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  • Title: Valley Family Center
    Descriptive info: .. Contact Us.. FAQs.. Our Staff.. Help.. Sign In.. Home.. Programs.. Anger Management.. Appointments.. Counseling.. Domestic Violence.. Parent Education.. Services.. The Learning Center.. About Us.. About VFC.. Board of Directors.. Director's Message.. Our History.. Photos and Videos.. Privacy Policy.. Make a Donation.. Cars for Causes.. Contribute Online.. Club Card Programs.. Tree of Life.. Volunteer.. Our Wishlist.. Other Ways to Help.. Testimonials.. News.. FAQ's.. jtemplate.. ru - free templates joomla.. Facebook.. LinkedId.. Google Plus.. YouTube.. Categories.. Confidentiality.. Counseling Program.. Donate.. Learning Center.. Our Services.. Photos.. Special Services.. Videos.. Popular.. Previous.. Next.. 1.. 2.. 3.. Thank you for considering supporting our work.. Your.. Privacy Policy and Confidentiality Counseling.. The Learning Center at Valley Family Center was.. We Offer a Wide Variety of Programs Services at Valley.. Valley Family Center offers numerous options within.. Our Domestic Violence Survivor’s Support Group is an.. Chairman makes appeal to build a reserve Jay.. Friends, As I begin my first year as.. What to Expect Every therapy session is.. Our Staff The staff at Valley Family Center.. DYNAMICS OF ANGER • We become angrier when.. Did you know that at VFC.. • In 2012 Valley.. 2013 Spring Fundraising Spring 2013 Annual.. We are pleased to invite you to the Valley Family.. About us.. Donate Online.. Your contribution is absolutely vital.. Without public support, the valuable work of Valley Family Center would be impossible.. Just as  ...   Services.. Group Therapy for Adults Survivors of Abuse.. Group Therapy for Children Survivors of Abuse.. Group Therapy for Adolescents Survivors of Abuse.. Anger Management Groups.. Sexual Abuse Awareness Program.. Parenting Classes.. The learning Center focuses on the development of strong basic skills.. Math Tutoring.. Science Tutoring.. Reading and Composition.. Building Self-esteem.. Personal Responsibility.. Development of Positive Social Skills.. Our Therapy Services.. Valley Family Center is a place where you can talk confidentially with a professional counselor who respects and understands your needs.. • Adult Individual Therapy.. • Child and Adolescent Therapy.. • Play / Art Therapy.. • Marital / Couples Therapy.. • Family Therapy.. • Group Therapy.. Therapy can be short-term, focusing on a specific issue, or longer-term, addressing more complex issues or ongoing personal growth.. Mission Statement.. Valley Family Center is dedicated to providing counseling and educational services to facilitate personal growth, strengthen the family unit and protect human dignity for all persons in need.. An appointment is made by telephoning (818) 365-8588 or by coming directly to the Valley Family Center.. Sessions.. During the initial appointment to the Valley Family Center, visitors will receive an initial intake forms and the OQ questionnaire to complete.. In order to maintain feelings of trust and safety, visits to the Valley Family Center are considered confidential.. About.. Events.. Our staff.. Site Design by Jorge Villalba.. Valley Family Center 2014 .. Privacy policy..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: find us.. View Larger Map.. Address:.. 302 S.. Brand Blvd.. San Fernando.. California.. USA.. Email:.. This email address is being protected from spambots.. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Phone:.. (818) 365-8588.. Fax:.. (818) 898-3382.. get in touch.. Message:.. Send Email..

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  • Title: FAQs
    Descriptive info: Frequently asked questions.. Share.. Q?.. Does Valley Family Center accept MediCal or insurance?.. A.. Valley Family Center does not accept Medical or HMO insurance.. We do accept some PPO insurance.. It is best for you to call your insurance company and ask if they cover “mental health services.. Please also ask if there are any other requirements for the providing agency, for example, if they require that the therapist be licensed.. Gather as much information as possible before calling Valley Family Center to make an appointment.. How many sessions do I need to commit to or take?.. Each case is different so there is no set number of sessions a client must complete.. The case is closed when a client decides to stop coming or when the therapist and client both agree that they have come to a point of success.. Is Valley Family Center open on the weekends?.. No, Valley Family Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.. m.. to 9:00 p.. and on Friday from 9:00 a.. to 2:00 p.. We are closed on the weekend.. Can I make an appointment for my spouse/friend/adult children?.. No, all appointments must be done by the individual adult requesting the services unless they are a minor (younger than18 years old) in which case a parent or guardian is to make the appointment.. Can I cancel my appointment on that same  ...   case properly.. What is the minimum age for a child to receive therapy?.. The minimum age for a child to receive individual or group counseling is 5 years old.. Is Valley Family Center court approved?.. Yes Valley Family Center is court approved and if you give us a signed consent we will work with your social worker or probation officer to provide any court paperwork needed.. In which other languages besides English does Valley Family Center provide services?.. All of our services are provided in both English and Spanish.. If I have no income can I receive free services?.. Valley Family Center is a non-profit agency that strives to provide quality services to all people regardless of income.. However, in order to do so, we must charge something for all services received.. In most cases, the fee does not cover the cost of the service and we must rely on donations, foundation grants, and contributions from businesses and corporations in order to be able to provide these services.. Is Valley Family Center a medical clinic?.. No, Valley Family Center is a counseling center.. We do not provide any medical services.. Does Valley Family Center have another location besides the one in San Fernando?.. No, Valley Family Center only has one location which is located at 302 S.. Brand Blvd, San Fernando CA.. 91340.. donationxxxxdomesticviolence.. Amount.. $25.. 00.. $50.. $100.. $200.. $..

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  • Title: Our Staff
    Descriptive info: The staff at Valley Family Center consists of licensed MFT therapists as well as interns and trainees under licensed supervision who provide therapy to clients.. Credentialed teachers and professionally trained group facilitators and staff provide the remaining services at the center.. Many of staff are bilingual and programs are provided in English and Spanish to meet the linguistic needs of our clients.. Management Team:.. Gary Bessler, Executive Director.. Roxie Adame De Leija, Office Manager.. Debbie Cohan-Dery, M.. S.. , LMFT, Clinical Supervisor.. Mary Henriques, MPH, Development Director.. Irma Hererra, Bookkeeper.. Maria Leyva, Domestic Violence Program Coordinator.. Rebecca Peterson, PsyD, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor.. Sister Carmel Somers, M.. ED.. , Learning Center Director.. Our Counseling Staff.. The Valley Family Center counseling staff is comprised of psychologists, licensed marriage and family therapists, and MFT interns, and trainees.. The training and areas of expertise for the clinical staff vary, yet are consistent with the training and approaches generally utilized in the fields of clinical and counseling psychology.. The staff at Valley Family Centers are experts in using different counseling approaches to assist our clients with a variety of concerns.. This page will provide you a little more information about our staff as people, because this can sometimes help clients feel more comfortable coming to the Center.. Meet Our Staff here.. Gary Bessler.. Executive Director.. "I'm honored to be working with so many talented and dedicated people".. Aida Cortez.. Receptionist.. "Valley Family Center has allowed me to pursue my passion of helping victims of Domestic Violence".. Lorena Tercero-Villalba.. Licensed MFT Therapist.. "It is a privilege to work at VFC and help others by providing adequate tools for positive change".. Cinthia Leon.. MFT Intern  ...   at VFC gives me the chance to help people and see them make such significant, positive changes in their lives.. Libertad Medina.. Group Facilitator.. "Helping others is my mission, accomplishing to help is a privilege.. Thank you Valley Family Center for giving me this opportunity".. Marisol Nuñez.. "It is truly an honor to be part of valley family center… I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with people in need.. Carlos Ortiz.. It is truly an honor to be part of valley family center… I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with people in need.. Debbie Duckworth.. “No matter who you are, what you did, where you've come from, you can still be a better version of yourself.. ”.. Roxie Adame De Leija.. Office Manager.. "I am indeed honored to be part of Valley Family Center, and helping families in need".. Irma Herrera.. Bookkeeper.. "My heart fills with joy to see with what happiness children come to the center.. Maria Leyva.. Domestic Violence Coordinator.. "People who are afraid often use their anger to hide their fear".. Carolina Romero.. "Working at VFC has blessed me with the opportunity to work with all ages in an art therapeutic environment.. Karina Santillo.. "I am truly inspired by the courageous women at Valley Family Center.. I feel honored to be a part of their journey.. Sr.. Carmel Somers.. Learning Center Director.. "Valley Family Center is a place of love, kindness, generosity, and care".. Bonnie J.. Mendoza.. "I look forward to joining the Valley Family Center team in July.. Debbie Dery.. Clinical Supervisor.. "Working and supervising at VFC fulfills me both clinically and personally.. It is truly a blessing"..

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  • Title: Make a Donation
    Descriptive info: Volunteer With Us!.. Volunteers are stars at Valley Family Center! Volunteer at Valley Family Center individually or with your work or school group and help others in need!.. Currently, volunteers are needed to help with the following tasks:.. • Tutoring a child or teen in the Learning Center.. • Fundraising events—solicit in kind and monetary donations, help with mailings and with setting up / running the event.. • Bulk mailings.. • Administrative tasks—answering phones, filing, shredding, data entry.. • Bookeeping.. • Interested in doing something else? Contact us with your ideas!.. Valley Family Center has a variety of opportunities for staff, volunteers and interns.. Please contact us at 818-365-8588 for more information on current openings.. Call Us Today!.. Mail us a Check.. Contribute to Valley Family Center by sending us a check by mail or in person to:.. Valley Family Center.. Brand Blvd.. San Fernando, CA 91340.. Tax ID # 95-4105054.. Cars 4 Causes.. Are you looking to get rid of your old car, truck, boat, RV or motorcycle? Looking to make a tax-free donation? Arrange a pick up with Cars4Causes, designate Valley Family Center, and the value of the car will be donated to Valley Family Center.. The vehicle may be refurbished and sold or donated to a family in need.. • Donate online.. Click Here.. • Or call 1-800-766-CARE (800-766-2273).. Choose a program.. Now you can contribute to a specific program that you would like to make a dontaion to.. The money that is donated will be used only towards that program.. There are more than one program that you can choose to make a donation.. choose a family.. Would you like to help out a family instead of a specific program? Well now you can do that.. Simply click on any of the  ...   staff.. Helps us expand programs and outreach in the community.. Community Services.. Helps us provide additional therapeutic services to children and adolescents.. Helps us support children in need of specialized services.. Helps us provide our clients with affordable therapy services.. Helps us provide tutoring services to kids in our community.. Helps us provide educational support programs such as school counseling services to our local schools.. Ways for you to donate to VFC.. Donate Using Paypal.. Paypal.. It's free to use and we receive the donation the same day.. Paypal accepts all major credit cards.. Donate today!.. Donate your car.. Arrange a pick up with Cars4Causes, designate Valley Family Center, and the value of the car will be donated to Valley Family Center.. Club Card Rewards.. Valley Family Center.. Sign up.. HERE.. to link your Ralphs Club giving to Valley Family Center.. Valley Family Center’s ID number is.. 81861.. Click on the Ralphs logo above to download a letter, and take to Ralphs.. Send us a Check.. By mail or in person.. FUNDRAISING.. COM.. Our Wish List.. Items for our Families in Need.. Gift Card for grocery and department stores.. Bath, beauty and personal hygiene products.. Items for our Children's Programs.. Refreshments.. New Books.. Complete, gently used board games.. Small figurines.. Art materials (clay, pastels, paper, crayons, smocks, etc.. ).. Large clipboards for writing/drawing surfaces.. Easels.. Arts and crafts supplies.. Items to Help us Serve our Clients.. 8.. 5 x 11 Copy Paper (white and assorted colors).. Office Supplies (toner, file folders, staples, etc.. Cleaning supplies.. Items for our Fundraisers.. Gift Baskets.. Artwork.. Tickets to sporting events.. Gift Cards.. Tickets to Theatre, Sporting and Special Events.. donate to a specific program.. Anger Management Program.. Domestic Violence Program.. Help out a Family in need.. Parent Education Program.. Services Program..

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  • Title: Login
    Descriptive info: User Name.. Password.. Remember me.. Log in.. Forgot your password?.. Forgot your username?.. Don't have an account?..

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  • Title: Valley Family Center
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  • Title: Programs
    Descriptive info: We Offer a Wide Variety of Programs.. Services at Valley Family Center include individual, couples, family and group counseling, as well as counseling for specific issues pertaining to child abuse, separation and loss, depression and anxiety.. Valley Family Center also provides a variety of other groups and services throughout the course of the year in response to different needs that may arise in the community.. In the past, this has included support group for bereavement issues, for single fathers, adults abused as children, couples communication groups, male victims of domestic violence and adolescents survivors of abuse.. Please feel free to call us and make an appointment and let us find the best way to help you.. Valley Family Center provides trained staff to make presentations on a variety of topics to schools, businesses, senior citizens centers, parks and recreation centers, etc.. Topics include:.. Domestic violence—identifying, reporting, resources for perpetrators and victims.. Techniques for dealing with post-traumatic stress.. Child abuse—recognizing, reporting and resources for victims.. Stress management.. Parent education presentations and tips for positive discipline techniques.. Job training preparation.. Health fair.. Rent a MEETING ROOM for your next business meeting!.. For more information or to request a special presentation topic, please call Gary Bessler at 818-365-8588.. Art Therapy.. Sexual Abuse Awareness for Non-Offending Parents.. The focus of this group is to provide therapy and support to the non-offending parent who has experienced sexual abuse to their child.. The group provides therapy and education regarding sexual abuse behaviors, offender dynamics, and grief and family dynamics specific to sexual abuse.. A significant factor in this group is to help the parent learn safety planning and red flags.. Following a fourteen-week curriculum, non-offending parents participate in group therapy to better understand their role in their child's recovery from sexual abuse as well as counseling to help them process their own feelings  ...   a time to explore who you are, to develop friendships and to prepare for making childhood dreams for your future come true.. However, these can be difficult years.. Group Counseling.. Group Counseling focuses on meeting individual needs and goals in a setting with multiple clients at once.. Group counseling has many benefits including: having social support, relating to other people, recognizing that one is not alone, minimizing financial payment, and seeing what has or has not worked for others.. Group counseling empowers many individuals with a common concern to express their problems, identify obstacles to overcoming these, and develop a plan for success.. These groups provide interaction with other people experiencing the same concerns, but in a therapeutic environment, with a professional acting as a mediator.. Survivors of Abuse.. Support Groups for Women, Children and Adolecents.. Services for survivors’ of abuse have also expanded considerably and include case management, support groups, and individual therapy for women and their young children and adolescents who are attempting to heal past wounds and make a new start in their lives.. The Center provides a secure place where the clients can process, explore, and define past abusive relationships; therefore, they will gain tools and methods to establish a stable environment for themselves and their families.. The Center encourages the clients to evaluate their own personal needs, to which then they are supported to discover their independence, communal potential, and finally their TRUE SELF.. Anger Management Support Groups.. The Valley Family Center maintains one of the largest programs in the San Fernando Valley for perpetrators of domestic violence with over 12 management groups for both men and women held each week.. The anger management program provides services for approximately 400 individuals each year as the Valley Family Center attempts to help break the vicious cycle of violence in the lives of many families..

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  • Title: Anger Management
    Descriptive info: DYNAMICS OF ANGER.. • We become angrier when we are stressed and body resources are down.. • We are rarely ever angry for the reasons we think.. • We are often angry when we didn't get what we needed as a child.. • We often become angry when we see a trait in others we can't stand in ourselves.. • Underneath many current angers are old disappointments, traumas, and triggers.. • Sometimes we get angry because we were hurt as a child.. • We get angry when a current event brings up an old unresolved situation from the past.. • We often feel strong emotion when a situation has a similar content, words or energy that we have felt before.. Source: Get Your Angries Out.. PAY ATTENTION TO THE WAY ANGER FEELS IN YOUR BODY.. • Knots in your stomach.. • Clenching your hands or jaw.. • Feeling clammy or flushed.. • Breathing faster.. • Headaches.. • Pacing or needing to walk around.. • “Seeing red”.. • Having trouble concentrating.. • Pounding heart.. • Tensing your shoulders.. Get Help.. “The anger management class has helped me see things from a different perspective.. I feel like a better person because of what I have learned and the positive changes I have made.. ”.. ~Anger Management Client.. ANGER MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS.. By working with perpetrators of domestic violence as well as victims and children, we strive to break the cycle of violence in families and the community.. Valley Family Center provides a 52-week; county certified anger management program, as well as counseling and case management for perpetrators of domestic violence.. The program is one of the largest in the Valley, with 14 support groups that meet weekly.. Classes and support groups are led by an instructor with certified anger management training.. Learning how to manage your anger is one of the most important ways you can change your life in a positive manner.. Many people who cannot control their anger go to anger management support groups.. The groups are on-going and may be joined at any time.. In the interest of keeping members of our groups safe, and retain the integrity of our groups, we interview new members before admitting them into the group.. These groups are open to both mandated and voluntary participants.. Please call the Center at 818-365-8588 and make an appointment.. Click DONATE to help this program.. Quotes.. For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson.. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.. -- Buddha.. The following are signs that an anger management evaluation may be appropriate:.. A pattern of saying harsh things  ...   without being verbally or physically abusive.. Even if someone is pushing your buttons, you always have a choice about how to respond.. Anger management is about learning to suppress your anger.. Never getting angry is not a good goal.. Anger is normal, and it will come out regardless of how hard you try to suppress it.. Anger management is all about becoming aware of your underlying feelings and needs and developing healthier ways to manage upset.. Rather than trying to suppress your anger, the goal is to express it in constructive ways.. ANGER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES.. The following is a summary of Dr.. Fiore and Dr.. Novick’s eight anger management techniques:.. Anger Management Technique #1 — Recognize Stress.. This anger control tool emphasizes the importance of understanding how stress underlies anger and how to reduce stress before it turns into anger.. Anger Management Technique #2 — Develop Empathy.. This anger control skill focuses on the relationship between empathy and anger management and how one can reduce his/her anger by learning how to see things from the perspective of others.. Anger Management Technique #3 — Respond Instead of React.. This anger management technique enables one to respond rather than automatically react to anger/stress triggers.. Human beings have the capacity to choose how to express their anger and therefore can learn new ways to more effectively communicate their needs, feelings or requests.. Anger Management Technique #4 — Change That Conversation With Yourself.. This anger control technique involves learning to recognize and modify one’s inner conversations.. Learning to change that “self-talk” empowers you to deal with anger more effectively in terms of how strongly you feel the anger, how long you hold onto your anger, and how you express your anger.. Anger Management Technique #5 — Communicate Assertively.. This anger management skill is about being able to honestly and effectively communicate how you feel and to respond to things without getting angry or hostile about it.. Anger Management Technique #6 — Adjust Expectations.. Anger is often triggered by a discrepancy between what we expect and what we get.. Learning to adjust those expectations—sometimes upward and other times downward—can help us cope with difficult situations or people or even cope with ourselves.. Anger Management Technique #7 — Forgive, but Don't Forget!.. Resentment is a form of anger that does more damage to the holder than the offender.. Making a decision to “let go” (while still protecting ourselves) is often a process of forgiveness—or at least acceptance—and a major step toward anger control.. Anger Management Technique #8 — Retreat and Think Things Over!.. This anger management tool consists of removing yourself from the situation and taking a temporary “time- out” while sticking to some basic rules that are described in Dr.. Novick’s acclaimed book, Anger Management for the 21st Century..

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  • Title: Appointments
    Descriptive info: What to Expect.. Every therapy session is unique and caters to each individual or couple and their specific goals.. It is standard to discuss the primary issues and concerns in your life during therapy sessions.. There may be times when you are asked to take certain actions outside of the therapy sessions, such as reading a relevant book or keeping records to track certain behaviors.. It is important to process what has been discussed and integrate it into your life between sessions.. For therapy to be most effective you must be an active participant, both during and between the sessions.. People seeking psychotherapy are willing to take responsibility for their actions, work towards self-change and create greater awareness in their lives.. Making an Appointment.. An appointment is made by telephoning (818) 365-8588 or coming by the center.. Valley Family Center is open Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.. - 8:00 p.. Friday from 8:30 a.. – 2:00 p.. Counseling is by appointment only.. Every effort will be made to schedule an appointment at the earliest time available and at the client’s convenience.. Clients are asked to call 24 hours prior to the scheduled appointment time if they are unable to keep their appointment.. A staff member will ask you for some basic information and a brief description of your problems in order to select the most appropriate therapist to help you.. Fees.. In order to accommodate the needs of clients with limited  ...   private information by clients with their therapist.. No one outside the center is given any information regarding what is revealed in counseling or even that a client has made an appointment to see a therapist unless we have written permission to do so.. In order to provide the best possible service to meet a client’s needs, Licensed Professional therapist, therapist intern, therapist trainee, and faculty supervisors Valley Family Center may consult with each other.. These consultations are for professional purposes only and are aimed at providing the best possible care for all clients.. The consultant is, of course, also legally bound to keep the information confidential.. There are some situations in which we are legally required to take action to protect others from harm, even though that requires revealing some information about a client's treatment.. For example, if we believe that a child (under the age of 18YO), an elderly person (over 65YO), or a disabled person is being abused, we must file a report with the appropriate state agency.. Also, if we believe that a client is immediately and seriously dangerous to himself/herself or to an identifiable third person, we are legally required to try to keep the client and others safe.. Lastly, an exception to confidentiality may occur when disclosure is made necessary by legal proceedings.. These situations rarely arise.. Should such a situation occur, we would make every effort to fully discuss it with you before taking any action..

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  • Title: Counseling
    Descriptive info: THERAPY EXPECTATIONS.. Here are some things you can expect out of therapy:.. • Compassion, respect and understanding.. • Perspectives to illuminate persistent patterns and negative feelings.. • Real strategies for enacting positive change.. • Effective and proven techniques along with practical guidance.. Advice for Parents of Teens.. - Listen and reflect.. Not all situations require you to give advice.. Sometimes teens just want to be heard.. -Ask “what would you like to see different?”.. -There isn’t always a need to give a similar story to gain credibility to your teen, listening is sometimes enough.. -As difficult as it can be, try not to be quick to judge.. -Less is more; speaking with your teen doesn’t need to drag on for a long period of time.. Signs that you could benefit from therapy include:.. - You feel an overwhelming, prolonged sense of helplessness and sadness.. -Your problems don't seem to get better despite your efforts and help from family and friends.. -You find it difficult to concentrate on work assignments or to carry out other everyday activities.. -You worry excessively, expect the worst or are constantly on edge.. If you are experiencing any of this signs, give us a call, we are here to help you.. “We are so thankful and grateful to come to the Center with our marriage challenge.. We feel we have learned a lot from each other and grown a lot during our sessions.. It has really helped us develop a more hope filled outlook”.. Couple who received marital therapy.. We all encounter difficult moments in our lives; times when we feel a need for support, guidance, and simply someone to listen to the many problems that arise.. Perhaps you’ve been feeling down, lonely, or  ...   of our clients.. HELP is only a telephone call away.. Please call (818) 365-8588 to schedule an appointment.. If you would like to help this program, click on the DONATE button below.. • Adult Individual Therapy.. • Child and Adolescent Therapy.. • Play / Art Therapy.. • Marital / Couples Therapy.. • Family Therapy.. WHEN TO SEEK THERAPY.. Recognizing the need for professional help is a good first step towards improvement.. Therapy can be of real benefit, providing help for a wide range of problems such as:.. Academic Performance.. Crisis and Stress Management.. Abuse: Sexual / Physical / Domestic Violence.. Anxiety / Fears / Phobias.. Depression / Mood Disorders.. Relationship Conlicts.. Sexual Assault.. Suicidal Thoughts.. Parenting Issues.. Postpartum Depression.. Family Issues.. Grief / Death.. Court- DCFS Ordered.. Communication Difficulties.. Crisis Intervention.. Divorce Issues.. PTSD.. our licensed staff.. Nutrition and Mental Health.. There is a researched and proven connection between nutrition, exercise, and mental health.. Depression and Anxiety are two of the most prevalent conditions found in Clients seeking Individual Therapy.. The symptoms of these conditions have been found to be partially alleviated by a change in nutrition and exercise habits.. Many times therapy, in conjunction with these changes, helps restore individuals to their best mental health.. While most of the depression and anxiety experienced by the average client extends far beyond nutritional and exercise deficiencies, this is a great place to start and take charge of your mental health.. Making sure that your body is properly nourished will only enhance the benefits of Individual Therapy and help you feel good.. NUTRITION AND MENTAL HEALTH RECOMMENDED READING.. Nutrition and the Brain.. Read more.. Diet and Mental Health.. resources for parents of teens:.. Drug Abuse.. eating disorders.. Self Harm.. Depression/Anxiety..

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