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Teens are more depressed because they’re more isolated

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Chad McCoy, M.A., LPC Edmond Family Counseling There are some things that you cannot live without. Food, water, air, relationships, safety, belongingness, just to name a few. Without these Read More

The Panic Button

Thursday, August 03, 2017
By: John Goetz, LPC and Quinton Ellis, LPC Each year, millions of Americans suffer from panic attacks. By the numbers, the problem looks like this: About 1.7% of the adult U.S. popula Read More

Fidget Spinners: To Spin or Not to Spin

Thursday, July 13, 2017
By: Sheila Stinnett, Executive Director If you aren’t already aware there is a new “must have” object capturing the attention of our nation’s youth the “fidget spinner”. These popular  Read More

13 Reasons Why NOT

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A Response from the Staff Edmond Family Counseling 13 Reasons Why, a book by Jay Asher, has recently been adapted by Netflix into a series, narrated by the now deceased characte Read More

Thoughts While Walking

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By: John Goetz, LPC In March I was introduced to a short independent film, The Butterfly Circus, Created by Joshua and Rebekah Weigel in 2009. The setting is the 1930s, America is in the  Read More

Access to Prevention leads to Healthy Adults

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By: Chad McCoy, LPC, Assistant Executive Director Consider for a moment a couple of truths: Early identification is the best indicator for a positive outcome and people are living m Read More

Bucket List Yet?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By: Amanda Percival, LPC Spring has sprung! This is probably my favorite time of year. The grass and trees are green, the sun is shining, and the birds are singing. For some, this time of Read More

Non-Verbal Communication

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By: Sheila Stinnett “The body says what words cannot”. This simple quote from the famous American dancer Martha Graham speaks volumes about significant impact of non-verbal communication i Read More


Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By: Belinda Crosier, LPC, LADC A fascinating, but frustrating, phenomenon that therapists witness much more than we would like is that of the self-sabotage syndrome. You’ve probably obser Read More

Depression Can Be Hard to Spot in Children

Monday, January 09, 2017
By: Amanda Percival, Staff Therapist There are some words that individuals use in regard to mental health that are used to communicate a wide range of symptoms. “Depression” is just one  Read More

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