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by:  Jalynn Johnson Porter, CSW, MSW Once upon a time there was a little train engine that was asked to do something difficult.  Other bigger and stronger engines had refused the task, but this little engine decided to give it a try.  He had to haul a huge load over an even bigger mountain that…

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By: Odessa M. Stevens, ACMHC, CAAP, CCLS II Since my childhood, pets have been such an integral part of my life. My earliest memory is of my little mouse, Mickey, clinging to dear life on the handle bars of my tricycle as we rode around the neighborhood. I cannot count the number of times that…

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By: Sonya Perkins, CSW Sometimes we never feel more alone than when we are surrounded by people. We walk around wearing a mask of what we think we should be or what we think they want us to be and inside we are saying, “If they only knew the real me. No one could ever…

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By: Jessica Bodily-Miller, CSW To all of us fifteen to thirty year olds who are trying to figure out life: Apathy. This is our game face. We adolescents and young adults, we are apathetic. And we believe it is our greatest strength. We praise it in other people, “She doesn’t care what people think of…

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  Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) CPRT fall 2014 flyer Click on the link underlined above to learn more about this great class that teaches parents how to improve relationships with their children and each other. This amazing 6 week course starts on October 6th so call us today at 801-785-1169 to reserve a seat. This…

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Our Social Skills Course for this semester will be focusing on Conflict Resolution skills. Back to school can mean back to increase demands on time and increased stress for some of our children. Children in this course will learn and practice various ways to problem solve, reduce stress in relationships and de-escalate potentially volatile situations.…

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By Elsebeth Green I grew up in a home in Denmark with parents who were good people, but who modeled a view of the world and relationships that left much to be desired. My mother was 15 when she got pregnant with my sister, and desperately wanted to be cherished and loved by my father,…

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By Guerry Green, LCSW I learned to be deeply rooted in recovery when I personally became fully aware of the power and control of addictive disease. It took a couple of near death experiences after several relapses and dragging my family through those tragedies to finally accept my own powerlessness. Growing up in an alcoholic…

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