6 Ways to Keep Your Blended Family Relationships Healthy

With your new marriage, you’ve blended your families together to form a new one. A blended family, like any other family, has its ups and its downs. Keeping the relationships healthy takes work. Evaluate yourself on how well you work at keeping healthy relationships within your blended family with these ideas in mind. Keep communication open. This is … Read more6 Ways to Keep Your Blended Family Relationships Healthy

Back to School: How Counseling Can Help

With back to school just around the corner, our team of experts at Family Restoration Counseling Services would like to provide you with steps to make this year as successful and painless as possible. Here are few tips to help get you started: Routine: It can be helpful to begin shifting from the late nights … Read moreBack to School: How Counseling Can Help

How to Begin Couple’s Therapy

Couple’s therapy is a scary thought for some people to consider. Let seeking help for your relationship be a promising thought, not a scary one. If you and your partner seem to have the same fight over and over with no resolution, couple’s therapy can help you. Knowing that you, and hopefully your partner, are considering therapy is reassuring. You love and care about each other enough to fix the … Read moreHow to Begin Couple’s Therapy

Marriage Counseling: 7 Tips For A Lasting Marriage

Marriage is both a commitment, and an institution. It isn’t something to be entered into lightly. Even if you think you have what it takes to go the distance, though, it’s important to make sure you do an inventory of your relationship. Because forever is a long time. 7 Tips For A Lasting Marriage Tip … Read moreMarriage Counseling: 7 Tips For A Lasting Marriage

The Difference Between Anxiety and a Panic Attack

Everyone has experienced anxiety at some point in their lives. Some suffer from anxiety chronically. Many have heard someone utter the phrase “I think I’m having a panic attack.” Perhaps you think you have had one yourself. How does one know and what’s the difference between anxiety symptoms and a panic attack? The Anxiety and … Read moreThe Difference Between Anxiety and a Panic Attack

Stigma Be Gone: Seeking Counseling More Common These Days

Imagine a 33-year-old woman. She had just gone through the breakup of a three-year relationship that was even more devastating to her than her divorce almost 10 years earlier. She had lost not only a boyfriend. She had lost her best friend, the one she talked to every day, the one she leaned on. And … Read moreStigma Be Gone: Seeking Counseling More Common These Days

If Your Friends Don’t Respect You, They Aren’t Your Friends

Standing up for yourself in the adolescents phase of like, and being assertive, is an important part of communication. As Psychology Today points out, what you’re doing when you stand up for yourself is saying that you matter. You’re saying that your needs matter, and your perspective should be considered. However, if you’ve done that, … Read moreIf Your Friends Don’t Respect You, They Aren’t Your Friends