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The Signs of Childhood Depression

Childhood depression can be crippling for many children. Do you know what the signs are? “Cheer up, you’re young,” and “you need to calm down” are just two of the things children with depression often hear from their elders on a daily basis. Bu[...]

What is Art Therapy?

Art therapy is used for all ages and abilities as a way of self-expression and discovery. Although art therapy is a fairly new practice, art has been used to convey thoughts and ideas since the oldest cave people first drew on the walls in Cant[...]

Why Grief Therapy is More Important Than You May Think

Most likely you don’t know anyone who has lost a loved one and immediately went, “I’m okay with this.” The grief process is a natural part of losing a loved one, or even for other hard losses in life. Grief is entirely dependent on the person an[...]

Finding Assistance for Autism Spectrum Disorder

If your child or a loved one has autism spectrum disorder, a common developmental disability, you may have many questions. This is perfectly normal, and luckily for you, many of these questions can be easily answered due to the extensive researc[...]

The Value of American Sign Language Interpreting Services

Speeches, concerts, plays, performances, corporate events—they all have something in common: the ability to benefit from interpreting services. As the US continues to acknowledge its many deaf citizens, interpreters for American Sign Language ar[...]

Considering Couples Counselling? Know When to Seek Help.

All around us are opinions on how the perfect marriage should be. Media helps spread these ideals, causing partners to question whether or not their marriage fits the bill. Having certain expectations for a marriage before understanding how they[...]

Happy Thanksgiving from Family Services

This Thanksgiving, we have a lot to give thanks for. We give thanks to our service members, our families and loved ones, and even the little things that keep us going throughout the day. We also hope our patients, readers, and supporters have ti[...]

Is ADHD Affecting Your Child’s Schoolwork? When to Worry

Children are known for characteristically being playful and energetic—two of the wonderful things about being young! However, if your child seems to be too playful and energetic in school, and unable to focus on their schoolwork, you may be worr[...]

Reality of Rage: More Need Anger Management than You’d Think

Many are shocked, and sometimes offended, when they’re told they should consider anger management. But recent studies show statistics that imply no one should be shocked. A Duke University study earlier this year found that nearly “1 in 10 adult[...]

Mental Health: Having a Successful Counseling Experience

Whether you are struggling through a specific event or trying to manage your mental health on a long term scale, counseling is always a helpful tool. Whether the counseling takes place in a group, with a family, or one-on-one, counseling allows [...]