What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Romance or heartbreaking pressure? Did you even get a chance to pack away your Christmas decorations before you were bombarded by another holiday? Valentine’s Day is considered the most romantic holiday of the year, but for many, it represents weeks of needless, often overwhelming pressure to come [...]
By Joe Kort|2022-01-31T20:30:41+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Couples Counseling|Comments Off on What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Romance or heartbreaking pressure?
Help your kids cope with anxiety I have a daughter in the first grade. I’m anticipating the many life challenges she will face – bullying, body image, looking different, acting different, homelife problems, LGBTQ concerns, peer pressure, and so much more. Right now, our kids are trying to understand and cope with the Oxford [...]
By Joe Kort|2022-01-26T19:52:41+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Parents: you can help your kids cope with anxiety
Envy and jealousy are not interchangeable You and your partner have been arguing all day. At a dinner party that evening, you observe another couple happily talking, laughing and clearly enjoying each other’s company. You think to yourself, “why can’t that be us? I wish we could be that happy.” You are envious. In [...]
By Joe Kort|2021-12-01T18:36:09+00:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Couples Counseling|Comments Off on The tragedy at Oxford High School – how parents can help their kids overcome the emotional trauma of an active shooting incident
Grief is complicated … and can be good for you When we hear the word grief, we automatically think someone has died. In fact, if you search the internet for articles on grief, most talk about dealing with the death of a loved one. Grief is a natural response to loss. This loss can [...]