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The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 tips for parents of tween and teen girls

2019-01-04T14:38:34+00:00

The time between the ages of 8 and 14 can be a difficult period for any child. Puberty is a chaotic experience for both boys and girls. Tween and teen girls are forced to cope with the added challenge of their confidence taking a plunge during these years. Girls this age experience an extremely significant [...]

The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 tips for parents of tween and teen girls2019-01-04T14:38:34+00:00

Practice self-care through self-compassion

2018-10-01T12:40:35+00:00

By Felix Blumhardt, PhD, LCSW “Our task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi When is the last time you did something nice for yourself? Like many people, you may easily remember the last time you did something [...]

Practice self-care through self-compassion2018-10-01T12:40:35+00:00

How to help someone with suicidal thoughts

2018-06-27T14:55:12+00:00

By Kylie Lambert, LCSW, LCAS-A It’s hard to know where to begin when discussing the sensitive nature of suicide. However, it is absolutely a conversation worth having, especially with the media coverage of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain’s untimely death, as well as the rising popularity of the Netflix’s 13 Reason Why series. When hearing [...]

How to help someone with suicidal thoughts2018-06-27T14:55:12+00:00

Allison Grubbs discusses how to utilize your own inner resources at local TEDx event

2018-05-21T13:07:10+00:00

It’s not every day that someone asks you to give a TED Talk, but two lovely sophomores at Enloe High School asked if our own Allison Grubbs was up for the challenge at their upcoming TEDx event. Recently, Allison made good on her promise, and it did not disappoint. Here’s what she had to say [...]

Allison Grubbs discusses how to utilize your own inner resources at local TEDx event2018-05-21T13:07:10+00:00

3 ways to improve physical self-care

2018-05-22T14:52:16+00:00

By Kylie Lambert & Felix Blumhardt Self-care has been a hot topic of conversation within the health and wellness space lately, and it’s for a good reason. Self-care is the act of participating in activities that help take care of our physical, emotional, spiritual and mental health to promote overall well-being. In today’s fast-paced, constantly [...]

3 ways to improve physical self-care2018-05-22T14:52:16+00:00

Post-traumatic growth: Fuller lives and expanded resiliency after trauma​

2018-01-11T11:09:32+00:00

By Crystal Yarborough After experiencing a traumatic event, many people are aware of the possibility of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People may not consider that growth can also happen after a traumatic experience. The notion that good things can happen from bad events is not a novel idea, but post-traumatic growth is becoming a [...]

Post-traumatic growth: Fuller lives and expanded resiliency after trauma​2018-01-11T11:09:32+00:00

The rose, the rosebud and the thorn

2018-05-22T14:50:07+00:00

by Anne Siegel, LCSW Renewing the practice of meaningful conversation between spouses is one crucial element of marriage/couples therapy, and one of the first tasks to be taught, practiced and improved. When a couple begins therapy, they are most often in a state of partial or total disconnection. The therapist often hears the disconnection described [...]

The rose, the rosebud and the thorn2018-05-22T14:50:07+00:00