What Is the CRAFT Approach?
October 30, 2023

Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is intended to help family members of someone who has Substance Use learn how to steer their loved one away from substance abuse. It is a great method for someone that’s refusing treatment...

Summit Counseling Center Appoints Will Atkins, MA, LPC, CPCS as Director of Clinical Services
October 19, 2023

— The Summit Counseling Center, a leading nonprofit counseling center dedicated to providing quality mental health services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Will Atkins, LPC, as the new Director of Clinical Services. With a...

Flourishing in Fall
October 19, 2023

As fall quickly approaches, there is both a level of excitement and fatigue that sets in for some who realize they have completed spring and summer. It is celebrated that the summer vacation was amazing and that the kids...

How to Support Your Child’s Behavior Over Holiday Breaks
October 19, 2023

As the holidays are fast approaching, one thing parents often state their frustration about is behavior regression or increased outbursts during breaks from school. Children thrive when they understand expectations and know boundaries and limitations. The holiday season can...

Strategies to Get Children to Listen and Take Responsibility
October 10, 2023

It can be a battle getting kids to do things they are supposed to do. It gets even more frustrating when kids know the expectations but choose not to do them. Having to remind kids repeatedly to complete tasks...

A.I.R. Your Emotions: Navigating Grief with Acknowledgment, Identification, and Release
October 10, 2023

Grief is what we experience when dealing with loss. Examples include loss of someone we love, loss of physical ability, or loss of a relationship. We grieve what is no longer there. Grief is a process we must journey...

How to Respond When Your Child’s School Alerts You About Their Suicidal Thoughts
October 10, 2023

Many school systems have begun to work with students on understanding their emotional needs, which includes talking about suicide. According to the CDC, “Suicide was the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-14 and 20-34” in 2021....

8 Tips to Combat Seasonal Depression
October 10, 2023

While fall can be an exciting time with Halloween, football, and cooler weather, it can also be a challenging time for people who suffer with depression. As the seasons change, some people notice their depression symptoms worsen. Here are...

How Teenagers Can Find Connection
October 10, 2023

This generation’s teenagers have more ways to be connected than any previous generation. Whether it’s through social media, texting, or Facetime, today’s adolescents have more avenues of connecting than any other generation could have dreamed about. Despite all the...

12 Signs Your Child May Benefit from Therapy
October 10, 2023

As a parent, it’s natural that you want the best for your child. Sometimes, children don’t have the language to let us know that something is wrong or that they need to talk to someone. As a parent it...