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July 19, 2015
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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Why Now? Bill Cosby: Rape Allegations Resurface

July 19, 2015 01:17 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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In February of 2014, a rape accusation of one of the great patriarchs of the 1980’s resurfaced. News casters and reporters were revisiting Bill Cosby, otherwise known as Heathcliff Huxtable’s past accusations of sexual assault against multiple women. Since 2005, women have come forth alleging that Mr. Cosby violated them. Some of the events stemmed as far back as 1970’s but weren’t brought to light until 2005. Mr. Cosby, a man that many perceive as a jovial, loving, fun father figure has recently been characterized as a “monster” who admittedly gave Quaaludes to women with the intent to have sex with them. [More]

March 14, 2015
by Alicia Meade, MA, LCSW

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School Shootings on the Rise. International Unrest. Personal Crisis - How Do You Cope?

March 14, 2015 07:55 by Alicia Meade, MA, LCSW

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For most of us, meeting with misfortune and struggle is a part of life. In fact, surviving adversity is often viewed as beneficial and necessary. According to one Danish Proverb: “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.” When a person survives life’s difficulties and demonstrates the ability to withstand all of the stress that goes along with it, he or she is described as “resilient”. The Oxford Dictionary defines resilience as “The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape.” [More]

November 11, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Tips For Mental Health Wellness Week

November 11, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA

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This week focuses on the overall mental health wellness that we all should be taking care of, no matter whether or not we have a mental illness or another issue that may come up. In this article, we're going to talk about why we need a week that is focused on mental health awareness and wellness, and some tips that can help you to seek wholeness in your mental health endeavors. [More]