How Can I Get The Help I Need Without Feeling Worse About It?

Question: I’m in high school and everyone sees me as happy and perfect. Really, I have symptoms of an eating disorder, pretty bad self image and have cut in the past. I can’t tell anyone because I don’t want to let anyone down – especially my friends and family. How can I get the help […]

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Jennifer Recommends Reading…

Jennifer Loughran Recommends: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Stephen Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey The Marriage Clinic – John Gottman The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John Gottman Who Moved My Cheese – Spencer Johnson, M.D. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens – Richard Carlson Don’t […]

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Julie Recommends Reading…

Julie Barbosa Recommends: The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz In The Meantime – Iyanla Vanzant What You Feel, You Can Heal – John Gray Women Who Love Too Much – Robin Norwood How To Heal A Painful Relationship – Bill Ferguson The Socially Skilled Child Molester – […]

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Marilyn Recommends Reading…

Marilyn Andrew Recommends: The Me I Want to Be – John Ortberg 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Sean Covey Inside out and Outside In – Berzoff, Melano-Flanaghan & Herty The 5 Love Languages – Gary Chapman Crucial Conversations – Patterson, Grenny, McMillan & Switzler Boundaries – Henry Cloud Co-Dependent No More – Melody […]

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Lisa Recommends Reading…

Lisa Banner Recommends: Teens Who Hurt  – Hardy & Laszloffy Cutting – Steven Levenkron Recollections – Viktore E. Frankl 7 Days to Confidence – Rox Taylor Mindfulness and Psychotherapy – Germer, Siegel & Fulton The Bodacious Book of Succulence – Sark Coloring Your Prayers – Carolyn Manzi Theraplay – Jernberg & Booth On Grief and Grieving – […]

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Mandy Recommends Reading…

Mandy Semenik Recommends: The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work-John M. Gottman The Divorce Remedy-Michele Weiner Davis The Divorce Source Book-Dawn Bradley Berry, J.D. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk-Adele Faber Equally Shared Parenting-Marc and Amy Vachon Putting Children First– JoAnne Pedro-Carroll Who Moved My Cheese-Spencer Johnson, M.D. […]

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What To Tell Our Kids About The Sandy Hook Shootings

In the aftermath of the horrific events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week I felt it important to address how we as parents can help our kids process what happened to the 20 beautiful children and 6 teachers that lost their lives in this unimaginable tragedy. Our first instinct, as parents, […]

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Can you sign up or go to sessions on your own without being 18 years old?

Good question. In a nutshell, if you are under the age of 12 you must have parental consent to receive counseling services. If you are between the ages of 12-17 years old you can receive up to 5 counseling sessions before parental consent is legally required. The minor’s parents shall not be informed without the […]

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8 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Commit To!

The beginning of a new year brings new hope and a promise of better things to come! However, we all know it doesn’t just happen by accident or blind luck (if it does, it is rarely long lasting) – we have to pave our own path and secure a future worthy of our expectations and […]

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How to Manage Your Holiday Stress

Holidays can be a stressful time for many people – especially if you are hosting! The demands on our time increase significantly in the run up to the holidays with shopping, parties, cooking, cleaning, and entertaining kicking into high gear and consuming what little time we have left after all the other day to day […]

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