CFR’s Fall 2023 Professional Development Workshops for mental health professionals looking to earn CEs are now open for registration. To learn more and register, click here.
It’s mid-August and there are, what feels like, many days left until the kiddos return to school. Camps are completed and vacations are now just (mostly) happy memories. How do we survive the next days with the kids while trying to do some work and stay cool, literally and symbolically? Well, as the Quakers say, “There is…Read More
So, your young child has graduated from pre-school and will soon be attending Kindergarten. Or perhaps your child did not attend pre-school and they are preparing for their first significant block of time away from you. First of all, Congratulations Mom and Dad! You have shepherded your child through their early developmental years. For some…Read More
Managing fear and anxiety at home in the shadow of the Ebola epidemic abroad can be a daunting task for some. Many people in the U.S. live with compromised immune systems and fear contagious diseases which can be devastating and possibly fatal. This recent Washington Times article may explain some of the reasons why fear…Read More
Staff Therapist Carol Blum, M.Ed, CAC, MFT, LPC works with mindfulness techniques. She also has 20 years experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, grief, health concerns, addiction, depression, anxiety, and serious mental illness. Research in neuroscience tells us that regular doses of gratitude can change the wiring of our brains just like regular doses of…Read More
Staff Therapist Carol Blum, M.Ed, CAC, MFT, LPC works with mindfulness techniques. She also has 20 years experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, grief, health concerns, addiction, depression, anxiety, and serious mental illness. Recommendations that will increase meaning and joy in your life, anytime. Strengthen relationships with people to whom you are closest. Intimacy…Read More