Our primary objective is to reunite families in compassionate connection.
Family therapy has become an important part of our culture. It is fairly common for families to have disagreements and challenging communication. In many cases, disputes between spouses, parents and children can be resolved by talking and coming to a mutual agreement. But other circumstances, such as an illness, substance abuse, or infidelity, can tear […]
Preparing for teen treatment doesn’t have to seem like punishment, for anyone in the family. The key is to start with compassion. A loving atmosphere will help all to feel safe in what can sometimes be an uncomfortable situation. Teens need assistance dealing with challenges in a manner that makes them feel safe. Teen treatment […]
Most people are familiar with the most common addictions, such as those to smoking, alcohol and eating. One addiction some may not be knowledgeable about, though, is Internet addiction. One out of every eight Americans suffers from Internet Addiction disorder. However, it is only discussed in 1 percent of university introductory level psychology textbooks, according […]
A new study confirms that the old adage “it takes a village to raise a child,” may be true. We live in an age where we often don’t know the names of our next-door neighbors. However, findings from the UC San Diego research show that the parenting style you choose will play a major role in […]
The teenage years are filled with many milestones. From entering puberty, learning to drive, getting a first job, going on a first date, the list goes on. For many teens, adolescence is also the time when they get drunk for the first time and experiment with illicit drugs. As much as you want to protect […]
What is Codependency? Clinical experts identify codependency as a disorder that results from dysfunctional relationships with others. Therefore, people who struggle with codependency often find it difficult to maintain healthy family dynamics and personal relationships. Codependency is often referred to as a “relationship addiction” because, due to low self-esteem, each codependent person may feel they […]