Posts on ‘skills’

Power Struggles and Parenting

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Article by Laura Gutierrez, MA Power struggles occur when grown-ups inappropriately attempt to control children or when children seek control beyond their age and ability. What you probably do not know is that the need for power and attention are both universal and wired into our biological makeup from birth. Your children have an attention bucket and power bucket that needs to be filled out daily in positive age […]

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Presentations, Groups, & Classes – Winter 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Due to COVID-19, our office is closed until further notice. Find out more here.
Now offering E-therapy! Check out our upcoming virtual groups!
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Coping With Threatening News

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Written by:  Laura Gutierrez Hearing news that there is a new virus that is highly contagious and spreading globally can be quite alarming. It is the sort of thing that will activate our fight or flight mechanism built-in in our body. The fight or flight mechanism is there to protect us and ensure our survival. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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