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13 Reasons Why NOT

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A Response from the Staff Edmond Family Counseling 13 Reasons Why, a book by Jay Asher, has recently been adapted by Netflix into a series, narrated by the now deceased characte Read More

What is the “right” way to parent?

Monday, March 09, 2015
By Amanda Percival, M.A., LPC Candidate Parenting can be a controversial topic. What is the “right” way to parent? Haven’t we all been quick to judge another parent at the  Read More


Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Darcy McConnell, LPC, LADC Have you heard about GirlStrong at Edmond Family Counseling? It is starting September 9th and is a popular program for girls ages 12-16. You may enroll by phone at 40 Read More

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
It’s funny because it’s true. I tend to enjoy anything that effectively challenges the increasing narcissism we see around us, including my own. This article is a pretty accurate descripti Read More

Smartphones: Toy or Tool for Kids

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC Do you consider your child’s smartphone or mobile device a toy or a tool? With advances in technology a phone in the hand of a child is not just a hand held video gam Read More

Be Ahead of the Curve Teens and Summer Jobs

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
By Quinton Ellis, M.S., LPC Summer is fast approaching and everyone I know seems just thrilled about that. And even though our suspiciously artic winter was, I’ll admit, a tad uncomfortable, Read More

The Era of Technology: The Case for Digital Dementia

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
By Chad McCoy Technology: The necessary evil; sometimes. It is almost impossible to go throughout your day without relying or using technology. Let me rephrase that: It is impossible. At least Read More

Congratulations! Your Child's Mediocre!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
By Chad McCoy, Staff Therapist Ever been stuck in traffic, the kind where every driver is an idiot and can be blamed for you being late? Well, I found myself in such a jam the other day.  Read More

Kids in the Crossfire

Friday, August 23, 2013
By Belinda Crosier It’s a sad fact that Oklahoma’s divorce rate continues to be one of the highest in the nation. Sadder still – even tragic – is the number of kids caught Read More

Fear of Back to School

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC As the last few days of summer wind down, thousands of elementary children ready themselves for their return back to the classroom. During this count down to the big &ldquo Read More

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