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Whether your marriage is strong or struggling, try this!
Commit to teaching the children to sleep in their own beds so that you can reclaim the marriage bed! You never know (or maybe you do!) what a feisty game of Chinese Checkers will lead to behind the closed door of the bedroom after the children are fast asleep!
Do you ever feel alone in a room full of people? What if that room was your house, the people were your family and you were a child. Children will adapt in order to mediate their feelings and experience. Some children will act out (misbehavior). Some children will act in (anxiety and depression). Some children … Continue reading Feeling Alone In A Room Full Of People
It is false to think that money alone is going to be either a motivator or the mechanism by which a child is going to feel good about themselves.
Teaching work ethic gives children a heart for helping!
Many of us are looking for growth opportunities for our children. We want to support their health, wellness and positive emotional development. We want to assist them with healthy character traits development. As a therapist for over 25 years, my passion is to work in the wellness framework, even in the most desperate of circumstances. … Continue reading Do You Choose the Health & Wellness Model or Illness?
Her warm, sweet smile makes everyone around her smile too!
Every so often I notice a theme emerging in my psychotherapy practice. As of recently, the emergent theme has been with women and questions have come up about how essential oils may be of help, since I am always diffusing Young Living Essential Oils * in my office. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "I am blessed with a great … Continue reading I Can’t Shake These Feelings
Hundreds of families/children were present last night at the Orleans Fireworks display and found themselves too close for comfort to the unexpected fire that erupted at the end. The statistics show that among direct witnesses to even fatal traumatic events such as 9/11 and the marathon bombing, less than half go on to experience symptoms of post-traumatic … Continue reading Responding to young people who were present at the Orleans Fire