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Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder: Everything You Need to Know

Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder: Everything You Need to Know By: Michelle K. Forgey, LMHC, LPC, RPT, MA Crosswinds Therapist Maybe you are considering adopting a child into your family and have some reservations or maybe you have already adopted a child into your family and have some concerns. Regardless of the reason for reading […]

Should I Make My Teenage Daughter Add Me As a Friend on Social Media?

Should I Make My Teenage Daughter Add Me as a Friend on Social Media? By: Janae Webb, MS.Ed., LMFTA Crosswinds Therapist   Social media has become part of the fabric of youth culture in today’s society. In fact, roughly two-thirds of teenagers report they use Facebook daily, 76% of teens report using Instagram, 75% report […]

How Do You Know the Difference Between a Troubled Teen and a Teen Who is Just Going Through Adolescence?

How Do You Know the Difference Between a Troubled Teen and a Teen Who is Just Going Through Adolescence? By: Tim Gilleand, MA Adolescence is a very confusing time for teenagers and parents. Your baby is no longer a child, but also not an adult. What are they? What freedoms do you allow and what […]

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 […]