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Elizabeth’s Story

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By the time she had entered high school, Elizabeth had already been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. By her sophomore year she had been hospitalized, completed a treatment program and was seeing a therapist and taking medication. “Though the transition was difficult at best, high school was a really wonderful experience for me, something I attribute […]

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Fixing a Broken Relationship with Your Adult Child

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Broken relationships between parents and their grown children are sadly, very common. Whether motives are misunderstood, actions are taken out of context or serious emotional injury was inflicted, it’s a painful situation for everyone involved. While you may not be entirely to blame for the conflict, initiating reconciliation may be up to you. Here are […]

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Honoring MLK: Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Therapy

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Mental health awareness has come a long way over the last couple of decades, establishing its own month of awareness (May), and becoming more normalized in everyday conversations, news outlets, and various other forms of mass media. Unfortunately, communities of color – that arguably have experienced disproportionate amounts of traumatic events in this country’s history […]

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Top Five Actions Juniors Can Take to Prepare for the College Admissions Process

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Juniors, it’s a new year, and it is your year! By this time next year, you will have applied to colleges and will have heard, or will be waiting to hear, the outcomes as well as the options that will guide your choice of where you will spend the next four years! Make really good grades. Turn […]

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Jordan Yates Joins The Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center of Johns Creek, GA is pleased to announce that Jordan Yates, M.A., LPC, NCC will be joining their staff beginning January 5, 2015. Mr. Yates has an extensive background working with children, teenagers and adults that goes beyond just the counseling spectrum, including covering professional and collegiate sports as a print […]

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Reaching Out to Estranged Family Members

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Relationships of all kinds are messy. In a friendship or a dating relationship, we simply “break up”. It’s painful but since we have rarely have to see the person, it’s easier to move on. In families, this looks completely different. When a familial relationship gets cut off for whatever reason, it never really goes away. […]

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Holidays: Dealing with Those Challenging In-Laws

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It’s the most wonderful time of year. So many parties, so much fun, so much…stress! For a lot of people, dealing with family raises the blood pressure! Difficult in-laws just add a whole new layer of problems, issues and drama. While we love the family we married into, they come with their own set of […]

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