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Finding Drug and Alcohol Treatment for a Loved One Can be Difficult.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
By Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC There are many vital aspects of successful substance abuse recovery. TLCC provides outpatient therapy for addicts and their family members, but it is important to determine what stage of recovery a person is at, in order to provide the right level of care.There are many important aspects to consider in making the best decision for care and our therapists ar ... Read More

The 6 Myths of Christian Sex

Thursday, May 17, 2018
By Brandon Schmidt, LMFT (Part 2 of 2 Articles on “Christian Sex”.See our blog on www.tlccok.com (http://www.tlccok.com) for Part 1 of this article, which came out in our most recent Newsletter) The 6 Myths (Lies) About Christian Sex That Should Be Dropped From Our Vocabulary NOW! Myth #1: Sex is DIRTY! Do you know how most conversations on sex start?With a lo ... Read More

Healing Differences

Thursday, May 17, 2018
By Kristen Caldwell, MA, LPC “A time to be silent, and a time to speak” - Ecclesiastes 3:7 (NIV) “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13 (NIV, emphasis mine) What if the beginning to healing our differences was as simple as silence? Not the kind of sil ... Read More

"Got the Winter Blues?"

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC As a child, I remember hearing adults talk about "Cabin Fever" as if it were contagious. I later learned what they meant. The winter blues are often characterized by the lack of energy, or feeling less motivated or active than usual. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, also referred to as the "Blues". This is a type of depression that's common during the Winte ... Read More

Practicing Gratefulness… Noticing and Appreciating the Good

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Tiffany Fuller, LMFT This is our second in a series of 2 articles on “Gratitude.” Gratitude is not minimizing or denying. It is not pretending. According to Robert Emmons (2010), gratitude has two components-identifying the good (affirmation) and recognizing that the source of that good is outside you.Gratitude shifts the lens of attention to notice and appreciate g ... Read More

The 6 Myths of Christian Sex

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Brandon Schmidt, LMFT (Part 1 of 2 Articles on “Christian Sex”) I know what you are thinking… “What is Christian Sex and how is it any different from normal sex?” Here’s the problem, our culture is already saturated with ideas on sex and sexuality. Most of these ideas fit a secular worldview (a view not grounded in Scripture), so we need a firm, biblical foundation on sex an ... Read More

Our Team of Therapists at Transforming Life Counseling Center would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Blessed and Happy New Year!!!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Surviving The Holidays

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
by Caleb Scoville MS, LPC Growing up, I never understood what was meant by the idea that Holidays could be difficult. I sort of understood the stress of siblings fighting over presents but could not fathom the notion that the holiday season could be emotionally difficult. Then, as most of us do, I suffered a loss in my life. When you search for “surviving the holidays” on G ... Read More

Eating Disorders and the Holidays

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
by Paula Edwards-Gayfield, MA, LPC, NCC Eating Disorders can be a difficult and painful issue to deal with any time throughout the year.But, the Holidays bring family gatherings, tables full of elegant meals and decadent desserts.The festivities of the Season, can bring many of the stresses that trigger eating disorder relapses.Paula Edwards-Gayfield is a Licensed Professional Coun ... Read More

Keep the “Christ” in Christmas: Forgiveness

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
by Kristen Caldwell, MA, LPC Candidate It may be true that Jesus Christ was not born in the month of December and that all of our celebrating of his birth during Christmas is rather inaccurate, but, even so, I doubt Christ himself would say “humbug” to such a remembrance. Perhaps the holiday season is an even greater time to keep Christ uppermost in our minds. The holidays can quick ... Read More

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