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“Prevention is Key: Let’s Start with the Man in The Mirror.”

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
By Chad McCoy, M.A. Just like in any disease or illness: Early Prevention is key. From cancer to depression, the earlier problems are identified, the more adept we can be in treating and addr Read More

What is the “right” way to parent?

Monday, March 09, 2015
By Amanda Percival, M.A., LPC Candidate Parenting can be a controversial topic. What is the “right” way to parent? Haven’t we all been quick to judge another parent at the  Read More

Marijuana Is Still Illegal in OK

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Darcy McConnell, LADC, LPC Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing marijuana in some form or another. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington have l Read More

Kids and Entitlement

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Teen: “My sadness is infinite and beyond your understanding.” Parent: “Uhhh…okay.” Teen: “Also, I need money for lunch tomorrow, we’re going to C Read More

The Rush to Normalcy

Thursday, January 01, 2015
By Chad McCoy, M.A. It’s an odd thing, ya know? The first 18 or so years of our lives we do nothing but grow and, hopefully, achieve until the day we graduate high school. Even then man Read More

State of the (Marital) Union

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
By Belinda Crosier, LPC, LADC, Edmond Family Counseling 5 Tips to Have a Healthier Marriage in 2015 It’s easy to get so busy & preoccupied with daily life, not to mention the hol Read More

Positive Reinforcement

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
By John Goetz Ferguson, Missouri, Bill Cosby, a lack of a nuclear agreement with Iran, the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, and the threat of Ebola to name few of the ongoing local, nation Read More

Grandparents as Parents

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By Belinda Crosier, LPC, LADC Over 8% of Oklahoma children are being provided some level of care by their grandparents. For many, the “golden years” become just another cycle of  Read More

Parenting through Divorce

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By John Goetz, LPC If you are a legal adult, a person who has attained the age of majority and is therefore regarded as independent, self-sufficient and responsible, you will immediately reco Read More


Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Darcy McConnell, LPC, LADC Have you heard about GirlStrong at Edmond Family Counseling? It is starting September 9th and is a popular program for girls ages 12-16. You may enroll by phone at 40 Read More

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