Mindfulness in Parenting: Reacting vs. Responding -by Laura Novak, LCSW, CADC

One of the most important skills I try to cultivate in my own life as well as teach to my clients is the ability to respond rather than to react.  The difference between the two is much bigger than you may think.  A response is thought out and conscious.  A reaction is unconscious, and may […]

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Commonly Asked Questions About PREPARE/ENRICH Premarital Counseling -by Christine Taylor, LPC

Why premarital counseling? Counseling prior to marriage is accepting an opportunity to put strongholds in place for long-lasting respect, friendship, and happiness. Premarital counseling gives couples an opportunity to gain insights into growth-areas in their relationship, and identify strengths to build on. By understanding personality differences, couples can better prevent conflict and develop a better […]

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Destressing Around the Holidays -by Jamie Edwards, LCSW

The holidays can be a great time to relax, celebrate, and catch up on time with family and friends.  However, for some of us it can create an amount of stress that may lead to anxiety and depression.  This can be especially challenging when everyone around us seems extra joyful, grateful, and having all kinds […]

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