By Dianne Smith, LMFT In today’s world, we as a society, have become so concerned with damaging our children’s self esteem that as a result they are not adequately prepared for the challenges and responsibilities of the adult world.
As we move into 2013, many of us have done the usual resolutions about the changes we want to make in our lives.
December 16, 2012 By Janelle Novell, LMFT, RPT-S In light of the recent shootings at a shopping mall in Oregon and an Elementary School in Connecticut, parents all over America are struggling with the same question.
Written by therapist Elizabeth Erickson, LCSW Date: 09/03/12 Although the term “OCD” is commonly used to describe people who are very neat, organized, or picky, clinical OCD is often misunderstood. OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, involves having intrusive obsessive thoughts and then feeling compelled to perform rituals to reduce the anxiety related to these thoughts.