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When is Counseling Recommended?

Maybe you have a hard time ever feeling motivated to get routine chores done. Maybe you’re crying all the time. Or maybe you’re feeling defeated and hopeless about ever finding that perfect someone to spend your life with. Maybe you have so many demands on your time, both at home and at work, that you []

Ask an Edge Expert: November 2018

Ready Player One to Snapchat Featured Expert- Tony Rio, LCPC I fondly remember being a child of the 80’s and the wonders that it brought. From bikes to trains to video games, we surely had it all. Or so we thought. Imagine what our formative years would have been like were we exposed to what []

Maintaining Open Communication with Your Family

Communication is an integral part of who we are as people. Being able to communicate in our family relationships is something that can be taken for granted, when in reality it comes much more easily to some families than to others. A lack of communication can make us feel misunderstood and ignored, leading to hurt, []

Anger Management Evaluation Questions

Anger management—It’s a mildly benign, unemotional term used to talk about helping people who are the exact opposite at times. Flying into a rage. Throwing things. Hurting themselves or others. It takes countless forms, and it can scare everyone, including the person who is angry. There is a price that’s paid for striking out in []

Ask an Edge Expert: October 2018

Let’s talk about adolescent substance abuse….. Featured Expert: Roseann Murray,  LCPC, CADC As a substance abuse counselor, one of the questions I get asked most often by parents is “How do I know if my son or daughter has a problem with drugs or alcohol?” There is no easy answer to this question so I’d []