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January 28, 2023

The relationship between anxiety, fear, and worry

By Karen Fischer, M.S., Ed., LPC, BC-TMH, Director of Professional Development and Education, Christian Family Solutions Counseling Care & Services The word “anxiety” is used often […]
January 4, 2023

Exercise Your Mental Health in the New Year

By Andrea Semmann, MBA, CTC   Many of us will make some sort of New Year’s resolution for 2023. Some of the top resolutions in 2022 […]
January 7, 2022

Feeling Anxious?

By Drew Dryness If you answered “Yes!” to that question, you are not alone. In fact, you are part of the majority. Rates of anxiety and […]
January 4, 2022

Does video counseling actually work?

By Drew Dyrssen It’s 2022 and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives. Many continue to face restrictions, transitions, and health conditions, which have […]
December 18, 2021

All is calm, all is bright: Managing your mental health at Christmastime

By Jessica Smith, LMFT, BC-TMH Christmas lights are shining in the streets, holiday music is on the radio, and there are joyous celebration ads on television.  […]
August 27, 2021

More than “get a grip”: How to work through performance anxiety

“It’s ok to not be ok.” I saw this headline while looking through various articles related to Simone Biles’ withdrawal from participation in the Tokyo Olympic […]
January 25, 2021

My Experience: The Impact of COVID-19 for College Students

College students face many stressors from day to day. I should know. I am one. From classes to social life to money, college is by no […]
April 9, 2020

Practical Tips for Balancing Negative News with Gratitude

By Sarah Brinkley As we face our current global health crisis, it is clear to see how the media feeds fear during times like this. As […]
April 9, 2020

5 Reminders in Dealing with Disappointment and Loss

By Julie Robles “It’s not fair!” This statement always makes me think of a certain Calvin & Hobbes cartoon. Calvin asks his parents why he can’t […]
March 31, 2020

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness and Addiction

By Madeline Kelly This time of national crisis can be confusing, scary, and quite lonely. We are being advised to practice social distancing, avoid being in […]
March 27, 2020

Dealing With Disappointment

By Laura Reinke Amidst coronavirus health concerns and an ever-changing society, many families are facing cancellations of special events: graduations, confirmations, weddings, funerals, vacations, birthday celebrations, […]
March 18, 2020

Appreciate the Pause

By Sarah Brinkley When DVR first came out in the late 1990’s, my favorite feature was the PAUSE function. I loved that I could pause my […]
March 11, 2020

Calm Amidst the Coronavirus Chaos

By Jodie Martens If you have been anywhere near a TV, radio, or smartphone lately you have most likely heard of COVID-19 or Coronavirus. It is […]
January 10, 2020

Life Worth Living

By Drew Dyrssen I’m going to ask you to do something—something that I do with every single client that walks through my door. Don’t worry; it’s […]
August 1, 2019

Up in smoke: the teen tobacco epidemic

By Travis Mord Tobacco use by teenagers has become an increasing concern in recent years. Innovations in the tobacco industry have evolved to target teens for […]
May 8, 2019

How therapy this summer can set your child up for success this coming school year

By Katelyn Bolte, LPCC As the temperatures slowly rise in the Midwest and the school year draws to an end, children and parents alike are anticipating […]
February 21, 2019

Practicing Patience

By Kent Robinson Where did January go? With February here, many of us have already abandoned our New Year’s resolutions by now. Ever wonder why? How […]
February 5, 2019

How to REALLY Listen to Your Children

By Laura Reinke Parenting is tough. And no matter how many books you read, or parenting workshops you attend, you’re going to make mistakes. We are […]

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