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Parents Helping Parents

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Quinton Ellis, LPC, Edmond Family Counseling Here’s a ‘thought experiment’ question I can’t quit asking people. A college has only one spot left for two applicants. The first has a 3.5 GPA and Read More

Have You Make Your Summer Memories Yet?

Thursday, July 21, 2016
By Amanda Percival, Staff Therapist, Edmond Family Counseling As I’m writing this article, I am counting the days until school begins again. Didn’t school just let out? I remember being so rea Read More

Parenting Shouldn't Be Forever

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Belinda Crosier, LADC, LPC So we get to the blessed, anticipated stage of having raised & launched our children, looking forward to doing some things we’ve always looked forward to – o Read More

Do You Know Your Teen’s Love Language

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Amanda Percival, Staff Therapist One of the reasons that I pursued a career as a therapist was my desire to help strengthen others' relationships. I love to work with couples and famili Read More

Prom Night Parenting? Yes, Please!

Thursday, April 07, 2016
By Darcy McConnell, LADC Prom night has sure changed over the years. After listening to teenagers talk about their plans it’s reminiscent of a mini trip to Las Vegas. The stuff that teena Read More

Do it Yourself Marriage Counseling

Tuesday, March 08, 2016
By John Goetz The idea of self-help and self-improvement has been around as long as I can remember. Dale Carnegie wrote The Art of Public Speaking in 1910 and followed it up with a series of s Read More

Unemployment: Next Steps to Recovery

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Belinda Crosier, LPC, LADC “It was the best of times – and the worst of times.” So reads a quote from Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, which could accurately describe th Read More

Micro-aggression on the College Campus

Monday, February 08, 2016
by Quinton Ellis, LPC There was a time in my young life when the only thing I knew for sure about college was that they had toga parties. These days, the only thing I know for sure about toga Read More

Your Teen Might Be Entitled If…

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
By Darcy McConnell, LPC, LADC What are a teenager’s rights? Hopefully we can all can agree that teens have the right to be treated as a human being by friends, family and associates. Whi Read More

How to Talk to Children about Grief, Loss and Tragedies

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC Over the last several weeks I have been trying to process the significant number of tragic situations that have occurred in our community and in our world. Multipl Read More

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