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5 Signs You’re Struggling with Alcoholism

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By Rita Rippentrop, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and while alcoholism is extremely common, it often goes overlooked. Have you or a loved one shown up late for work, disappointed family members or frequently can’t remember what happened the night before because of alcohol?… Read the rest →

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: (Part II of II)

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By Natalie Stage, MA Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

perinatal mood disordersThere are many myths surrounding Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders,

As I mentioned in Part I, Postpartum depression is the most commonly known term for when a mother faces an illness surrounding the birth of her child, but there are many other disorders that can impact her too.… Read the rest →

Crisis in Suburbia: The Drug Epidemic

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By Alex Goreham, LCSW, CRADC, EMDR

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There is so much stigma surrounding drug use and drug addiction. It was often viewed as an inner-city problem faced by low-income families and young adults. In my experience, this stigma is intensified within the Evangelical Christian arena.… Read the rest →

How to Take Control of Automatic Thoughts

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By Aubrey Morris, Licensed Professional Counselor

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How often do you think of things that you “should” or “have to” do? I’m not talking about taking a shower, going to school, or paying your bills. No, I mean thoughts like, “I have to be perfect”, “I should not make mistakes”, “I should not need help”, “I should be happy all of the time”, “I have to ______”…fill in the blank.… Read the rest →

The Biggest Problem Christians Don’t Talk About

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional CounselorBiggest Problem Christians Don't Talk About

As a general rule, addictions are pretty much equal opportunity. Men and women are equally susceptible to them. And process addictions (gambling, eating, spending, sex) are no exception.

Marnie Ferree, a pioneer in the treatment of female sex and relationship addicts, calls sex the fastest growing addiction in the country, and the addiction of choice among Christians. … Read the rest →

Mental Health Myths: Barriers to a Happier You

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Mental health myths-Be a happier you

There are many sources for mental health myths. In fact, we’re bombarded by them in ads, books, social media and pop culture. For the average person, these references do no real harm. But for people in need, they can be dangerous.… Read the rest →