Posts with the category “parenting”
Quality Family Time in 2021
by ALCS Counselors on January 11th, 2021
Hannah Pitman, MA, LPC | The start of the new year is an opportunity for reflection and goal-setting, and perhaps the most transformative action we can take this year is learning how to connect more meaningfully with our partners and children.
Finding the Fun in Family Quarantine
by ALCS Counselors on March 23rd, 2020
Rachelle Honohan, MSW, LCSW-S & Hannah Pitman, MA, LPC | While increased time at home for your family may feel overwhelming, it can also be an opportunity to slow down and focus on your relationships with your spouse and children. Read on for some tips to help this challenging time become smoother and even enjoyable!
New Year Reflections and Hopes from ALCS
by ALCS Counselors on December 31st, 2019
ALCS Team | Happy New Year! Hear from each of us at ALCS as we reflect on 2019 and offer our thoughts on beginning the new decade with awareness, gratitude, peace, and intention.
When Children Struggle with Anxiety or Depression, EMDR Can Help
by ALCS Counselors on October 4th, 2019
Hannah Pitman, MA, LPC | Our children are not immune to the stressors of our culture today. EMDR is a therapeutic technique that has been clinically proven to help clients who are struggling with anxiety or depress--including children.
When Children Experience Trauma, EMDR Can Help
by ALCS Counselors on August 27th, 2019
Hannah Pitman, MA, LPC | Because we live in a broken world, children will have negative experiences no matter how vigilant a parent is. Read on to learn about trauma in children and how EMDR can help.
Back-to-School Jitters and How to Handle Them
by ALCS Counselors on August 1st, 2019
Rachelle Honohan, LCSW | The back-to-school transition may be exciting, but it can also cause anxiety for children, pre-teens, and teens alike—and their parents, for that matter! Here are some recommendations from Rachelle Honohan, LCSW...
Three Ways Parents Can Support Teens Questioning Sexuality and Gender Identity
by ALCS Counselors on July 24th, 2019
Michelle Johnson, MA, LPC | The adolescent years can be chock full of turmoil fueled by the perfect storm of physical, mental and emotional development overload.
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Quality Family Time in 2021
January 11th, 2021
Premarital Counseling: Learning Communication and Connection
November 13th, 2020
C.S. Lewis and Christian Hope in Crisis
May 5th, 2020
My Favorite Things: COVID-19 and Taking Care of Your Marriage
April 21st, 2020
My Favorite Things: Find the Cycle, Connect after Conflict
March 23rd, 2020