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Kids with Fears: Get the Real Deal

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We work a lot with children who have fears. There are many ways to help them through to calm, but the first step is...

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...

A Nice and Unique Conversation

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Just for the fun of it, here are a few questions (each one taking turns answering) that might make for a nice...

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...

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...

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...

Knowing IF and WHEN to Have Difficult Conversations

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

Difficult conversations can easily go awry. Learn some strategies to determine IF and WHEN to have a difficult...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #2 of 5, #3340

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Various authors have discussed and creatively labeled the roles each individual may play in the overall functioning...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #1 of 5, #3339

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Various authors have discussed and creatively labeled the roles each individual may play in the overall functioning...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #3 of 3, #3223

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #2 of 3, #3222

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #1 of 3, #3321

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #5 of 5, #3318

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

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

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #3 of 5, #3316

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

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

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #2 of 5, #3315

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

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

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #1 of 5, #3314

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

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

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...

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