With the new school year starting for most students over the next couple of weeksboth parents and adolescents will undergo predictable stressors that come each fall. Parents begin another school year doing all they can to be preparedyet more often than not they anticipate that by October or November the typical struggle will ensue
What is “summer slump” or “summer backslide.” These terms address the regression in skills that students experience when they are enjoying their summer vacations away from their regular course rigor. While regression can be steep (e.g.up to 25% decline in reading skills)there is plenty that can be done.
Divorce causes feelings of profound loss and disruption in many areas of life. Fear of what is to come is normal and may be the only part of divorce that is to be expected. Stressangerand depression can all be part of the process. And this is just for the adults coping with divorce. What about the children?
Couples often seek marriage counseling because of unresolved conflict. Every relationship will have conflictbut marital conflict can be especially painful. When there is an argument and there isn’t repair we often feel disconnected and discouraged. Our 4 step process can help you repairrestore and strengthen your relationship.
All of us can relate to getting mad sometimes. All of us have “lost our cool” at times; have said something more harshly than we meant; or wish we could take back something we said or did while mad. We can’t control how we feelso the goal of anger management is not to stop feeling angry. The goal is to learn how to respond to situations or people more effectively