Family Game Night

Family Game Night- Ideas for Fun for all ages

Family | Parenting | Summer

Family Game Night: Ideas for fun for all ages Summertime has started for most, and many children are either relishing the long awaited downtime or enjoying the variety of summer camp or other fun activities. Hopefully the slower pace presents some opportunity for quality time with your family members. A great way to encourage this […]

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Family Dinnertime

Bring Back Family Dinnertime

For many, any given weekday evening is spent shuttling children to and from extra curricular activities. Family dinnertime often happens in the car or on the go, leaving very little face time. Certainly activities and extra learning experiences can be fun for our children. In fact, the physical exercise may be important since many children […]

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Bah Humbug

How to make “The Most Wonderful Time of Year” actually feel that way

Depression | Emotions | Excitement | Family | Holiday Survival | joy | Self Improvement

For many people, the holidays are their FAVORITE time of the year. There are parties to go to, people to see, gifts to buy, and the chance to see loved ones. But for many more, the holidays feel downright terrible. For those of you that just aren’t feeling that joyous, first know you’re not alone. […]

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Eliminate Negativity

Ideas To Eliminate Negativity In Your Life

Anger | Anxiety | Depression | Family | Happiness | Holiday Survival | joy | Relationships | Self Improvement | Worry

It’s common to fall into a funk or to even start feeling depressed, especially as the holiday season approaches. Just thinking about it is enough to send some people into a tailspin! In our practice we spend time with clients talking about how to eliminate things that create a sense of negativity in their lives. […]

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5 Ways Dads can still connect with their Daughters

5 Ways Dads can connect with their Daughters

Dads, hear me when I say this, your daughter still needs and wants a relationship with you. I know it may be hard to see, especially as your daughter hits adolescence. It may seem as she gains more independence; she wants to be around her friends more than home with dad or mom. You may […]

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Parenting Young Men is not for Wimps!

Family | Relationships | Teenage Issues | Young Adult

At any given time, on any given day, the topic of parenting teenage boys dominates my private practice. Parent’s emotions range from victory to defeat. The fact remains, parenting teenage boys is not an easy task, nor for the faint of heart. Here are some basic strategies you can adopt to help survive “The Teenage […]

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Teenage Anxiety- Symptoms and Solutions

Anxiety | Children | Counseling | Parents | Suicide Prevention | Teenage Issues | Worry | Young Adult

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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Spring Cleaning – Relationships

Happiness | intimacy | new relationship | Parents | Relationships | Self Improvement | Sex | Therapy

It’s springtime and with springtime comes spring-cleaning. Right? You have probably seen one of those checklists that remind you what to do for your house? Listing things like check the sprinkler systems, change your filters etc. Most people are so busy these days that they would forget all about what to do in that regard, […]

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Counseling, Counselor, Therapist, Therapy

10 Simple Steps: Finding A Great Therapist

Counseling | Our Services | Self Improvement | Therapy

Finding a therapist to help you sort out the most intimate details of your life can be extremely intimidating. Look no further!!! We have done the work for you and compiled 10 steps that will ensure you maximize the opportunity to work with a professional therapist. 1.) Know the difference between a counselor, psychotherapist, psychologist, […]

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Communicating With Your Teenager

Parents | Teenage Issues

Morty is my 2 year old dog, a miniature dachshund that has a mind of its own and a stubborn personality; a standard among the breed. However, when he wants to eat, he will tell me. When he wants some water, he will let me know. When he needs to go out, a simple bark […]

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