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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

Dealing with Suicide

Friday, August 23, 2013
By Darcy McConnell, M.Ed., LPC, LADC, CADA Dealing primarily with adolescents attending Edmond high schools, exposure to the current events and trending topics of teenagers is an ever present com Read More

Kids in the Crossfire

Friday, August 23, 2013
By Belinda Crosier It’s a sad fact that Oklahoma’s divorce rate continues to be one of the highest in the nation. Sadder still – even tragic – is the number of kids caught Read More

The Meaning of Life

Tuesday, August 06, 2013
By Chad McCoy, MA, LPC Supervisee What IS the meaning of life? If you find yourself intently scouring this article for the answer to the age old question, I, with much confidence, can tell you to Read More

A Brief Primer on Loss

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
By John Goetz, LPC I know it sounds almost cliché but I think this quote may bear repeating, “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all,” Alfred Lord Te Read More

Anger and a Desire to Change

Tuesday, June 04, 2013
By John Goetz, M.Ed. L.P.C. Irritated, annoyed, ticked, hot, enraged and frustrated . . . these are but a few of the words we use to describe anger. Webster's states that anger is a feeling of di Read More

In Praise of Low Self-Esteem

Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis We need to clear something up about high self-esteem in our society. Many adults, and an even higher number of our kids, are actually suffering from a state of self-satisfaction  Read More

And How Does That Make You Think?

Monday, June 03, 2013
By: Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC “I know right?” Have you heard this fairly recent addition to our American lexicon? I can’t be the only one who’s noticed. It’s bee Read More

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