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My Privilege

Friday, August 31, 2018
By: John Goetz Webster’s dictionary says a privilege is a right or immunity granted as a particular benefit, advantage, or favor. It is time that I address two of my privileges in life.  Read More


Friday, July 27, 2018
By: Audrey Woods, LCP Candidate I’m reading this novel about a man who was born in the 16th century and is still alive today. With lifetimes of experience the main character, Tom, observes “w Read More

Sheila’s Self Care Quarterly Check Up

Thursday, April 19, 2018
After making a commitment during 2018 to actively participate in self-investment by finding two days per month to specifically devote to meeting my own needs, I feel compelled to provide a first q Read More

Parkland Shooter

Monday, April 09, 2018
By: Quinton Ellis, LPC As a person, I can offer you no comfort about events like the recent school shooting in Florida, As a therapist, I may, in some respects, be able to offer even less. I  Read More

The Nature of Domestic Violence

Monday, April 09, 2018
By: John Goetz, LPC As the survivors of the Florida school shooting head back to school and the nation focuses its attention on the why and how of this tragic event, I would like to sugg Read More

Invest in Yourself

Thursday, January 25, 2018
by Sheila Stinnett, Executive Director I have recently become focused on the idea of investment. Maybe it’s because I am in my fifties and my thinking has shifted toward retirement or mayb Read More

Dodging Your Therapist? That’s Okay!

Friday, January 05, 2018
Audrey Woods Staff Therapist It’s a beautiful day! You’re at a local event, maybe Heard on Hurd or the Farmer’s Market. You’re enjoying the sunshine and breeze; Oklahoma’s best! But hark, w Read More

Happy Holidays

Thursday, January 04, 2018
by John Goetz, LPC Hello all. I was listening to NPR one morning and heard a story about the development of Facebook.The discussion was about the algorithms that went into the creation of Face Read More

Is Counseling Forever?

Thursday, November 30, 2017
By: Audrey Woods, Staff Therapist Perhaps you are considering starting counseling. You’d really like to work on some life issues, but you have questions. For example, how long will this take? Read More

Teens are more depressed because they’re more isolated

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Chad McCoy, M.A., LPC Edmond Family Counseling There are some things that you cannot live without. Food, water, air, relationships, safety, belongingness, just to name a few. Without these Read More

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