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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

Family Roles

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By John Goetz, LPC Families come in all shapes and sizes. They are unique systems that deserve respect and reverence. As systems, families have multiple levels of interactions and dynamics. The 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

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

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

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

Watch and Learn, A Little About Fear

Monday, August 19, 2013
by John Goetz Vicarious learning is the ability to “watch and learn”. People have the ability to experience events through imagined participation in the situation and to make n 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

Panic, Don't Panic

Tuesday, June 04, 2013
By John Goetz, M.Ed. L.P.C. No, I am not writing about the economy. I am referring to an anxiety based disorder called “panic attacks”. Characteristics of a panic attack include a sud Read More

Food Allergies

Tuesday, June 04, 2013
By John Goetz, M.Ed. L.P.C. Food is essential to life and, because of this, is at the center of our conversations and activities. In America we enjoy an abundant supply and mind numbing choices  Read More

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