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Posts in Category: Family Life

7 Reasons Self-Care Should Be in Your Year

7 Reasons Self-Care Should Be a Part of Your Year Tim Gilleand, MA, Crosswinds Therapist What is self-care? Toffler Niemuth of www.pickthebrain.com defines it this way: “Self-care is developing the awareness of and then honoring the rituals and practices that ensure you’re looking after your total well-being every single day. It includes habits that make […]

HELP! I Think My Child is a Bully. What Can I Do to Stop It?

HELP! I Think My Child is a Bully. What Can I Do to Stop It? By: Michelle K. Forgey, LMHC, LPC, RPT, MA Crosswinds Therapist When you first hold your child in your arms, you think to yourself, “This is the most beautiful child I have ever seen. How am I going to keep you […]

5 Ways to Handle Depression During the Holidays

5 Ways to Handle Depression During the Holidays By Janae Webb, MS.Ed., LMFTA, Crosswinds Therapist The holidays can be a time of joy and family celebrations. But the holidays also bring about a lot of demands – on our time, on our finances, and on our emotional resources, to name a few. These extra demands […]

Teaching Respect

Teaching Respect by Christena N. Wilkerson, Supervising Therapist In the words of Aretha Franklin, “R-E- S-P- E-C- T, Find out what it means to me” says parents should be modeling what respect looks like. What is Modeling? According to Dictionary.com “Modeling: Also called imitation- a particular behavior is elicited by the observation of similar behavior […]