Five Ways to Detect Depression in Your Teen

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Depression, EMDR, Family, Grief, Hooking Up, Parenting, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Teens|

Depression has become a serious problem in our teenage culture. There are many reasons for this trend but it is most important to notice the pressures faced by teens in today’s society. Apart from the pressure from parents to excel at school, teens also face immense pressure from their peers. Teens are struggling with “fitting [...]

5 Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, and Family

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography, which is the depiction of graphic sexual acts, has tremendous effects on anyone that continuously engages in its viewing.  It distorts a person’s concept of the nature of sexual relations which in turn can alter his/her sexual attitudes and behavior.  Below are some of the effects pornography has on its viewers. 1) Effects on [...]

The Characteristics of Poor Communication

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Teens|

Are you facing struggles in your relationships with your friends and loved ones?  Do you feel like the other person does not understand you or never listens to you?  Are you having a hard time communicating with other people in general?  The main reason couples struggle in their relationships is because of poor communication.  Many [...]

Four Ways To Deal With Guilt

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Burdened with feelings of guilt?  Have you done something to cause hurt to your friend or spouse?  Let’s take a look at what you can do when those feelings start to take over your whole being.    1) Pay Attention to the Feelings Guilt is simply a sign telling your conscience that something is wrong. [...]

Pornography and Sex Trafficking

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 June 10th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Family, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography is used as a “tool” to train trafficked children and women so that they will “know” what to do in performing sex acts. Often, the forced sexual acts between the prostituted woman/child and the John will be filmed and photographed and then shared elsewhere. Studies show that pornography users often seek to act out [...]

Five Warning Signs of Facebook Depression

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 April 8th, 2011|Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recently warned that there are potential harms linked with teen social media usage? Did you also know that teens that already struggle with low self-esteem can be triggered into Facebook depression?  It is important that if you are parent of a teenager that you know what [...]

Three Ways To Thrive After Childhood Sexual Abuse

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 27th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Depression, Family, Grief, Parenting, Sexual Abuse, Teens|

What comes to mind when you think of that deep dark secret that you wish would just disappear?  If you were a victim of childhood sexual abuse, you are probably thinking of the abuse. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that one out of every three women and one out of every six men have [...]

5 Tips: Talking To Your Kids About Infidelity

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:18+00:00 December 6th, 2010|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Tiger Woods recent confession and discussion about his treatment has drawn attention to the effects of infidelity on the entire family.  Unfortunately, Tiger is not alone, couples every year are faced with how to talk to their kids about infidelity.  How much do you tell them?  How should the hurt parent express their feelings about [...]