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September 20, 2016 by Trent, 0 comments

I work a lot with couples. I’m guessing this has to do with being a marriage and family therapist! Often in the course of therapy with a couple, I have heard someone say that their primary love language is (fill in the blank) (referring to Chapman’s 1995 book, The five love languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate). The statement is then Read more…

May 12, 2015 by Trent, 1 comment

Several years ago I was working on a grant to help ease the transition for adolescents to go from a residential treatment center for mental health back into school. This transition is typically difficult due to changes in medication or people asking where they were. To help part of the transition, I wanted to be able to have marriage and Read more…

April 23, 2015 by Trent, 0 comments

In our society, we foster a feeling that we are not good enough. Most of the time this feeling is not noticeable, such as when we set goals to do better. It can also be loud enough to be in our face, such as when we feel like a failure. Either way, maintaining a not-good-enough attitude is a wonderful recipe Read more…

January 30, 2014 by Fatimah, 0 comments

I have spent too much of my life apologizing for various things: I’m sorry, but I have a question… I’m sorry, but I feel… I’m sorry, but I can’t do that… I’m sorry, I shouldn’t say sorry so much. I threw around the word “sorry” carelessly instead of reserving it for actions or words that necessitated a need for forgiveness Read more…

January 6, 2014 by Kristyn, 1 comment

I’ll be the first to say it, it has been way too long since I have made an appearance on here (good thing you can’t see the guilty look plastered across my face right now). Luckily, the ushering in of 2014 has left me feeling ready/eager/desperate to write. It seems that the ushering in of the new year brings new Read more…

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