Good Listening Skills

The 5 rules of good listening  1. Be warm and attentive. People have an instinctive feel for who wants to listen and who doesn’t. Unfortunately, most people don’t really talk to but at each other. Their conversations can be paraphrased as ‘Me, me, me,’ with the inevitable reply of ‘No, me, me, me.’ To actually listen to...

Does Talk Therapy Work?

Talk therapy (also known as psychotherapy) can be an important part of treatment for depression or bipolar disorder. A good therapist can help you cope with feelings, problem solve and change behavior patterns that may contribute to your symptoms. Talk therapy is not just “talking about your problems”; it is also working toward solutions. Some...

Importance of Sleep

Sleep is essential for a person’s health and well-being, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Yet millions of people do not get enough sleep and many suffer from lack of sleep. For example, surveys conducted by the NSF (1999-2004) reveal that at least 40 million Americans suffer from over 70 different sleep disorders and 60 percent of...

Supervised Visitations

Professional child visitation monitors are used to assist the courts with supervised visitation orders.  Professional supervised visitation provider (PSVP) reduce the stress on the child(ren) and provide a stable and safe environment for visitation.  The main purpose of a PSVP is to ensure the safety of all parties, protect the rights of children and provide...

Training with Dr. Georgia

The main purpose of a PSVP is to ensure the safety of all parties, protect the rights of children and provide the non-custodial parent access to the child(ren).  We have designed this training around the supervised visitation standards.  Once you have completed this training you will have a clear definition of what it means to...

Parent Training

Behavioral parent training programs have been used for many years and have been found to be very effective. Although many of the ideas and techniques taught in behavioral parent training are common sense parenting techniques, many parents need careful teaching and support to learn parenting skills and use them consistently. It can be very difficult...

Communication Skills

The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, family, and friends is essential. Workers in the digital age must know how to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as via phone, email, and social media. Good communication skills will help you earn the respect you deserve and open doors where they may have been closed...

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Individual counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, career changes, etc. Individual counseling (sometimes called psychotherapy, talk therapy, or treatment)...

Anger Management

What Is Anger? Anger is a very powerful emotion that can stem from feelings of frustration, hurt, annoyance, or disappointment. It is a normal human emotion that can range from slight irritation to strong rage. What Are the Dangers of Suppressed Anger? Suppressed anger can be an underlying cause of anxiety and depression. Anger that...

Life Coaching

Life coaching is not therapy. Coaches don’t work on past-based issues or traumas. Typically, life coaches are not psychologists or psychotherapists. If you start the process of life coaching and have not resolved a past issue, then it is very likely you will be referred to work with a therapist to resolve the issue. It...

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