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Three Ways a Relationship Crisis Benefits Communication, Intimacy and Self-care

By | June 9th, 2022|Communication Problems, Couples Counseling, couples therapy, Family Counseing, Grief Counseling, Individual Counseling, Intimacy, Parenting Counseling|

Three Ways a Relationship Crisis Benefits Communication, Intimacy and Self-care The very term relationship crisis makes your heart stop, your blood pressure sky rocket and a flood of adrenalin preparing you for fight/flight/or freeze. It’s unpleasant and threatening. Most of us want to avoid a relationship crisis and do everything we can to avoid [...]

Six Signs of Pre-empty Nest Fears and Six Ways to Manage Them

By | May 10th, 2022|Intimacy, Parenting Counseling, Separation and Loss|

Pre-empty nest fears come at you suddenly, and gradually invade your waking hours. Pre-empty nest fears start when your child says, “I want to make my own play date!” It’s that bitter sweet moment when you are simultaneously relieved that your child is pushing towards doing things independently but also doesn’t need you in [...]

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The Way You Love Your Child is Key to Their Mental Health

By | April 15th, 2022|Anger Stress and Health, Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling, stress|

The Way You Love Your Child is Key to Their Mental Health The way you love your child is the most significant factor in determining his or her mental health. One-third of children between 3-17 years of age in America have at least one mental health problem. So it may be present in your [...]

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Unintentional Consequences of Overdosing in Adolescents – What are the signs?

By | February 17th, 2022|Anxiety therapy, couples therapy, Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling, stress|

Protecting Your Child From Unintentional Overdosing Is someone dear to you, like your teenage child, a niece or nephew or a sibling taking prescribed medication for chronic pain or anxiety and depression? Does it ever cross you mind that there is a danger of overdosing? A report in the New York Times from November [...]

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How to Avoid Burdening Children With Family Conflict

By | December 14th, 2021|Communication Problems, Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

How to Avoid Burdening Children With Family Conflict Most parents make conscious decisions to avoid burdening their children with stuff from the adult world. Most parents try hard to protect their children from being negatively influenced and or scarred by things in the outside world including social media, porn, drugs, bullies, inappropriate videos and [...]

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Mindful Co-parenting During Marital Tensions – Five Ways to Ensure Success

By | November 17th, 2020|Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Mindful Co-parenting During Marital Tensions - Five Ways to Ensure Success Mindful co-parenting involves thinking about how you want to bring up your children, putting it into words, sharing it with each other and planning a strategy of implementation based on nurturing the children - rather than about winning or losing points in the marital [...]

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What Makes The Relationship Triangle So Common?

By | January 9th, 2020|Affair Recovery Counseling, Breakups and Separation, Cheating and Affairs, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling, separation counseling|

The Relationship Triangle Are you caught in a relationship triangle with your mother and father, having to choose sides and loyalty? Maybe you are trapped in a triangle with a parent and a step parent; or with a partner and his or her ex; perhaps you are pinned into a triangle with your partner and [...]

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Mother’s Impact on Sons -5 Major Pathways

By | August 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Mother’s impact on sons – Five Major Pathways Mother’s impact on sons occurs before they are even conceived. Many cultures value sons more than daughters and use all sort of rituals and concoctions to have male children. So when a male child is conceived, he is already imbued with a stature of value and esteem [...]

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Father’s Impact On Sons

By | July 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Father’s Impact on Sons Father’s impact on sons is of significance from the earliest moments to the end of the boy’s life. When a father sees the ultrasound that reveals he is about to have a son, the influence begins and continues unabated. The expectant father who looks forward to making his son a famous [...]

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Mothers Impact on Daughters

By | June 14th, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Mother’s Impact on Daughters A Mother’s impact on daughters is powerful, pervasive and subtle.  It starts as soon as the daughter is conceived. Mothers who want sons and then discover that they are expecting girls provide a strong message to the unborn female that she is just a parasite while in the womb, becoming a [...]

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