Autism Spectrum Disorder & Relationships

                                                                                            Credit: Leszek Glasner/Shutterstock By: Heather Craig LPC-Intern Autism Spectrum Disorder & Relationships Individuals on the autism spectrum have difficulty with social...

Marriage and Money

  This blog is a collaboration of one of our Compassion counselors, Madelyn Murray, and her husband, Christopher Murray. Money has always terrified me. There never seems to be enough of it…or at least it feels that way. Money certainly has a way of making you think...

Smoothing Out the Transition

Staring back to school can be difficult for children. Often the start of a new school year brings anxiety, stress, or a decrease in confidence. Each school year brings about a variety of changes: a new teacher, new schedule, new subjects, new kids in the classroom,...

5 Self-Care Tips for a More Peaceful Existence

By: Amelia Worthen LPC-Intern Supervised by Meredith Ivey LPC-S, RPT-S Is your life like a never-ending Bangles song?  One Manic Monday after another with no end in sight?  Then this post is for you.  Stress and poor work/home life balance can cause a lot more harm...

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”...