Experienced Marriage Counselors in Norman, OK

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Ellen Donaldson, M.H.R., LMFT, LADC

Marriage & Family Therapist
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330 W. Gray, #100-6C, Norman, OK 73071


Relationships are impacted by major differences in communication styles. This often results in hurt feelings and resentments. A primary goal of counseling is to gain new communication tools, in order to effectively problem-solve and emotionally connect.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Issues
  • Addictions
  • Trauma And Ptsd
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anxiety / Fears
  • Adhd
  • Anger Management
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Related Sites:
City of Norman
Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health

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Norman is located in the state of Oklahoma and provides multiple attractions and sites for families of all shapes and sizes. Regardless of age, your children, teenagers, and adult family members are guaranteed to find something entertaining nearby. Keep your eye out for the Medieval Fair hosted by the University of Oklahoma. Your children and teenagers are sure to enjoy watching the jousting, puppet shows, and performers of all kinds at this hit event held each April. The Perfect Swing Family Fun Center is a great one-stop spot for your weekend adventures. Here you will find everything from an arcade and picnic areas to miniature golf and go-karts. Another hot spot is the Sooner Theatre, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Check out their calendar of events to plan your next trip. If you are looking to have fun in the great outdoors, make your way to Lake Thunderbird equipped with amenities for fishing, swimming, waterskiing, and much more.1

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Norman

Various agencies in the Norman area provide supportive services for parents or couples expecting a child. The teen parenting services offered by the Center for Children and Families seeks to equip pregnant or parenting teens with the skills they need to be successful in raising their child. School-based and home-based programs provide a continuum of care that includes peer support groups, child development classes, and parenting programs. Taken together, these programs facilitate a caring, healthy, and safe lifestyle for young parents and their children. For further details, call 405-364-1420.2 Couples that are expecting can prepare for the changes that a child brings to the family dynamic by enrolling in a free program offered by Family Expectations. Their program fosters stronger bonds between couples, creates a supportive home environment in which to raise a child, and provides strategies for improving the father-child bond. Services are offered in both English and Spanish. Call 405-639-2054 to learn more.3

Sunbeam Family Services offers several programs to meet the needs of older members of the family. In cases of emergency, Sunbeam provides shelter and wraparound programs that include case management and advocacy services that ensure each resident has the support system they need to overcome obstacles to their independence. The Senior Companions Program places volunteers in the homes of the elderly to help with daily activities and provide relief from loneliness and isolation that boosts spirits. Additional information about these services is available by calling 405-528-7721.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency is dedicated to providing assistance to families that have a demonstrated financial, health, or mental health need. Assistance in paying for rent, utilities, food, and clothing is available to economically disadvantaged families. Transitional housing is offered to help families move from dependence on social services to self-sufficiency. Crisis intervention services are also available to families that have an immediate medical or mental health need. Contact the agency at 405-275-6060 to inquire about these programs.5


References

1. Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department. (2014). Lake Thunderbird State Park. Retrieved from http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.4386
2. Center for Children and Families. (2011). Teenage Parenting. Retrieved from http://www.ccfinorman.org/services/teenage-parenting-program/
3. Family Expectations. (2014). Couples Family Expectations. Retrieved from http://www.familiesok.org/couples/default.aspx
4. Sunbeam Family Services. (2014). Senior Services. Retrieved from http://sunbeamfamilyservices.org/programs/senior-services/
5. Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency. (2010). Services. Retrieved from http://www.cocaa.org/new/live/services

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