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Anxiety Reduction Techniques

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  Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults. In fact, the Anxiety & Depression Association of America says that anxiety disorders are the most common of mental illness. There are six different types of anxiety disorders.  People who have anxiety typically have varying degrees of intensity. If you have anxiety, chances are there are times you…

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Successful Couple Communication Techniques

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By: John M. Tidd, Psy.D. A successful communication exercise for couples Realize that every couple is unique in their starting place and some may need a professional to help them achieve their goal of healthier communication. If you feel you would like extra help in your relationship or you have any questions about the above…

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What is the Difference Between ADD & ADHD?

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  Understanding the difference between ADD & ADHD can be challenging for parents. For example, one of the common misconceptions of ADD & ADHD is that children with the disorder are loud & hyperactive. Although this may be true in some cases, this is not necessarily a sign that your child has these conditions. So,…

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The Progress & Power in Forgiveness

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  By: Dr. Margaret Rinck Have you ever done something for which you needed to be forgiven? All of us can probably relate to a break or schism in communication, relationship, integrity or honesty for which we were responsible. Handling problems in communication are much easier when both people played a part; and in fact,…

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Parents Coping with Divorce Shame

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By: Dr. Kristen Godenick Many times, parents contact me and are wondering about how to help their children through the divorce process, from the process of telling them through the process of rebuilding their schedules and lives within two households.  From my perspective, the process has to begin with the parents’ own actions taken to…

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How to Control Anger with Kids

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By: Dr. Kristen Godenick Do you find yourself asking how to control anger with kids?  Are you searching for how to deal with a child with anger issues? The topic of anger within families is an important one, and helping kids starts with parent anger management. The negative behaviors associated with child anger can disrupt…

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