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Try to be an “8” Percenter in 2017

Monday, January 09, 2017
By: Chad McCoy, M.A., LPC Christmas has come and gone. The relatives dispersed, the kids satiated with gifts, and the credit card bills have not yet arrived. What’s next? New Year’s  Read More

Nothing is as it seems; or at least how it seems to you or me

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By Chad McCoy, M.A., LPC Now more than ever, I am increasingly impressed by the power of perception. Time after time, event after event, I find myself leaving a situation with what I belie Read More

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

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