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Family Synergy Therapy (FST) For Addictions

Is your child or spouse in therapy? Are you going through a divorce? Are you the parent or spouse of an addict? Do you struggle with helping your children? Recovery is a complex system. Families are a complex system. When these two systems interact, new skills are...

Coping with Divorce: Group for Kids

Is your child struggling with the effects of divorce? Children show stress that is different from adults. In this group. each session will teach your child(ren) how to identify these signs and handle them effectively. If you are interested in attending this group,...

Digital Wellness Group for Kids

Is your teen or young adult abusing or addicted to gaming? Watching too much T.V.? Depressed or anxious from social media bullying? In this group, each session will address a different topic in online safety and balance. If you are interested in attending this group,...

WHAT KIND OF MAN ARE YOU?

Paying attention to how men relate to others has taught me that maleness styles fall into four categories.  That is:1.The Boy.  2. The Player.  3. The Confused man and finally 4. The Good man. The boy confuses growing older with growing up.  Growing older is mandatory...

EMPATHY IS VITAL TO RELATIONSHIPS

 Edward L. Oriole L.C.P.C. C.A.D.C. N.C.C. Part of the human condition is a desire to be understood. We want the foremost people in our lives to understand what our daily existence is like. The fear of abandonment is less prevalent when someone notices whether we are...

MINDFULNESS AND EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

 Edward L. Oriole L.C.P.C. C.A.D.C. N.C.C. One of the techniques that I advocate, whenever emotional deregulation is chronic, is the use of meditation. The key signal that meditation is needed is when emotional thinking and...

Is Happiness a Moral Imperative?

Edward L. Oriole L.C.P.C. N.C.C. C.A.D.C. Clinical Therapist The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center and Footprints to Recovery IS HAPPINESS A MORAL IMPERATIVE ? 19 articles   Often in my clinical work I ask a client the following question: "Do you have a moral...