Psychological Counseling

Improve Mental Health Treatment? If Only We Would!

10/10/2015
Improve Mental Health Treatment? If Only We Would!

The latest mass shooting has renewed calls for improvements in our mental health treatment system. If only they were serious about it, much could be done.

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Mother Blame: Psychology’s Shame

10/01/2015
Mother Blame: Psychology’s Shame

The field of psychology has much to answer for with regard to our work with mothers. Mother blame has been a huge mistake for us but we can do better.

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Even Superheroes Admit Torture Damages the Soul

01/22/2015
Even Superheroes Admit Torture Damages the Soul

The superhero genre has been sending the message that torture is immoral, ineffective and damaging to the soul. We need to learn this in reality too.

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Stay at Home Mothers and Anxiety

11/09/2014
Stay at Home Mothers and Anxiety

Anxiety can be a common problem for stay at home mothers. Learning anxiety reduction techniques like positive self-talk, distraction and mindfulness can help.

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Learning From Adrian Peterson: The Difference Between Spanking and Abuse

10/02/2014
Learning From Adrian Peterson: The Difference Between Spanking and Abuse

The arrest of football player Adrian Peterson for child abuse has sparked a national discussion on the merits of spanking. What is missing from this debate is that there is a difference between spanking and abuse and we need to figure out how to discipline differently.

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Moving Forward in Relationships

02/26/2014
Moving Forward in Relationships

Figuring out how to meet the needs of both partners can be tricky, especially when something as serious as marriage is involved. That is why communication and setting a boundary is crucial for the process of moving forward in relationships.

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Is Honesty the Best Policy?

01/29/2014
Is Honesty the Best Policy?

People lie for a lot of reasons but sometimes lies can be acceptable. However, unless the pros outweigh the cons of the lie, then honesty is the best policy because it allows for healthier relationships.

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