How 2 Talk 2 ur Teen March 26, 2020 by Amber Goodloe, LPC
I have been working with adolescents for around 15 years now as a counselor, volleyball coach, youth pastor, and various other roles, and one of the most common challenges I run into is difficulties in communication between parents and their teenage children.
10 Ways to Manage Stress in a COVID-19 World March 23, 2020 by John Leverington, LMFT, LPC, LCSW
Life has become much more complicated and stressful in the last few months or weeks, depending on what country you are living in, as the Corona Virus spreads around the globe. It has brought physical, emotional and spiritual challenges as we cope with the changes to daily life, relationships, personal ...
Porn’s Unconscious Pursuit January 10, 2020 Porn’s Unconscious Pursuit by Carl Sands, LPC, Olive Tree Counseling
There is a quote which I have seen attributed to many sources from G.K. Chesterton to Francis of Assai. Nevertheless after some research I discovered it most likely originally came from a novel by Bruce Marshal entitled, The World, The Flesh and Father Smith. In the novel ...
Living in the Promise of Sabbath Rest October 20, 2019 By Corinne Gnepf, LPCA
As the masses of tourists in our city are slowly decreasing it signals that the summer is over. For many cross-cultural workers summers offer a break from regular schedules, duties, programs, school, etc. They are looking for rest, renewal, relaxation, and vacation. For others the summer experience is quite the opposite, it ...
Take Time to be Healed January 8, 2019 by Linda Parker, LMFT
It was just a deeper-than-normal step off the sidewalk curb, and I went down in a flash, hearing the “crack” that made my spirits plunge. A trip to the emergency room confirmed the unhappy results of a broken ankle with a cast and crutches my fate for perhaps the next 6 weeks. ...
Sexual Struggles on the Field November 8, 2018 by Amber Goodloe, LPC
Many of us know or have heard that “pornography is a problem” and “people today struggle in sexual areas,” but I wonder how often these statements are applied to “them:” the non-believer, the younger generation, men, adults, weak people, those who were abused as children, gross people – and I’m sure the ...
Don’t Let Anxiety Control Your Life September 10, 2018 by John Leverington LMFT, LPC, LMSW
Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. One type of anxiety is a feeling of apprehension, fear, agitation, or uncertainty in response to a specific known or anticipated threat or danger.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome September 10, 2018 by John Leverington, LPC, LMFT, LMSW
Yes, chronic fatigue is a real, but the vast majority of people do not recognize it and do not take the steps needed to deal with it before it becomes even more difficult to recover.
Cultivating a Resilient Child June 6, 2018 by Lisa Green, LPC How do we combat challenges and the effects of this stress? Here are five building blocks for resilience, and ways to foster them in the children you care about.
Helping Children Heal May 22, 2018 by Corrine Gnepf, LPCA, NCC
One of the deepest desires of parents, teachers, caretakers, and anyone who loves children is to protect them from the dangers and hardships of this world. We want children to enjoy just being children, worry free, and to feel safe and taken care of.
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