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January 30, 2016
by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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Discipline & Parental Abuse

January 30, 2016 23:49 by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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When human babies are born, they are totally helpless. The babies need the parent for total survival. As the child begins to develop into a toddler, preschooler, and an adolescent, the once helpless babies, are now taking on an identity of themselves. As parents teach their children the difference between right and wrong along with socially appropriate behavior, discipline is often used. [More]

January 20, 2016
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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NFL’s Brandon Marshall and Borderline Personality Disorder: Blocking the Stigma

January 20, 2016 08:36 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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After entering the NFL in 2006, Brandon Marshall quickly began to establish a name for himself in football. Entering into the league as a Denver Bronco, Marshall ranked 3rd among NFL wide receivers in reception and was the 9th player in NFL history to have at least 100 receptions in back to back seasons (2008-2009). In 2009 [More]

December 30, 2015
by Karen Allen,MS, LMHC, CAMS, CHt

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The Power of We; Terrorists, Refugees, Citizens

December 30, 2015 13:16 by Karen Allen,MS, LMHC, CAMS, CHt

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Concerns about Syrian refugees, illegal aliens from Mexico, ISIS, home grown terrorist cells and the economic and security issues correlated with any one of these concerns, and it becomes easier to understand how reactive comments proliferate across government, the media, and casual conversations. Assuredly these are complicated matters [More]

December 27, 2015
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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Terrorism Prevention: The Gang Connection

December 27, 2015 21:34 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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With the recent onslaught of terroristic attacks, there has been much speculation on the reasoning of such horrific acts. Such tragedies as the mass shooting in San Berdino in early December of 2015 and the attack in Paris in November of 2015 has prompted politicians and analysts to debate how to stop further assaults. [More]