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Parkland Shooter

Monday, April 09, 2018
By: Quinton Ellis, LPC As a person, I can offer you no comfort about events like the recent school shooting in Florida, As a therapist, I may, in some respects, be able to offer even less. I  Read More

A Movie to see With your Teen? Yes!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Quinton Ellis, LPC When the internet pulled me aside to tell me that several Americans who went to see The Martian thought it was based on a true story I had two thoughts simultaneousl Read More

Teens and Smartphones

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Quinton Ellis Hey. Remember that societal conversation we never had about whether kids should be given that exact same technology as their parents simply because they all want it? Well, we  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

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

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

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


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

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

Love My Job

Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis M.S., L.P.C. I don’t know if everyone knows this already, but talk therapy with young people has a side-effect just as frightening as those from any pill. On occasion, a yo Read More

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