Life With ADHD


Life With ADHD – The Child’s Mind Happy ADHD Awareness Month! It’s not uncommon for people to misuse the phrase “I’m ADHD” and for misdiagnoses to occur. ADHD can be particularly difficult to identify in children because of the symptom’s similarities with normal child developmental states, and are often mistaken for purely behavioral problems. In [...]

Life With ADHD2017-11-02T13:58:36+00:00

Sex Addiction 101


Sex Addiction 101 Scott Smith While the problem of substance use and addiction has gained cultural notoriety as an individual, social, and healthcare problem worldwide, behavioral-based addictions such as sex addiction have had a much harder time gaining acceptance within the medical, therapeutic and cultural communities. Thanks to an increase in evidence-based research studies, sex [...]

Sex Addiction 1012017-10-25T19:54:11+00:00

What is Grieving? What you should and should not say to someone who is grieving!


What is Grieving? What you should and should not say to someone who is grieving! Grief is not something you “get over”. When you love someone, your love does not diminish when they die and their memory lives on with you even if they are physically no longer here.  A lot of people say grief [...]

What is Grieving? What you should and should not say to someone who is grieving!2017-11-02T13:58:55+00:00



Marriage Chris Cook and Jessie Deussing Ideas about marriage (what marriage is, when people should marry, the normalcy and permanence of marriage, etc.) are shifting as our culture is experiencing new challenges and conversations about this ancient institution.  According to the National Marriage Project, several trends have emerged in recent years that have an effect [...]




Anxiety Kelly Saylor and Mary Shea What is Anxiety? According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition, Anxiety disorders include having features of excessive fear, anxiety and behavioral disturbances.  The difference between fear and anxiety is the following: Fear – emotional response to real or perceived imminent threat Anxiety – anticipation [...]




Depression Jim Katsoudas and Mary Shea According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5), 8 different types of depression have been joined together under the diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder. They are as follows: Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Substance/ Medication [...]


Beyond “The Blues” – Childhood Depression


Beyond “The Blues” – Childhood Depression October 5th is National Depression Screening Awareness Day, and most of us are aware of the way that depression can plague adults. Often overlooked is the fact that children, too, can experience depression that is far beyond mood swings and what can be called “the blues.” As many as [...]

Beyond “The Blues” – Childhood Depression2017-11-02T13:59:16+00:00

Sexual Trauma:  Moving Toward Restoration


Sexual Trauma:  Moving Toward Restoration Cynthia Morris   MACC, LPCA Sexual trauma expert, Dan Allender, is quoted as saying “There is no greater return on evil than sexual trauma.”  Abuse can take only seconds and the ramifications of it can last a lifetime.   Painfully, rape, incest, molestation, sexual bullying, pornography, sexting, unwanted advances and other sexual [...]

Sexual Trauma:  Moving Toward Restoration2017-11-02T13:59:56+00:00