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The social justice of adoption

The adoption journey is not an easy one. After three years and nine months of active pursuit, my husband and I finalized our adoption on Nov. 29, 2017. Through this process, I learned a great deal that has helped me grow as a counselor…

The social justice of adoption

The adoption journey is not an easy one. After three years and nine months of active pursuit, my husband and I finalized our adoption on Nov. 29, 2017. Through this process, I learned a great deal that has helped me grow as a counselor…

Goals of DBT Family Skills Training

DBT helps a lot of different people and one way is to offer family skills training for those families that feel they need to learn ways to improve their relationships with family and friends. Two Main Goals of Family Skills Training There…

Parenting in the 21st century

Remember when receipt of a coffee mug emblazoned with “Best Mom Ever” or a T-shirt proclaiming “Best Dad Ever” was enough to validate someone’s skills and aptitude as a parent? In the 21st century, it seems that the ante has been raised. In…