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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 ...

Powerful Dads and Pretty Daughters

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

Dads have a tremendous amount of influence in the lives of their daughters. This article outlines the ways in which ...

Boys to Men - Normal Developmental Markers

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

This article describes the normal developmental changes boys go through in adolescence from ages 13-15. It identifies ...

Honor Widows

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Widowhood is one of those transitions that is easily dismissed and greatly misunderstood. As someone who watched her ...

Moms' To Do List

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

Moms are good at taking care of their loved ones but often do not take time for themselves. This article offers ...

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 support ...

No Longer Little: Key Concerns of Young Adults

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Young adults face many transitions and many fears. This article explores three key concerns that young adults often ...

Hellos and Goodbyes

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Helpful thoughts for parents, young people, and families for a child's movement into adulthood. Transition from youth ...

Launching Adolescents: A Family Affair

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

Launching Adolescents describes some of the difficulties young adults face as they plan to launch from their homes ...

Twenty Something

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

The twenties can be described as a time of great transitions. In this article, Christine outlines common struggles of ...

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Broadcasts

Mars & Venus on the Rebound part 2 #3436

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Anyone who has had their heart broken will appreciate the information this series has to offer. Outlining the signs of ...

Mars & Venus on the Rebound part 1 #3435

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Anyone who has had their heart broken will appreciate the information this series has to offer. Outlining the signs of ...

The Talk - 2 of 2 #3431

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

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to ...

The Talk - 1 of 2 #3430

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

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to ...

Controlling the Chaos - 2 of 2 #3425

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

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season can ...

Controlling the Chaos - 1 of 2 #3424

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

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season can ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 5 of 5 #3420

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 4 of 5 #3419

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 3 of 5 #3418

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 2 of 5 #3417

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

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