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Kent Castleman Joins Lasting Change, Inc., as Chief Development Officer

Press Release – Castleman Joins Lasting Change FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Kent Castleman, CFRM, will join Lasting Change, Inc., as its chief development officer, effective April 15. In this role, Castleman will be responsible for the direction and the successful operation and strategy of the development for the family of Lasting Change organizations. Lasting Change […]

Online Counseling: Anytime, Anywhere

By: Michelle Forgey, MA, LMHC, LPC The term online counseling can bring a lot of different thoughts to mind such as, “You mean talking to someone through a video screen can be effective? Is it recorded? Is it safe?” Text counseling brings up another array of thoughts, “How could this work? Is it just like […]

Living with Anxiety – Find Ways To Cope

Written by Alicia J. DiGiulio, LMHCA Anxiety can be described as feeling uneasy or being overly concerned about a situation. Those living with anxiety describe having unrealistic fears that increase their worries. Excessive worriers can view almost anything as a potential threat. Although anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, ongoing anxiety may be the […]

Grief from Suicide: How Your Family Can Move Forward

  Written by: Shannon Brady-McElroy, SYMBIS Specialist/Therapist, M.S., M.H.C.   When someone dies by suicide, family and friends are prone to feeling significant bewilderment about the death. They ask questions like, “Why did this happen?” “How did I not see this coming?” The following feelings are normal when dealing with grief from suicide: Overwhelming guilt about […]