How do I talk to my child about suicide?

2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

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 [...]

How do I talk to my child about suicide?2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?

2020-08-22T19:22:56+00:00

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy? The question, “When does someone need to seek therapy?” is a question I often receive both socially and in my practice. People don’t question when to go to the dentist or the doctor. Instinctively, individuals know if they have pain in their chest, they need to seek medical [...]

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?2020-08-22T19:22:56+00:00

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist?

2020-07-29T13:56:45+00:00

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist? How do I know if my child needs to see a therapist? If you are asking yourself this question, you are not alone. The CDC reports that, based on a study done in 2009, an “estimated 13 –20 percent of children living in [...]

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist?2020-07-29T13:56:45+00:00

The Changing Role of the Father “You’ve come a long way Dad, and for the better”

2020-07-14T18:10:49+00:00

The Changing Role of the Father “You’ve come a long way Dad, and for the better” A few centuries ago, father’s roles were primarily to serve as the breadwinners, and the instructor of moral values. However, in the everchanging world due to economics, and there was a rise of industrialization and urbanization and factories emerged [...]

The Changing Role of the Father “You’ve come a long way Dad, and for the better”2020-07-14T18:10:49+00:00

Building Strong Families

2020-06-06T17:58:27+00:00

Building Strong Families What does the word family mean and how do we make strong families? The word family has changed over time.  Some people may think of family as their parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Others may expand the definition to close friends or neighbors. The constructs of a family are diverse. However, [...]

Building Strong Families2020-06-06T17:58:27+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19

2020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19 We’re all aware that COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. The adjustment has been difficult for many of us. As adults, we have had to deal with the stresses of working from home or losing our jobs, trying to maintain our family’s physical safety, and managing [...]

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-192020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?

2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health? Sleep is a universal biological characteristic that impacts all species and if it is neglected, one that refuses to be ignored. The precise functionality of sleep is still a mystery on many levels however, data shows it is critical to cognitive, somatic, and psychological processes (Brand & [...]

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

What Children Can Do to Marriage

2020-03-03T23:51:17+00:00

See Mike Vaughn on Charlotte today speaking about what children can do to marriage. https://surehopecounseling.com/mike-vaughn-sexual-addiction-counselor/  

What Children Can Do to Marriage2020-03-03T23:51:17+00:00

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do?

2020-02-12T21:36:06+00:00

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do? Bullying is not a new topic of discussion. It continues to be a prominent problem amongst children and teenagers. Oftentimes, adults are not present when their child is being bullied, and can miss the signs that it is occurring. Moreover, as a parent, it can be [...]

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do?2020-02-12T21:36:06+00:00

A Rose by Any Other Name — No Name-Calling Week

2019-01-23T00:03:26+00:00

A Rose by Any Other Name -- No Name-Calling Week How many times have you heard the word “bullying” over the last few years? Personally and professionally, it has become a buzzword, often misused and misunderstood. This week is no name-calling week, an effort to keep bullying out of our schools and communities and realize [...]

A Rose by Any Other Name — No Name-Calling Week2019-01-23T00:03:26+00:00