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

Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All.  And Suicide Prevention

2020-09-03T20:47:24+00:00

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 [...]

Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All.  And Suicide Prevention2020-09-03T20:47:24+00:00

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?

2020-08-27T01:49:22+00:00

It is an important question.  Why is my past so important in therapy?  Is there any value going back into childhood?  I have made peace.  My issues are about today! Exploring the past is very important in most cases to be able to address the issues of the here and now.  The past is what forms [...]

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?2020-08-27T01:49:22+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

Fostering Healthy Friendships

2020-08-13T11:54:12+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships Every life is bound to be full of joys and sorrows, and what better way to walk through those times than to have healthy friends willing to walk through our journeys with us. The Bible speaks to this very principle in Proverbs 18:24, “A man of too many friends comes to ruin, [...]

Fostering Healthy Friendships2020-08-13T11:54:12+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

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression

2020-04-29T15:17:40+00:00

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Exacerbate Anxiety and Depression. Keeping Yourself Healthy Through It. This pandemic with its rules for social distancing, staying quarantined in our homes, having to isolate from family and friends. Not being able to work and do the things people naturally do or activities that you enjoy like attending church, exercise [...]

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression2020-04-29T15:17:40+00:00

The Permission to Grieve

2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

The Permission to Grieve Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”  When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And [...]

The Permission to Grieve2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

Merry Christmas: The Hope of Christ

2020-02-12T11:25:49+00:00

SureHope Counseling & Training Center wants to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.  Here at SureHope we speak a lot about hope.  The hope of healing, being restored, finding purpose, peace, joy and direction.  With every topic we speak on we can do so with such a sure and confident hope because [...]

Merry Christmas: The Hope of Christ2020-02-12T11:25:49+00:00

Advent

2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

Advent I ventured out to Michael’s yesterday to find a few frames featured on their sale. The parking lot was a puzzle of cars and people, all with little space in between. The speed was like the speed of video-game graphics! It was almost too much for this avoidant, solitude-loving, introvert. Our car inched and [...]

Advent2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00