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She Has The Gift Of Listening And Helping Others

Kiersten has been instrumental in helping me through the toughest time of my life. I sought her help when I could feel myself slipping to a dark place that I couldn’t fight on my own any longer. I am in my 2nd marriage with 3 children and a past that includes childhood sexual assault & […]

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Hope For A Brighter Future

Since participating in a support group led by Kiersten, I have learned so much about myself and how I don’t need to be manipulated by my husband and family. Kiersten has shown me qualities I didn’t know I had. I’m in my fifties and felt it’s all too late. Thank you, Kiersten, for giving me […]

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A Relentless Dedication To My Growth And Safety

I first met Kiersten on one of the scariest days of my life. I had finally decided to leave an abusive relationship of almost 10 years. I had no idea what was going to happen but I knew my life was about to change drastically. I was extremely uncertain whether or not I was making […]

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I Felt Empowered And More Confident

Last year, I sought out counseling and was scheduled to meet with Kiersten.  Upon my very first session with Kiersten I immediately felt at ease and comfortable.  Kiersten is very gentle, soft spoken person.  She listened attentively, always focused on me and gave me great feedback.  Because of her obvious passion for her work, I […]

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Lisa Gets An A+ Rating In My Book

I am 53 years old and I suffer from Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression and schizophrenic thoughts. Most of these symptoms I have had my whole life. I am under the care of a Psychiatrist and go to counseling with Lisa. I have been in counseling with Lisa for six months and she has transformed my life. […]

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I Owe A Debt I Can Never Repay

I wanted to briefly share my experience at Polaris with my counselor Lisa. Especially in light of recent celebrity news of the passing of Robin Williams, I have been reflecting on the decision nearly a year ago to approach Lisa after a session she was having with my daughter. To this day I am still […]

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I Was Immediately At Ease

A few months ago I decided to seek counseling. I was in a deep depression and wanted to gain a greater insight as to why I was finding myself struggling in my personal relationships. The decision to seek help was difficult and I had a lot of anxiety when arriving for my first session, but […]

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Polaris Welcomes a New Counselor!

Polaris Counseling is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Dubiel has joined our team! Elizabeth Dubiel is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a licensed educator/counselor with professional experience working with individuals, groups, couples, and families. Elizabeth specializes in working with clients struggling with anxiety, grief, social phobia, school phobia, bullying, stress management, adjustment issues, self-esteem […]

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Now Accepting Applications For a Child Psychologist, LCPC and LCSW!

We are looking for a PsyD, LCPC, LCSW or LMFT to work either part-time or part-time with a focus on building a full-time caseload. Unlicensed or LPC’s and LSW’s will NOT be considered for this position. Starting hours would be 2-3 evenings a week from around 4:30 to 9:00 and some hours over the weekend […]

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Free Media Management Workshop for Parents!

Technology: It’s become the fabric of American culture, yet it’s availability and influence on youth is more widespread than ever before. Children and youth spend an average of 40 hours per week in front of a screen, and more than 50% of surveyed parents report being concerned about the amount of time their child uses […]

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