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Contestant No. 18, Come on Down -The Price of Your Choices

Sunday, July 20, 2014
By John Goetz, LPC Some of you immediately recognize the announcer’s call from the game show “The Price is Right”. This is a game show where lucky contestants are given an opport Read More

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
It’s funny because it’s true. I tend to enjoy anything that effectively challenges the increasing narcissism we see around us, including my own. This article is a pretty accurate descripti Read More

Smartphones: Toy or Tool for Kids

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC Do you consider your child’s smartphone or mobile device a toy or a tool? With advances in technology a phone in the hand of a child is not just a hand held video gam Read More

Be Ahead of the Curve Teens and Summer Jobs

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC Summer is fast approaching and everyone I know seems just thrilled about that. And even though our suspiciously artic winter was, I’ll admit, a tad uncomfortable, Read More

The Era of Technology: The Case for Digital Dementia

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
By Chad McCoy Technology: The necessary evil; sometimes. It is almost impossible to go throughout your day without relying or using technology. Let me rephrase that: It is impossible. At least Read More

Affluenza

Thursday, January 09, 2014
By Quinton Ellis M.S.,L.P.C. By the time these words come in contact with your eyes, you likely will have heard about “Affluenza”. For those who haven’t, and thereby still p Read More

Congratulations! Your Child's Mediocre!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
By Chad McCoy, Staff Therapist Ever been stuck in traffic, the kind where every driver is an idiot and can be blamed for you being late? Well, I found myself in such a jam the other day.  Read More

Less is More When Dealing with Stress

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC I read an interesting blog the other day about the Voluntary Simplicity Movement. This site was filled with the positive testimonials of individuals and families who have m Read More

Country and Western Therapy - Part II

Saturday, November 02, 2013
By John Goetz, LPC In a previous article I made reference to something I call country and western therapy. The central point is a person can find homespun wisdom in the song lyrics of country  Read More

Smoking Alcohol

Thursday, October 17, 2013
by Darcy McConnell, M.E.d, LPC, LADC Working with so many young people there is little that surprises me about their drug and alcohol abuse. However, about two weeks ago I was taken back when a te Read More

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