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  • The Gift of Resilience

The Gift of Resilience

The Gift of Resilience by Rev. Catherine McCollough, LCSW, Fellow, American Association of Pastoral Counselors “But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.  We are afflicted in [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health, Mindfulness, Spirituality|Comments Off on The Gift of Resilience
  • At the Heart of Bullying

At the Heart of Bullying

At the Heart of Bullying by Becki Porter-Harmon, MA, BCC A lot of press and attention has been given to the problem of bullying.  This is rightly so.  The impact of bullying on the victim can range from mild annoyance and stress all the way to [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: Stress|Comments Off on At the Heart of Bullying
  • Choosing a Therapist

Choosing a Therapist (without going totally crazy)

Choosing a Therapist (without going totally crazy) by Jenn Fredette LPC, NCC, MA, M.Div., Clinical Coordinator. Originally published on: http://jennfredettelpc.com/choosing-a-therapist/ Choosing a therapist can be completely overwhelming. What makes the process worse, is that often you’re already feeling overwhelmed by stress, worry, and good ol’ plain agony. [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Health, Therapy|Comments Off on Choosing a Therapist (without going totally crazy)
  • Creating Peace in Polarized Times

Creating Peace in Polarized Times

Creating Peace in Polarized Times by Kevin L. Ogle, DMin, AAPC Fellow As I sit down to write, it is the middle of Holy Week in the Christian calendar, and of Passover for the Jewish one.  It is also the day before my mother’s birthday.  She would [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Health|Comments Off on Creating Peace in Polarized Times
  • Lent

Lent: What’s the point? A transformative perspective

Lent: What’s the point? A transformative perspective. By: Audra Mrini MA, NCC Resident in Counseling When I was a child, I used to dread lent.  My parents would “strongly encourage” me to give something up.  I interpreted that to mean sacrificing something I loved, usually chocolate. [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lent: What’s the point? A transformative perspective
  • A Splendid Failure

A Splendid Failure

A Splendid Failure by Jenn Fredette LPC, NCC, MA, M.Div., Clinical Coordinator. “All of us failed to match our dream of perfection. I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.” –William Faulkner I swear like a sailor. A sailor with a [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Categories: Mindfulness|Comments Off on A Splendid Failure