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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

The Panic Button

Thursday, August 03, 2017
By: John Goetz, LPC and Quinton Ellis, LPC Each year, millions of Americans suffer from panic attacks. By the numbers, the problem looks like this: About 1.7% of the adult U.S. popula Read More

Fidget Spinners: To Spin or Not to Spin

Thursday, July 13, 2017
By: Sheila Stinnett, Executive Director If you aren’t already aware there is a new “must have” object capturing the attention of our nation’s youth the “fidget spinner”. These popular  Read More

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