Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Counselor’s Corner: Holiday Tips for Divorced and Separated Families

The holiday season can be the most stressful time of the year. Being separated or divorced can create additional stressors and challenges during the holidays. According to the American Psychological Association, 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Be Thankful & Show Gratitude

It can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of the holidays to pause for a moment and reflect on the people and things for which we feel thankful. Here are some ideas for giving thanks and showing gratitude to … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Combating Stage Fright

Many people fear speaking in front of groups; children and adolescents are no different. Some common scenarios in which students might have to speak in front of a group include school plays, book reports, and class presentations. Even the act … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: National Runaway Prevention Month

National Runaway Prevention Month, which is hosted in November, was created to shed light on the staggering statistics related to runaway kids. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, an estimated 1.6 million kids run away each … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: #ReachHigher for Red Ribbon Week

Every October, the National Family Partnership—a parent advocacy group that works to prevent drug abuse in kids—names a Red Ribbon Week as a way to raise drug awareness. This year, Red Ribbon Week is October 23–31. In my experience, I … Continue reading

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