Scars: What Lies Beneath; Emotional Abandonment

February 27th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , ,

When we think of trauma we most often think of incidents that are blatant and acute, visible and sudden, such as a natural disaster or a car...

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What Do I Do With My Child?

August 23rd, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

College can be an exciting time for many young adults; it is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new cultures...

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PTSD in Children of Alcoholics

May 15th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

In addition to the basics of food and shelter, children also need stability, consistency, and emotional care in order to thrive. Typically, at a young age, children...

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Building Strength and Resilience through Facing and Dealing with Life’s Problems

May 8th, 2018 // // Tags: ,

Resilient qualities are not only what we’re born with but also the strengths that we build through encountering life’s challenges and developing the personal and interpersonal skills...

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The Magic of Sand Tray

March 21st, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Sandtray therapy is a valued medium I use to help young adults who are trauma survivors and/or are struggling with addiction.    At the Claudia Black Young Adult...

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Healing the Roots of Women’s Sexual and Relational Struggles

January 25th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

Girls are often born into this world surrounded by messages about who they are supposed to be, and who they should become; Be cute.  Smile.  Be a...

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Adopted Children Often Face Mental Health Struggles as Young Adults

May 30th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

By GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC Adoption is a delicate process that comes with many different considerations. The relationship between an adopted child and his or her adopted parents...

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Limited Time Offer on Our Signature Survivors Workshop

November 11th, 2015 // // Tags: , , ,

Now through December, you can enroll in our Survivors Workshop for only $2925. That’s $325 off of the current price. As an added bonus, you’ll get to...

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Claudia Black to Present at Young Adult Conference

October 7th, 2015 // // Tags: , , ,

The Claudia Black Young Adult Center at The Meadows is proud to serve as a co-host of Ben Franklin Institute’s Young Adult: Failure to Launch Conference, which...

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