DUI Counseling Timeline

If you have just got into an accident that resulted because you were drinking and driving or you were simply caught drinking and driving, then you are likely going to be ordered to go to DUI counseling as part of the court’s decision regarding your case. You might not know what to expect when you go to DUI counseling. Here is the general timeline that you are looking at. 1. DUI Evaluation

Holding An Intervention To Help An Addicted Drug User

If you have a family member who is struggling with a drug addiction, and you cannot foresee them reaching out for help for their problem on their own, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to help them. While you cannot force an addict to stop using drugs, you can hold an intervention in an attempt to make them realize people care enough about them to want them to stop their addictive habit.

Work It Out: Four Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Marriage Counseling

If you are having trouble with your marriage, it can be hard to discuss even the most minor issues calmly. In order for you to comfortably get through some of the problems that may be hurting your marriage, it may be time for you to schedule a visit to a marriage counselor. By speaking to a counselor with your spouse, you should be able to discuss things in a calm and clear manner so that you can work out any issues you are having.

4 Benefits To Divorce Mediation

If you’re about to go through the process of divorce, you may have fears about the process and experience. It can be stressful and upsetting for all involved. The good news is there are professionals available to help make the divorce process easier for you. Some couples choose to see a divorce mediation professional to make things go more smoothly. Take a look at the following information to better understand the benefits of divorce mediation.

3 Ways That Christian Premarital Counseling Can Help You Have A Successful Marriage

Entering into marriage is an important step in your life. It’s definitely not one to be taken lightly, especially if you want it to have a successful and happy marriage. A marriage based on shared Christian beliefs – while not a guarantee that you won’t face trials – will provide you with a firm foundation to build your family upon. Christian premarital counseling can help you and your future spouse start your marriage on the right foot.

Dealing With Adolescent Behavioral Issues

If you have a teenager who has been displaying behavioral issues, you are most likely at a loss on how to handle the situation appropriately. Teen years are very difficult, and if the matter is ignored, the child having difficulty may lash out or become withdrawn. Here are some of the reasons why your teen may be behaving inappropriately and what you can do to help them stop undesired behavior. Ignoring Family Members If your teenager has been ignoring you and other members of your family, you may feel like rejecting the child yourself to show them what it feels like.

Food For Thought: Maintain A Healthy Mind With A Healthy Gut

Many people say that “you are what you eat,” but is it true? Food works to fuel the body so that it can make it through the day. The food that you put into your body will ultimately determine the types and amounts of essential nutrients that are in the body, which can affect how well the body and mind functions. To help keep your mind healthy, here is some dieting advice:

2 Tips For Dealing With Your Child's Fits

Parenting is not for the faint of heart. There are many blessings that come from parenthood, but there are also many challenges. Some parents worry that their child is becoming unmanageable because they throw too many fits or are unreasonable and cooperative. This can be frustrating for many parents and they might wonder what they can do to get through these difficult stages. Here are a couple ways for dealing with your child’s tantrums and outbursts.

Overcoming Common Myths Associated With Psychological Treatment

From depression and anxiety to marital issues, psychologists have long been relied on by the population to help find solutions for emotional trials that come along with life. These professionals spend years studying the inner-workings of the mind and relationships. Even as valuable as licensed psychologists are in the medical field, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about treatment practices and the professionals in general. Here are a few of the most common misconceptions, as well as the facts that you should know in order to get the most from treatment.

Beyond Moodiness | 5 Signs Your Teenager Is Dealing With Depression

From a child’s age of about 12 to 20, parents will get a front-row seat to personality changes and mood swings that can leave even the most flexible parent with whiplash. Teenagers can be extremely touchy, and as a parent it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose when there is really something concerning going on. It is estimated that 20 percent of teenagers will experience some form of depression. As a parent of a teen, it is your job to recognize signs that your teenager may be dealing with this issue and is need of depression treatment.

Cyclothymia And Therapy

It is estimated that 1% of the population has cyclothymia, but the true number counting undiagnosed or misdiagnosed people may actually be higher. This milder form of bipolar disorder can cause havoc and mental suffering for the people who have it (and for those persons who are close to them). There are three forms of psychotherapy that are used to help clients cope with this condition and live a more fulfilling life. CBT While many therapists use an eclectic approach for most problems, treatment for cyclothymia will probably involve elements of CBT, interpersonal and social rhythm therapy (IPSRT), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

Helping Your Kids Get Through The Trauma Of Divorce

Divorce is a difficult time for everyone in the family. But the reality is every year more than 1 million children in this country must deal with their parents divorcing. No matter what the reasons for the breakdown of your marriage, it’s important to continue to put the best interests and well being of your children first. Professional counseling for you and your children can help limit the negative effects divorce might have on them.