June 29, 2016
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A Path Away From Loneliness

A Path Away From Loneliness by Jonathan Cogburn, LMFT The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are […]
May 18, 2016

Teen Contracts May Reduce Parenting Stress

Reduce Your Parenting Stress During The Teenage Years With Parent/Teenager Contracts by Stephen Willis, M.MFT, LPC, LMFT, NCC When parents have their first child, they tend to prepare quite carefully for that little one. Parenting stress beings immediately. They read all the books; they worry if the child is a meeting all the […]
December 16, 2015

The 12 Days of Christmas with Dementia

by Kay Gillette On the first day of Christmas, the hardest thing is adjusting to the changes that each day, week, month and year brings when there is a loved one with dementia in the family. Efforts to keep things normal and traditional may no longer work. Too many people and too much noise […]
December 14, 2015
What Is ADHD Anyway?

What Is ADHD Anyway?

by Terri Russell Once called ADD, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition which includes problems in the areas of attention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Called a disorder of self-control, it affects millions of children and even adults. The name was changed to ADHD to reflect the main features of this condition, namely inattention and hyperactivity/impulse […]
November 18, 2015

Rethinking Addiction

By Mariana Naldi Addiction is infuriation with excitement, guilt with release, denial with absorption, confusion with importance, emptiness with ecstasy. It is all around us so much that we typically trudge down the same old pathway of thought when confronted by it. But, what if we didn’t. What if we broke free of […]
October 2, 2015

Compelled to Hope

By Jonathan Cogburn About two weeks ago I answered a phone call from a friend of mine who told me over the phone, “Jon…my sister who lives far away just died this morning. We didn’t expect this at all, and my parents happen to be in Abilene visiting with us right now…can you come talk […]