5 Ways to Deal With Criticism

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:11+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Career, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Eating Disorders, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

Do you feel attacked, not good enough or like a bad person when someone criticizes you? Do you get defensive or throw a temper tantrum? If you are like most of us, it can be tough to hear criticism from others especially those close to us.  Most people can react very angrily to what feels [...]

Take Your Relationship from Good to Great!

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 21st, 2013|Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Couples begin by taking the PREPARE/ENRICH online assessment to identify their current strengths and growth areas as a couple.  Janie then provides couples with feedback to help them understand the results as well as teach them important relationship skills. With PREPARE/ENRICH, couples will: Identify strengths as a couple and build new ones Strengthen communication skills [...]

Baby Love

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Depression, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships|

How do you define love?  Is it the pounding of the heart, sweating palms, passionate, or an instant connection?  Being in love and falling in love for some, describes the action of attachment and a long term commitment… the “You Complete Me”. Did you know that the hormones (primarily Oxytocin) that connected you to your [...]

Eight Tips For Life Balance

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Career, Depression, Family, Relationships|

Is balance even possible with all we have going on today?  What does balance even look like? It sounds good…it seems like something to shoot for but is it realistic?  Too often we find ourselves overwhelmed and many times, it is with good things in our lives: jobs, children’s activities, social events, church, trying to [...]

Should Children Pass Along Messages From Ex-Spouses?

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 July 29th, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Relationships|

How far can you go in involving your children when it comes to your ex-spouse?  Ideally, I believe it would be best that all communication between you and your ex-spouse be handled between the two of you.  There is absolutely no reason to involve your children.  Are you not both grown up individuals? Why do [...]

Three Tips For Healthy Boundaries In Your Relationships

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Did you know that privacy concerns are more prevalent now than ever before since technology has made it so easy for us to take a peak into other people’s lives?  What if it becomes too much?  Do you constantly find yourself taking a look at your husband’s text messages or email accounts?  When have you [...]

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 [...]