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A little bit about play therapy

By Michelle Scheu Most people think of therapy as being an option only for adults, teens and perhaps pre-teen youth. The idea of traditional therapy i.e. sitting in a chair and talking about your problems for an hour is pretty … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a helicopter parent!!

By Elizabeth Wine In today’s world where media and culture tend to warn us of perceived doom and gloom, parents have had the tendency to become very overprotective. Yes, there is value to keeping your child safe, but what about … Continue reading

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Recovering from Addiction

By Dee Marsh Addiction to alcohol and drugs has been recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association since 1956.  However, many in the throes of addiction and their families still struggle with the idea that addiction is a … Continue reading

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Tips on Tackling Uncomfortable Topics

By Emily Davis Some things are just uncomfortable to talk about. Especially when you have to talk about them with your kids. Maybe it’s the birds and the bees, or why Grandma has to move into assisted living, or any … Continue reading

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Lifespan Integration: Taking control of your unwanted thoughts and memories

By Jeanine Jantz Have you been to therapy and continued to have the same undesired responses to situations as before therapy? Tired of talking about past events and still being plagued by unwanted thoughts and memories popping into your head? … Continue reading

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How to pick a therapist

by Michelle Scheu As a therapist, I am often asked to suggest a therapist for friends, family and co-workers. Therapy is a very individualized experience-there is no “one size fits all.” For therapy to be an effective change agent, it is important … Continue reading

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The Mind-Body Connection

By Amy Glendening Have you ever had any physical symptoms—not being able to sleep, on-going stomach pains, high blood pressure—and felt like typical treatments didn’t help? Your ailment may not be entirely physical.  There is such a strong connection between … Continue reading

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Spring Break Sanity

By Elizabeth Wine Spring Break is quickly approaching. The kids are excited, but parents may be panicking. Oh no, a whole week with the kids at home?! It may sound like a bad reality show to some.  However, you can … Continue reading

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More on suicide

By Michelle Scheu For every person who commits suicide, there are a set of suicide loss survivors left behind.  Family, friends, acquaintances from work.  Each of these individuals is touched in some way by the choice to end one’s life.  … Continue reading

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Ways to support others who are grieving

This is the last post in the series on GRIEF by Laurie Moffitt. It can be difficult to determine the best way to show a grieving person that you are available for him or her. Here are some guidelines that … Continue reading

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