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April 11, 2019
teenage children

Mistakes During the Teen Years: An Essential Tool for Growth

By Jane Benjamin, Ph.D., Clinical Director, The Counseling Center Parents often tell their teenage children: “I don’t want you to make the same mistakes I did.”  […]
February 26, 2019
changing any habit

New Year’s Resolutions and Why They Often Fail

By Jane Benjamin, Ph.D. Ask any fitness club manager or “regular” at a gym, and you’ll learn that mid-February is generally the time when the folks […]
February 1, 2019

Tips for Handling the “Empty Nest”

By James Ellis, Ph.D. For those of us who are parents, the “empty nest” is the period of life when our children come of age and […]
January 25, 2019
psychotherapy

Teen Anxiety—Tips for Staying Calm in a Changing World

By Jennifer Naparstek Klein, Psy. D., The Counseling Center Anxiety is a basic function of survival–humans and other animals depend on this natural warning system to […]
December 27, 2018
negative behaviors

Triggers for Addictive Behavior Multiply Over the Holidays—Here’s How to Cope

By Virgil Roberson, L.P., M. Div., NCPsyA, Executive Director. If you’re struggling with addiction, the holidays can be a minefield of dangerous triggers of the negative […]