Addiction Recovery: How to Set Healthy Boundaries with Empathy

Some people wonder how to trust a person going through addiction recovery after feeling burned in the past, betrayed and used. You can effectively communicate empathy for a stranger or loved one going through addiction recovery while still maintaining personal boundaries. When it comes to setting healthy boundaries and supporting your loved one’s addiction recovery, … Read moreAddiction Recovery: How to Set Healthy Boundaries with Empathy

Why Individual Therapy is Good For Adults (Part 2)

Welcome back to the second half of our two-part series on the benefits of individual therapy for adults. In part one, we covered how important it is to have someone considerate and discreet to talk to when you need to work out adult feelings about work or people you know, along with how a counselor … Read moreWhy Individual Therapy is Good For Adults (Part 2)

Move Past Shame Through Christian Counseling

There is a scripture in the Bible (Matthew 5:45) that reads “…For he makes his sun rise on the evil and good and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” This passage lets us know that even as Christian believers, everyone goes through hard seasons. How we chose to navigate those moments and what we learn from … Read moreMove Past Shame Through Christian Counseling

Causes of Depression

You’ve probably heard that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is referring to the levels of dopamine and serotonin that a person has in their system. Dopamine and serotonin are neurotransmitters that are associated with the feeling of pleasure. Generally, when people talk about the chemical imbalance these are the … Read moreCauses of Depression

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