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Thanksgiving as a Single Person

Thanksgiving as a Single Person

Imagine a large dining room table full of food, family, and maybe an animal or two trying to locate the best time to attack the turkey that is sitting way too close to the edge. One would think that this scenario is what most people will experience this Thanksgiving. However, what about the single people?Read More »

Highly Sensitive People

Highly Sensitive People

Were you told that you were too sensitive as a child? Do you get easily overwhelmed or over stimulated by experiences, sounds, smells, bright lights or crowds that others navigate with ease? Have your friends encouraged you to grow a thicker skin? If so, you may be among the 15-20% of the population with sensory…

Letter to Parents of an Injured Student-Athlete

Letter to Parents of an Injured Student-Athlete

You are not alone. Did you know that according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control high school students account for an estimated 2 million injuries each year? Although this may be true, when it happens to your son or daughter you may feel very alone and alienated. After the panic and relief that your child is “ok” wears off, the disbelief and disappointment starts to set in. Does this sound familiar? Depending on the injury, you may begin to wonder how your child’s ability to play will be impacted in the future. You may have feelings of helplessness because you can’t “fix” the situation. All of these feelings and frustrations are very normal but may cause significant emotional distress without proper care. This difficult experience can be managed by a variety of coping skills.Read More »

Letter to an Injured Student Athlete

Letter to an Injured Student Athlete

You are not alone. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, high school students account for an estimated 2 million injuries each year? Although this statistic is a fact, I know you may “feel” alone. Other feelings that may be surfacing for you are fear, sadness, anger, guilt and disappointment. These feelings can be frowned upon often by coaches, classmates and even parents. I want you to know that these feelings are absolutely normal and you wouldn’t be human if you didn’t feel them at times.Read More »

How To Talk to Your Child About Counseling

How To Talk to Your Child About Counseling

You’re worried about your child and think they might benefit from counseling. But how to do bring this up with them? What do you do if they are upset with you and don’t want to go? Find some crucial tips for how to walk through this here.Read More »

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