Posts for Relationships

Managing COVID-19: Tips for Families with Children/Teens

Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Family, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized April 11, 2020

Prior to social distancing, it was easier for families to overlook each other’s anxiety. Enter COVID-19: the virus that the…

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Out of Focus

Anxiety, Children, Christian faith, Couples, Emotions, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Relationships, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor March 8, 2020

Picture the last time someone gave you their full attention, and you could sense in that moment the depth of…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor September 25, 2019

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post…

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In Search of Home: Caring for Third Culture Kids

Children, Emotions, Families, For Counselors, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Parents, Relationships, Teens, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor May 1, 2019

Can you remember the first time you flew? Perhaps it was with great excitement or maybe even some trepidation. But…

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Is My Child too Young for Counseling?

Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Uncategorized April 23, 2019

Maybe you are experiencing some behavioral issues with your child, or they have recently been diagnosed. Perhaps the school or…

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How Do We Repair?

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, McHenry IL Counselor, Relationships, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor March 29, 2019

Relationship Blog #2 How Do We Repair? In Part 1 of this 2 part series, Zero to 60, I shared…

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Journey Group for Young Adults

Emotions, Group, Lake Zurich IL, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Uncategorized March 21, 2019

“Adulting” has it’s moments. Join us: Journey Group for Young Adults Build Authentic Connections, Support, & Skills Engage with others…

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Zero to 60

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, McHenry IL Counselor, Relationships, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor March 10, 2019

Relationship blog part 1 How Did We Get Here? If you are married or in a committed romantic partnership, the…

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Relational Hide and Seek

Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Vernon Hills IL Counselor February 16, 2019

She looked away as I asked her to tell me more. Her arms clutched the pillow, and I waited. But…

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