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  • 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|0 Comments
  • 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
  • MESSIAH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Messiah United Methodist Church

Messiah United Methodist Church by Nancy Scott, LCSW This is another installment in our ongoing series of articles highlighting our generous host congregations.  Today’s shout-out goes to Messiah United Methodist Church in Springfield.  Messiah and CPC have had a covenant of shared ministry since the mid 1990’s. [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on Messiah United Methodist Church
  • Mindful holidays

Mindful Holidays

Mindful Holidays by Becki Porter-Harmon, MA, BCC As the holidays approach every year; we see articles about grief, stress, holidays after divorce, etc, etc.  These are an important part of affirming what some folks are experiencing and, hopefully, to help them not feel alone in what [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: Holidays, Mindfulness, Spirituality|Comments Off on Mindful Holidays