Reward Your Child In Their Language

By: Meredith Ivey, LPC-S, RPT-S t’s a good idea to offer your children rewards. Not just for doing their chores or for good grades, but randomly offering a reward when you catch them doing something you appreciate. As parents we give consequences when we catch...

Overuse of Technology

By: Ashley Harmonson, LPC-Intern Supervised By: Meredith Ivey LPC-S, RPT-S As I read the articles listed below, I am reminded of times when I use the iPAD and TV with my children in order to get a moment to myself. I have also seen the “too much technology monster”...

Better In-Law Relationships

By: Julie Weaver, LPC We all need some tips and reminders that could help us journey through our in law relationships. I know I do! Here are some ideas: Show Gratitude     • Through your words Think of something in advance that you appreciate about them and remember...

Play Therapy

By: Ashley Harmonson, LPC-Intern Supervised by: Meredith Ivey LPC-S, RPT-S “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play, than in a year of conversation.” – Plato Joining a child’s imaginary world is fascinating. One night when putting my two year old to...

In-Laws & Holidays

By: Julie Weaver, LPC Now that summer vacations are over and kids are back in school, fall is beginning, we start to think, ”When is the next vacation?” OK, so maybe that’s just me. Then I have the thought that Holidays will be just around the corner before we know...