The Art of Modeling

The Art of Modeling

By Ashley Sleaper, LMSW – Community Education Specialist As a counselor who primarily focuses on parenting issues, I am often asked how someone can get their children to behave or respond in a certain way. Parents want to know how to help their child handle...
Grief During the Holiday Season

Grief During the Holiday Season

By Ashley Sleaper, LMSW – Community Education Specialist For those of you facing the holidays after a loss, you are not alone. It can sometimes be hard to put into words what we feel and how we process our grief. I was in graduate school taking a grief...
The Connected Father

The Connected Father

By Mindy Spruill M.MFT, LMFT-S – Director of Clinical Services Yesterday, my husband took our two young children to the grocery store to stock up on what we needed for the week. This is not an uncommon occurrence in our family. He is a fantastic cook and I...
10 Strategies for Increasing Family Connection

10 Strategies for Increasing Family Connection

By R. Renee Cameron-Hernandez, MA, LPC, LMFT, NCC We know that a feeling of connection to your family is really important but sometimes we lose sight of that importance when other tasks and responsibilities are draining our energy and mental resources. Below, you will...
The “No Drama Discipline” Approach to Parenting

The “No Drama Discipline” Approach to Parenting

By R. Renee Cameron, MA, LPC, LMFT, NCC If you run a quick Google search on parenting strategies, you will no doubt end up with a million articles giving you tips and ideas on how to be a good parent. Many of those strategies are grandiose and/or completely...