COVID-19 update: Our physical office is now open. In order to keep our clients, staff and community safe, we have adopted new safety precautions. The new guidelines will be shared with anyone with an upcoming in-office session. Our counselors will continue to offer telehealth services to anyone interested. We look forward to working with you soon.
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More often than not, I meet with parents who are frustrated with their children’s behaviors. They will say things such as “What have I done wrong?” “Why won’t he or she listen to me” In most cases, the parents have internalized their children’s behaviors and they interpret these negative behaviors as their children being defiant towards them on purpose. In reality a child might just be acting out due to being unable to express a feeling appropriately. A child has to get used
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