How the Advent of the Internet May Be Contributing to Teenage Depression
14June

How the Advent of the Internet May Be Contributing to...

Is the Internet Ruining America's Youth's Mental Health? Over these past few years, epidemic depression and unprecedented rates of suicide have devastated our nation’s youth. As of this writing (May 2018), suicide is the third leadin

Therapeutic School Success for Troubled Teens with ADHD
13June

Therapeutic School Success for Troubled Teens with ADHD

Therapeutic School Success for Troubled Teens with ADHD The Proof is in the Jello As the modern saying goes, "The proof is in the pudding." But when it comes to talking about success working with troubled teens with ADHD, it might well be

Defining Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
13June

Defining Adolescent Bipolar Disorder

Defining Teenage Bipolar Disorder  200 words FACT: Bipolar Disorder Affects Nearly the Same Amount of Teens as it Does Adult 100 words  Why do Teens Develop Bipolar Disorder? 200 words

What is Equine Assisted Therapy
16April

What is Equine Assisted Therapy

No Horsing Around! Equine-Assisted Therapy is Serious Business Equine-Assisted Therapy is a treatment for disordered or disabled persons that combines equine activities (everything involving caring for and riding horses) in an equine-orien

Talk With Your Kids and Teens About Dating Porn and Sex
12April

Talk With Your Kids and Teens About Dating Porn and Sex

By Gretchen Bartlett

First Step: Get Past The Fear Factor Unsure how to talk with your kids about dating, sex, and porn? Parental silence speaks volumes, so read these tips, take a deep breath, and start talking. Does anything strike fear into the heart of a

Now Read About Real Super Heros
12April

Now Read About Real Super Heros

By Brad Matheson, MBA

Happy Counseling Awareness Month I am of the mindset that professional counselors are today’s superheroes. True, you may not be able to fly over tall buildings or single-handedly defeat invading aliens, but those are fantasies that

What Its Like Trying to Find Work When You Are Autistic
12April

What Its Like Trying to Find Work When You Are Autistic

By Brad Matheson, MBA

Autism Stops Me From Speaking — Literally I've come to the conclusion that the job application process sucks for pretty much everyone involved. However, no single part of that process feels worse than the rare occasions when I actu

A Wise Support System in Domestic Violence Rescue Efforts
12April

A Wise Support System in Domestic Violence Rescue Efforts

By Brad Matheson, MBA

A lot has been written about domestic violence, the cycles that keep people in violent relationships and how to get out of them. The commentary focuses on the role of substance abuse, the role of personality disorders and a cycle of conflic