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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

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The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.  ~G.K. Chesterton An adorned body without a sound mind is really not attractive.  Yet, a sound mind and a healthy body is magnetic!  Despite the fact the popular weight loss […]

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Bullying: Much More Than ‘Just What Kids Do’

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Is school becoming an increasingly dangerous place for our children’s mental and physical health? A study of 43,321 high school students confirms that student-on-student bullying has become a serious problem in public and private schools across the United States. Its behavioral, health and social consequences are lowered academic achievement and aspirations, increased anxiety, loss of […]

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Got Alcohol and Drug related Legal problems?

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Take the first step to address legal problems that are related to alcohol or drug use. Determine if you need an attorney to assist in the process. Courts allow persons with misdemeanors, (i.e. persons with minor in possession or misdemeanor possession or shoplifting charges) to represent themselves. Parents should determine if there are legal process or […]

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How Emotional Intelligence Helps

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 We’re social creatures, and the life best lived often depends on our ability to create and maintain healthy relationships. Success, happiness, and the ability to give and receive love all hinge on our relationship skills. Most of us do a good job with relationships at the start. But why do we so often stumble down […]

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Court Diversion Services Underway

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Got  substance related court problems? Check out our services to address both legal and substance abuse issues at the same time. Services are available at The Summit Counseling Center in Alpharetta and at Forsyth MAPP Diversion Program, Cumming. (www.judicialbehavioral.com) We do not provide direct legal services, however, consultation with staff may help meet your court […]

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The Science Behind Happiness

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Up until the last decade psychology has focused on the diagnosis of mental illness, empirically proven  interventions that decrease symptoms, and medications that improve daily functioning. Thanks to this research there is hope for people suffering from a multitude of symptoms such as anxiety and depression.  Some people, including myself, believe that looking at the […]

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