Helping Children with Nightmares

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

To children, nightmares are very real and they do not have the knowledge or experience to understand it was just a...

Transforming Emotions

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

A good quality of life requires that we cope effectively with our reactions to our experiences. Others may...

Just Love Them

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

Our children are not perfect, and neither are we. Sometimes their behavior may leave us scratching our heads or...

Promises! Promises!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As many say and the rest of us believe, the holidays push our coping skills to the limit. Often the things that...

Trauma and the Body

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Normal physical stress responses to traumatic events: The symptoms of traumatic stress are not just...

De-Stress Now: Hints for the Harried

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When you feel stressed out, do not try to overhaul your life; you barely have energy to juggle what’s before you...

Procrastination Because of Anxiety

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are anxiety-related causes (as well as other causes) of procrastination. Here is one way to understand the...

Is Forgiveness Therapy for You?

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT, LPC

We all have ideas of what forgiveness is and what it isn’t. The most common of these in American society is the...

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...

Freak or Forge On

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Did you know that in Chinese, the symbol for the word “crisis” is the same symbol used for the word “opportunity?”...

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