By Mary Hockett, MA Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Why is it that families are suffering from so much stress in our society today? Why are so many children anxious and angry? Why are parents so frustrated at their children? What is happening that teachers and social workers must meet moms or dads at the curb as they coax
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Cabin fever may not be here yet, but with the holidays wrapped, it probably will be soon. When you’re stuck inside and at your wit’s end, mix it up with these book, TV and movie recommendations straight from Stenzel therapists. Rita Rippentrop Read: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown If you’re not familiar with Brené
By Deepak Santhiraj, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker As we welcome 2019, many Americans will attempt to pursue various ambitions and achieve different goals as part of their new year’s resolutions. If we desire to pursue meaningful goals and form healthy habits around what will matter most, our decision making must start with
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor The holidays can be filled with stress, but finding moments of joy before and during the holiday season is fairly easy. Songs and treats fill our bodies with that special Christmas warmth, giving and receiving gifts is a happiness-producing exchange, and spending
By Deepak Santhiraj, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Writing in his diary in 1892 at the height of the Russian Industrial Age, Leo Tolstoy observed, “Life cannot have any other purpose than joy and goodness. Only this purpose - joy- is ultimately worthy of life.” We can identify that goodness and beauty with unending joy can prevail