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Raising Yourself, Partner, & Children

Raising Yourself, Partner, & Children

In couples and family counseling, we are often asked if there is a magic wand or pill to make the changes we want, to manage our spouses changes, or to make our children behave. These questions almost always come when a person is feeling overwhelmed by their emotions and the prospect of change, which requires… Read more »

The Power of Words

The Power of Words

        Over the past few years, bullying has become more prevalent in elementary, junior high, high school, private school and colleges. Programs and educational material have been created or improved to address this behavior in these settings. Unaddressed, this behavior becomes harassment in the workforce and abuse in close relationships. Interestingly, bullying doesn’t just occur in… Read more »

How to help your children in this digital era.

How to help your children in this digital era.

With the invention of the Atari, Nintendo and other video games 30 years ago, free time has gradually become redefined.  It seems that many kids and teens are losing their imagination to devices that imagine for them.  It is common in mental health practices across the world for parents to express their concern with the… Read more »

Teaching our Children about Healthy Intimacy

Teaching our Children about Healthy Intimacy

Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for our children. According to Walker, Busby, Lovett and Carol, Experts on human intimacy, balanced intimacy is comprised of three dimensions.  The first dimension is the Physical Dimension that includes the physiological process that influence satisfaction, pleasure, and health. The second is… Read more »