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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

God's Christmas List

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

If we find ourselves overwhelmed, anxious, lonely or fearful during this Christmas season, we can take heart and ...

Coping With Holiday Grief

Compiled by Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There is no time of year more difficult than the holidays when a loved one has died. Nothing feels the same nor will ...

Helping Ourselves through the Holidays

Holidays challenge us on every level: emotionally with the memories of family or stressors of getting together, ...

Myths About Sexual Abuse

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As familiar as we may all think we are with the existence and impact of sexual abuse, there is nothing that diminishes ...

"The Talk"

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

The mere thought of having "the talk" about sexuality with their children often makes parents shudder and ...

Picture Perfect: How God "Sees" Our Troubles

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Even Jesus' disciples struggled to picture certain promises that Jesus reassured them of. This article will outline ...

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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 ...

Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself - 3 of 3 #3423

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each of us experiences situations and events that run the risk of leaving us traumatized. Traumatic events may not be ...

Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself - 2 of 3 #3422

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each of us experiences situations and events that run the risk of leaving us traumatized. Traumatic events may not be ...

Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself - 1 of 3 #3421

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each of us experiences situations and events that run the risk of leaving us traumatized. Traumatic events may not be ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 4 of 4 #3429

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 3 of 4 #3428

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 2 of 4 #3427

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Putting Fear in its Place - 1 of 4 #3426

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

We all agree that the emotion of fear is necessary to survive in life. The same is true for all our emotions. However, ...

Everyone is Welcome - 2 of 2 #3410

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student education, ...

Everyone is Welcome - 1 of 2 #3409

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student education, ...

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