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Parenting with Divorce

Thursday, June 27, 2013
By Darcy McConnell, LPC, LADA It seems to be common knowledge among Oklahomans that we are living in the state with the highest rate of divorce in the U.S. Consequently, 50% of children born to m 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

Super Size Me

Tuesday, June 04, 2013
By John Goetz, M.Ed. L.P.C. This weekend I did something I previously stated I would not do. I watched the documentary "Super Size Me", the story of a guy who eats nothing but what is offered on  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

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


Monday, June 03, 2013
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC I keep hearing “I don’t care” from the kids. It’s usually followed by some variant of exhalation ranging from the anachronistic “harrumph 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

"He's Got a Lot of Potential"

Monday, June 03, 2013
By: Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC I remember hearing that frequently when I was in elementary school and for some time after that. My parents, my teachers- they were all apparently very excited about a Read More

Youth is Wasted on the Young

Monday, June 03, 2013
By: Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC “Youth is wasted on the young”. I enjoy asking teenagers to interpret this axiomatic quotation. Most don’t know what to make of it, which, one assume Read More

Varsity Blues

Monday, June 03, 2013
By: Quinton Ellis, M.S. One of my favorite conversations to engage in with my clients is the one that begins after I express my relief regarding that client s discontentedness with his or her tee Read More

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