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Posts in Category: Family Life

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 […]

Grief During the Holidays: My First Holiday Without My Loved One

Grief During the Holidays: My First Holiday Without My Loved One By: Janae Webb, MS.Ed., LMFTA Crosswinds Therapist   Grieving the loss of a loved one is a deep and personal journey that is painful any time of year; however, since the holiday season is a month long it makes this time of year feel […]

First Christmas with Adopted Child: How Can We Create New Traditions and Include Our Existing Children?

First Christmas with Adopted Child: How Can We Create New Traditions and Include Our Existing Children? By Michelle K. Forgey LMHC, LPC, RPT, MA Crosswinds Therapist   Oh, the holidays. It’s a time for rejoicing, celebrating, laughing, getting family and friends together, mourning the loss of loved ones not present, and dealing with all of […]