Change: Transition Psychology and The Family Life Cycle

There aren’t many people who embrace change. Yet, the truth of the matter is that all of life is changing—constantly. And, adapting to chage is not easy. There is a wise man who once said, “All change is loss.” While this may sound a bit pessimistic to some there is truth that is captured in the sentence, “All change is loss.” The reality about change is, when it comes, even good change comes with some level of grief. Why? Well imagine if you will, a young couple has their first child. With the joy of that first child comes the realization that the couple must now make decisions (usually sacrifices) with that child’s well-being in mind. The couple will, at some point, mourn the days

Spiritual Resources in Mental Health: Talking About Spirituality with Your Therapist

For many people spirituality is a significant resource for understanding themselves, their lives, their purpose, and their place in the world. For many, a belief in a higher power is a major source of hope and faith. It is an important resource for coping with difficult circumstances. Often clients go to therapy desiring to incorporate their spiritual beliefs into their work with their therapist. For these individuals, couples, and families, it can be difficult to find a therapist who has training in both spirituality and therapy. Western culture has long held the belief that spirituality and religion are private matters and rarely discussed outside of formal houses of worship. In fact

Here, There, and Everywhere: You, Your Child, and ADHD

Perhaps like many parents, you find yourself saying over and over again, “Please get dressed. Please get dressed. PLEASE GET DRESSED!” Sometimes getting out the door with your school-aged child feels like a whirlwind where you find yourself wishing you could stay home instead getting the family ready to go out to eat or have a nice afternoon at the park. It’s a situation that drains you of your energy and patience. It takes a toll on your relationship with your child and could have a negative impact on her self-esteem. You try to tell yourself, “He’s just a kid.” Or “She just has a lot of energy.” Or maybe, “It’s just a phase.” But, it is possible that your child has Attention Deficit H

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