September 4, 2019

WHAT’S SO TERRIBLE ABOUT BEING 2?

By: Patrick C. Heard  MA LPC LMFT I recently noticed an increase in very young children coming in for counseling. I thought seeing a three-year-old child and his or her parent was a good outside limit, but I never expected to see two-year olds and their parents in my counseling office. I […]
August 16, 2019

Family Rituals

By: Jayme Beal “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” -Mother Theresa When I meet with families in counseling one of my first questions I ask each family member is, “What is your favorite thing about your family? or “What is your favorite thing to […]
July 5, 2019

Janet Jergins’ Interview Regarding Her Art and Therapy

Jes Dawn from Mental Health America of Abilene hosted a Facebook Live interview of Janet Jergins of Turning Point Counseling. Janet, co-founder and managing partner of Turning Point Counseling was a featured artist at the Mental Health America of Abilene’s Art Gala that was held June 21, 2019 at The Mill. Janet […]
July 3, 2019

7 Ways to Seek a Healthy Marriage

By Michelle Overman If you have ever been to a wedding or some sort of anniversary celebration, you have probably have heard cliché-filled speeches about commitment, love, and marriage. The cynical parts of people tend to roll their eyes through the cheesiness. Some of that happens because if you know anything about […]
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 […]