Grow in Gratitude Thanksgiving time is here. Perhaps you are struggling to find something to be grateful for this year. It would be easy to write 2020 off as a loss, and not find anything redeemable about it. Below is an exercise taken from the book Less Fret More Faith by Max Lucado. He challenges [...]
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How to Help with 2020 Election Stress! 2020 Election Stress There has been much stress this year! Whether it is topics of Covid, justice, or the election things have been tense. Many times, we hear what to do physically for stress (i.e. exercise, eat well, sleep well) or even what to do mentally (i.e. healthy [...]
Saying No: One of the keys to an authentic, balanced life. Did you know you make thousands of decisions every day? We often put ourselves in positions where we have said yes too many times to those decisions. While it can be difficult to say no, it is a critical piece of living in a [...]
How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Yourself and Others By: Jessica Winebarger What is trauma? Before identifying the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is important to discuss and define trauma, as many individuals rule themselves and loved ones out from experiencing PTSD due to a limited understanding of what can be [...]
How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop Time is so precious to us all, isn’t it? And the way we use it always involves an evaluation of our efforts, money, and emotions invested into it. So it’s no surprise that one of the common questions we receive when we begin [...]
Before You Meet at the Alter You Need to Meet for Premarital Counseling! Major Benefits of Pre-Marital Counselingadmin admin2020-10-01T11:30:34+00:00
Before You Meet at the Alter You Need to Meet for Premarital Counseling! Major Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling Most people will go to their primary care physician to take measures of preventive care for their physical health. Yet too many couples getting ready to say their vows do not take any measures of preventive care [...]
Jesus, Rest, Trauma, and the Enneagram As a trauma therapist in a Christian Counseling practice, I see people struggling in their spirituality. While I am no expert on the Enneagram, I see people come into the office and let me know what their “type” is. The Enneagram has been popular for many years and is [...]
Watch the episode below to see WCNC's Charlotte Today show interview Mike Vaughn on how to form healthy habits! https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/good-habits-counseling/275-e3d8811d-adeb-45b9-a211-004749db89e8 Mike Vaughn https://surehopecounseling.com/mike-vaughn-sexual-addiction-counselor/
How do I talk to my child about suicide? This week kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week. As parents and caregivers, talking about suicide to your children can feel daunting or uncomfortable. There are many myths and incorrect information about mental health and suicide and leaving it up to our children to discover it for [...]
Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All. And Suicide Prevention One of the most difficult mental and emotional problems that most people have difficulty understanding, is the state of mind that drives or causes a person to commit suicide. One of the most difficult and nothing more scary for a [...]