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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Casey Hall, LPC, LMFT Telling kids no allows parents to set boundaries for our kiddos, so they begin to learn self-control. They do not always need what they want, when they want it, and how they want...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Megan Loney, EdS, LPC With summer just around the corner, you may be thinking of some great activities to keep your kids busy. Don’t underestimate the value of playing together as a family. Kids love to play,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Kristy Burton, LPC, NCC There’s no phrase more often uttered over the summer by teens than, “I’m bored.” As parents, it’s easy to just roll your eyes and move on with your day, but bored teens may...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Casey Hall LPC, LMFT Developmental stages and changes in the brain become extremely important in the teen years. Even though teens aren’t physically growing and changing the same way that young children are, their brains are growing...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kristy Burton, LPC, AADC, SAP, NCC, TA When the parents of teenagers come in with concerns about a rebellious teen, we often tell them two seemingly contradictory things – 1) set boundaries and 2) encourage your teen’s...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Megan Loney, ED.S, LPC As parents, we want our kids to be safe, and even when they enter their teenage years, we can struggle to accept their autonomy. Flying free is an important aspect of growing up....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Camille Mack, Counseling Intern Let's face it. It has been a rough year. Last April, we were just becoming aware of the coronavirus and what would be known as the COVID 19 Pandemic. What some thought would...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Megan Loney, ED.S, LPC Perfectionism is a common struggle for many people. The drive to better oneself is a great thing. It pushes us to become our best selves, but when this drive starts to run our lives...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Kristy Burton, LPC, NCC For many, perfectionism translates into a fear of failure. You want so badly to get it right – whatever “it” is – that it’s difficult to even get started. However, if you do...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Mackenzi Davis, LCSW If you’re a perfectionist, it will come as no surprise to you to hear that the pressure you put on yourself to get it all right can lead to a lot of anxiety. When...

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