Below are some useful articles written by past & present employees.

Suicide Prevention: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

By:  Mallory Crouch, LCSW Suicide can be an uncomfortable topic of conversation. Keep the lines of communication open and know the warning signs. You could save a life.   September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention month. Did you know that suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in America? Suicide has become a […]


School Success: What Parents Can Do

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

By:  Jody Pierce, LCSW “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.”  – Jane D Hull School is upon us and parents have an important role in assuring school success for their children. As a parent, children of all ages benefit from your […]


EMDR Therapy for Trauma

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

By:  Morgen Warner, LCSW Are you or someone you know suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or other trauma? If so, EMDR therapy may help. Many of you may have heard of EMDR therapy. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. This therapy can help people to heal from the emotional distress associated […]


Parenting: Building Secure and Connected Relationships with Your Children

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

by: Jessica Downs Parents occupy many roles, including entertainers, drivers, providers, playmates, teachers, guides, and protectors. Stretched with responsibilities, and hopeful for the future of their children, parents frequently ask, “What is the most important thing I can do for my child?” Of all the strategies available to parents, research indicates that a secure attachment […]


Discovering Hope Through DBT

Monday, May 11th, 2015

By Rachel Morici, LPC Do you struggle with your emotions? Do you find it difficult to interact effectively with others? Are you making self-destructive choices in your life? Do you feel out of control? If you find yourself struggling with these issues you are not alone. DBT can help. What is DBT? Dialectical Behavior Therapy, […]


Do you have the holiday blues?

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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Assertive Communication: A Path to Genuine Connectedness

Monday, September 16th, 2013

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Helpful Tips – Healing After Loss & Tragedy

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

We have all been touched in different ways by the recent tragedy in Aurora. It may be very difficult to navigate through your thoughts and feelings. These are some tips that may make it easier to cope: Normal responses to trauma can include: Fear, anxiety, worry, apprehension Depression, tearfulness, numbness Anger, irritability Trouble sleeping Loss […]


Parenting Positively Through Transition

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Keeping your parenting positive may be hard enough. But in months like August, with school starting and stress levels high as families transition back to routine schedules, positive parenting may seem near impossible. At Pennock Center for Counseling, we work with parents on parenting tools and techniques to create a more positive atmosphere at home. With the school year fast approaching, here are four important aspects of positive parenting that can make the transition back to school a positive one for you as well as your child.


Finding Joy

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The holidays often include times of stress, fatigue, and challenges of all kinds.  At the same time, we have great expectations of happiness during the holidays and the television images, magazine images and store advertising all reinforce this.  Unfortunately these expectations are frequently not satisfied.  We see stories of hope, love, fulfillment; but may feel loneliness, grief, and pressure.  Adjusting our expectations and changing our view of happiness can lead to a truer sense of joy.