Note on Vegas: I cannot imagine the horror of last night and my heart breaks for the thousands of lives changed forever by last night’s event. However, in this moment please do not allow fear to control the narrative. This was started with fear and cannot be finished or altered with fear, but with love […]
I have been in the counseling field long enough to see a variety of styles and techniques in the counseling office. I have also been working with kids and teens since 2005 and have developed a good understanding of what works and what does not work from a professional standpoint. Three or four years ago […]
It’s time to rewire your brain. After more than a decade of research and brain imaging we know how important our thinking patterns, or neuropathways, are to how we feel and perceive the world. Therapists have been using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (a technique that looks at how our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are connected and […]
One topic I need to cover with almost all of the families I work with is the idea that all teenagers are at-risk teenagers in today’s culture. I say this not as a “the world is coming to an end” counselor or parent, but as a realistic examination of culture; not to mention plenty of […]
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