Planning with Intentionality: Bullet Journaling

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We’ve all been there: you make plans with the best of intentions, even putting them into the calendar on your phone, and you insist that you won’t forget. The day comes around, you are sitting at home and get a message from your friend asking where you are, and you panic. How could you have […]

One Small Family’s Response to Paris

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Sitting on a train, a group of friends sees a person seeking power and control over a crowd. Watching a soccer match, a loud noise interrupts. Eating dinner at a café, a person screams and a crowd begins to run as bullets fly. People climb out an attic and over a wall to escape a […]

Guest Blog | I Don’t Belong Here

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I Don’t Belong Here . . . This morning, not unlike other mornings, I woke up to the sound of some song playing on my cell phone, which doubles as my alarm clock/news “paper”/link to the outside world/calculator/calendar/camera/etc… This morning, not unlike other mornings, I went through the usual routine of getting up, and getting […]

Parent Education Program

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Parent Education Program for February Its that time again! We are developing a new class for our parent education program–PEP!  Each month, we will have a class the second Saturday at 2 pm. We are also developing an email list so we can send updates about new classes, programs, therapists, blogs. You don’t have to […]

Heather McGilvray, LPC Intern Supervised by Christy Graham, LPC-S

Heather McGilvray, LPC Intern Supervised by Christy Graham, LPC-S

Being a Mom is hard. Real hard. Life is so fast paced, and all we want as Mom’s are happy, well rounded children who do well in school, are polite, have good friends, and make good choices. Since kids don’t come with an instruction manual, here are

5 Tips to be a successful Mom.

(more…) 5 Tips for Successful Moms

Tae Kwon Do and the Brain: Part 2

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Months ago, I wrote about my experiences at my dojang, a place of instruction for Tae Kwon Doh. I promised a follow up to continue the important discussion of how martial arts can rewire our brains and help us in our daily lives. My dojang is still a big part of my life. I go […]

A Peppy New Year Resolution

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      Good therapy is a lot of times about creating a vision of who you want to be and learning how to develop into that person. New Year Resolutions are great ways to do this without the help of a therapist, but without support, many of them go by the wayside. We can […]

Parent Education: Christmas Time Plans

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Christmas is a very special time of the year, but by its very special nature, it is highly anxiety provoking. We are meeting with people who touch our deepest selves. We share with them memories (good and bad), traditions (good and bad), and relationships (good and bad). They have known us with 80’s perm hair […]