some girls report thinking about it ‘'constantly.” This...

Fight for Your Right

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

We own our feelings, thoughts and behaviors. We do not own the thoughts, feelings and behaviors of others. But what...

The Model Parent

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

How do you define success as a parent? Is it a child who reads before kindergarten? A teenager who got into an Ivy...

Children, Shamed and Text Attacked

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Bullying attacks on children and teens is on the rise. This is something hard for adults to grasp at times. This...

EQ: What Emotional Intelligence Is and How to Develop It

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

Emotional intelligence is integral to mental and relational health. Understanding emotions, their impact on...

The Stories We Tell

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

Children are wonderfully creative at thinking up stories, in which they are heroic and triumphant. However, when...

Enablers Unite!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The parent of a potential misuser of alcohol is in a difficult position of loving their young adult yet insisting on...

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