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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 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 ( 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

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

Let’s Talk Depression and Suicide- A Continuance

Friday, October 06, 2017
By Jenna Richardson, MS, LPC and Brandon Schmidt, MA, LMFT-S, PCIT Many people struggle with the thoughts, “how would I know someone might be suicidal or depressed”, “how do you help someone in that situation”, “what are some ways to support them”. We all struggle with self-doubt that if the situation were to arise, would we know what to do or look for? Here is a brief list of thing ... Read More

A Clinical Response To "13 Reasons Why"

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Jenna Richardson, LPC Brandon Schmidt, LMFT-S "Netflix and chill." A common response to a long day at work or a lazy Sunday afternoon. We often "treat ourselves" to an episode or two of the latest series added to the popular streaming app. But, once we finally shake off the fog from our "just one more episode" coma, we realize it's 3am and we have to be at work or at school in ... Read More

Effective Therapy with Children: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
by Laurie Skow, LPC, LADC, CSAT-C and Brandon Schmidt, LMFT-S, PCIT “Parent-Child Interaction Therapy has helped me be a more consistent and confident parent. I love the focus on the positive. It has taught me how to show love to my children in a way that builds trust. When done correctly, it does yield measurable positive changes in the child’s behavior. It is the best training I h ... Read More

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