THE PRACTICE OF GRATITUDE

By: Lauri Doepke, MS, LPC, NCC Closing the chapter of a year and the start of a new one can feel overwhelmingly stressful. Tasks, and perhaps life in general, can often feel daunting and exhausting. It becomes all too easy to get wrapped up in holiday events, feelings of obligation,… Read more

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Signs You Should Seek Stress Management Help

Stress is an integral part of life. Everyone everywhere feels stress; some of that is good stress, or stress that moves us forward. This could mean uncomfortable public speaking, or making your first independent dentist appointment, or buying a house. Yet there is the negative stress in life, too, like… Read more

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Signs of Adult ADHD, and When to Get Help

  Many associate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder with childhood and, in fact, most cases of ADHD are diagnosed in early to mid-childhood. Often, ADHD symptoms for children can get better over time or they can learn to cope reasonably well after seeking counseling services, but a small number of children… Read more

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STRESS: CAN I MANAGE IT OR AVOID IT?

Shared by: Judy Lemke, MS, LPC, LCSW. It seems that no matter to whom I am speaking – friends, family members, co-workers, or patients, stress inevitably comes up in our conversation. If you ask anyone in your circle of contacts if they have stress, odds are the answer is a… Read more

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Words that Heal

Written By: Rachel Pagel, MS, LPC, CSAC, CS-IT “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” never screamed as inaccurate to me in my childhood as it does to me today. We all know that words often hurt worse, they stay with us, they shape… Read more

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