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...

Marriage Lesson From a Potato

Over the years I’ve counseled several couples, and sometimes even individuals who want to work on their marriage.  One of the things I seem to hear over and over again is women thinking their husbands aren’t trying hard enough.  Maybe they don’t do enough for the...

Tips When Coping with Grief

By: Courtney Johnson, LPC Photo Courtesy of Pixabay, Creative Commons As a counselor, we see clients for a variety of reasons. Some come in for depression, others for divorce, and others come in just in hopes to better themselves. Every topic brings unique challenges,...

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

Created by Compassion Counseling We hear the phrase a lot, “season of life”. It can be used to describe really good times or bad times. Often times I try to stay away from cliché phrases but I really like this one. It is an accurate description of the way you can...