All posts tagged "home-page"

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    Can I Trust You?

    by Wendy Warner, LPC, NCC Let me start by stating the obvious: honesty in relationships is essential. We all want to believe that our partner is willing to tell us the truth in matters great and small....

    • Posted July 23, 2017
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    Emotional Consequences of Job Loss

    by Tonya Ratliff, LPC, NCC, ACS Most people make the assumption that grief and loss are only experienced with the death of a loved one. However, loss comes in many other life experiences and grief is often...

    • Posted July 8, 2017
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    Who Defines You?

    by Cristin Patterson, LLPC, NCC Most of us are living busy, on-the-go lives.  We are often juggling our schedules and trying to make ends meet.  We know that with one wrong move we risk dropping one of...

    • Posted July 6, 2017
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    It’s Not What I Expected

    by Deb Toering, LPC, NCC Life is full of heartache and disappointments.  A spouse has a debilitating disease. Children travel down self-destructive paths. Jobs are lost. Financial difficulties come upon us. Storms destroy our homes and our...

    • Posted June 11, 2017
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    Do You Understand Me? Do You Care About Me?

    by Wendy Warner, LPC, NCC Think about the last time you were good and mad about something. What if your closest friend discovered you in your fuming state and told you to stop feeling angry? You know,...

    • Posted May 29, 2017
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    Divorce from a Child’s Perspective

    by Tonya Ratliff, LPC, NCC, ACS For reasons deeply considered and valid for the adults in a marriage, the decision to divorce has been made. As a result of your decision to divorce, life for your child...

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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    The Power of “I’m Sorry”

    by Cristin Patterson, LLPC, NCC As social beings it is impossible to avoid hurting someone else, intentionally or unintentionally.  Many times this involves personally offending someone and injuring their self-concept.  The simple words, “I’m sorry”, come to...

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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    Lost in Translation: How a Fight with Your Spouse Blocks the Real Message

    by Wendy Warner, LPC, NCC We have all had that moment with our spouse when they say something that strikes a nerve and we reply out of irritation or defensiveness.  The longer the issue has gone unresolved,...

    • Posted April 16, 2017
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    A Day With ADHD

    by Deb Toering, LPC, NCC Just getting out of bed is a challenge for many with ADHD. One person reported, “I have to set a total of 11 alarms over 3 different apps along with a physical...

    • Posted April 9, 2017
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    The Language of Loss

    by Tonya Ratliff, LPC, NCC, ACS During a time of loss the people who care about us are often quick to offer unsolicited advice and counsel in an effort to comfort us.  However, the language they use—although...

    • Posted April 2, 2017
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