Couple Chat- Is the Message Getting Through?

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Are you new in a relationship or have you been together a while? Are you still star-struck or has the sparkle worn off a bit (or a lot)? Wherever you find yourself there are some things to consider about how you talk and interact together.  Learn to Couple Chat! WORDS are powerful The way you […]

Your Presence Is Our Present: Thank You!

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Today, We are focusing on gratitude, with an eye to the most amazing gift ever, Jesus. The presence of relationships, within our community, with our referral sources, with our Creator, and with our clients presents us with opportunities to give strength, hope, counsel and education. Our partners, those who refer to us, those who come […]

Free Social Skills Class at Acorn

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Social skills like listening, identifying feelings and communicating feelings well are central to creating and maintaining relationships. School Counselors teach social skills to classrooms full of students on a regular basis. Ashley Smith, Acorn’s practicum student for the semester, will modify these classes for a more focused experience for your child. With Ashley’s experience with […]

DBT Skills: Communicating Expectations and Needs

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Often, when we need something from someone else, the way we are communicating is the strongest predictor of whether or not we will get it. It doesn’t matter if this is a simple request for a listening ear or a serious plea for someone to acknowledge your needs. In the realm of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, […]

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 […]