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13 Reasons Why NOT

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A Response from the Staff Edmond Family Counseling 13 Reasons Why, a book by Jay Asher, has recently been adapted by Netflix into a series, narrated by the now deceased characte 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

Back to School Detox for Teens

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Quinton Ellis, LPC It’s already begun for many of Edmond’s teenagers. The impatience. The terrible, burning desire to get back into a classroom. To know what it feels like to le 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

Summer Parenting Tip

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
By Darcy McConnell, M.Ed. Schools been out for about a month and the amount of free time teens have is scary and anxiety provoking to most parents. Even more startling is that fact that statisti Read More

Monitoring the Future

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
By Darcy McConnell, M.Ed. The latest “Monitoring the Future” survey of teenage substance abuse indicates that marijuana abuse is on the rise after two decades of consistent decline.  Read More

Teen Reality Gap

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
By Darcy McConnell, M.Ed., LADC, LPC A recently released publication from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reveals that teen drug and alcohol abuse has hit a Read More

The Day After

Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC The day after Bedlam I went to 7-11 and picked up a newspaper. Mainly I was after the sports section, because really, who wouldn’t want to relive that glorious  Read More

Putting Off is Easy

Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. ~George Claude Lorimer I can’t say that I’m familiar with thi Read More

Deadlines & Skinny Jeans

Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC In my experience, deadlines are like the world’s worst ninjas. It’s not as though they just pop up in front of me, all black, silent, and awesome. No, it&r Read More

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