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Collateral Damage? Collateral Recovery.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Diane Holland, LPC Imagine yourself on I-35 driving south to Dallas and suddenly the car in front of you stops. What happens next is a blur but when you wake up all you see is flashing lights, crashed cars and people screaming. What you become very aware of at that exact moment is that you were not the cause of the crash, but you were impacted: I call that collateral damage. As 911 ... Read More

Peer Pressure: Parents, Here is What You Didn’t Know...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
By Michelle Garrett, MS, LMFT When our children are little, we are the most powerful influence in their lives.As our children grow, however, we begin to watch our level of influence decrease.As kids enter school, their peers gain in influence over them.As they begin to move into the world, socially, academically, and hobbies and sports, it is completely natural for them to grow in inde ... Read More

Hope for your family: An Intensive Family Program: The Stages of Recovery

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hope for your family: An Intensive Family Program: The Stages of Recovery Are you overwhelmed by the chaos addiction is creating in your family? Do you feel powerless to stop the downward spiral? Are your current options for help just not enough? If you answered ‘Yes’ to one or more of the above, then please call now to see if this new 4 week, intensive course is right for you! We ... Read More

New Staff Member

Monday, October 29, 2018
Steven Ellsworth, M.A., LADC/MH Candidate Steve holds a Master's degree in Substance Abuse Counseling from the University of Central Oklahoma and has completed the educational requirements for the LADC/MH license. He is currently an LADC candidate under supervision. Previously, Steve was employed at the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC) as an Integrated Counseling Specialist working as the sole  ... Read More

Group Therapy

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Men's Addiction Recovery Group, meets Tuesday's 7:30 PM; Led by Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC (405) 761-1740. Intake session required prior to starting. Fee $40 weekly. Men's Sexual Health and Recovery Group, meets Thursday's 7:20 AM; Led by Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC (405) 761-1740. Intake session required prior to starting. Fee $40 weekly. Women's Codependency Recovery Group, meets  ... Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By: Michael Cross, Licensed Professional Counselor Back to school is upon us once again and it can be both an exciting time for some students and a period of high anxiety for others. We obviously love to see our students be ready and motivated for school because Lord knows we, as parents, have been waiting all summer for this time! But what about the students who are dreading the sch ... Read More

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Competency Training Program

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Brandon Schmidt, LMFT Transforming Life Counseling Center continues its efforts to train clinical members and to expand our clinical knowledge. As Proverbs 27: 17 states, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Therapists from TLCC come together on a weekly basis to fulfill this truth from Scripture. We build relationships with one another, we tra ... Read More

The Power of Group Therapy

Friday, September 07, 2018
by Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC Participating with a group of strangers may sound intimidating at first however group therapy provides benefits that individual therapy may not. Under the supervision of a licensed therapist, two or more clients may participate in sharing life issues, obstacles or difficulties they are attempting to overcome. Common goals often emerge in the process of shari ... Read More

Welcoming Kay Gackle to TLCC’s team of counselors...

Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Kay Gackle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist both in the state of Oklahoma and Florida. She has additional training in EMDR for trauma work, Gottman method for marriages and SYMBIS for premarital counseling. She has worked on staff at a church as well as counseling centers. Kay has a passion to see people find freedom and get healing from past trauma. Her focus has been spe ... Read More

JOIN A GROUP AT TLCC . . .

Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Men's Addiction Recovery Group, meets Tuesday's 7:30 PM; Led by Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC (405) 761-1740. Intake session required prior to starting. Fee $40 weekly. Men's Sexual Health and Recovery Group, meets Thursday's 7:20 AM; Led by Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC (405) 761-1740. Intake session required prior to starting. Fee $40 weekly. Women's Codependency Recovery Group, meets  ... Read More

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