Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Mental Resiliency In Trauma Events With Kim Smith

SUMMARY: Life Tree Counselor Kim Smith talks with Kathleen and Phillip about the impact of traumatic events on a persons mental resiliency. Episode #51 | Kim Smith | Mental Resiliency During Trauma Speakers: Kathleen Mills-Proprietor, Counselor at Life Tree Counseling Phillip Crum-The Content Marketing Coach Kim Smith-Life Tree Counselor Kathleen Mills: Hi, Phillip. How are…

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Carrollton Springs Hospital’s VP of Marketing, Jeremy Hardy

SUMMARY: In this week’s podcast, hosts Phillip Crum and Kathleen Mills discuss details of the upcoming mental health professional conference, “Protect, Defend, and Equip.” Phillip and Kathleen also talk with guest Jeremy Hardy about the success of Carrollton Springs Hospital. Episode #7 | Kathleen Mills Talks With Jeremy Hardy, Carrollton Springs Hospital Speakers: Kathleen Mills-Proprietor,…

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ADD and ADHD | What Causes ADD in Kids? | Plano, TX

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Struggling with ADD and ADHD? As parents, we often fall into the dark pit of guilt.  Finding ourselves feeling guilty when in our perfect hindsight, we find our decisions did not result in the expected outcomes.  Accepting responsibility for other’s behaviors or attitudes also heaps on the burden of guilt. When we see our children…

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Dysfunctional Defined

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

Dysfunctional is usually defined as “Impaired or abnormal functioning,” and can apply to anything that simply does not work.  However, it is usually applied to relationships within a system and not to purely mechanical processes.  This is because particular structure defined as dysfunctional is not inoperative, but is simply badly adjusted to perform its function.…

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The Details of Asperger’s Syndrome

LaShondra Manning play therapy counselor

Hello, I am LaShondra Manning, a therapist at Lifetree specializing in treatment for teens and tweens.  While pursuing my doctorate degree, I’ve been able to study some of the more challenging diagnoses’ in the realm of therapeutic treatment, including Aspberger’s Syndrome. I have discovered a lot more about this syndrome recently, both through my intensive…

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Faith-Based Therapy: Does it Really Make a Difference?

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

Faith-Based Therapy Patients often ask me about the benefits that faith-based therapy offers over traditional therapy. Ultimately, the answer comes comes down to the individual, and how much faith factors into their daily lives. As therapists, we see many people seek our services because of some external circumstance, i.e., behavior of themselves or someone they…

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Journey Into Recovery – Segment Two: Getting Professional Help

Getting Professional Help on Your Journey to Recovery In my first segment of “Your Journey Into Recovery”, I provided a brief description of the addictive process and encouraged you to remain steadfast in your recovery efforts. It takes a great deal of courage to admit that your life is out of control because of an…

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ADHD: Combining Medication and Counseling

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Beyond the Individual ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, has a reach that extends far beyond the afflicted person.  Much as conversation and companionship is spread across each seat at the dinner table, so are the unique challenges and difficulties posed by the disorder “passed around” by loved ones and family members.  When the burden…

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