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Bullying = Poison – Clinical Care Consultants, Arlington Heights and Inverness

BULLYING = POISON by Cheri Spiczka, MA, LCPC Bullying is an epidemic that has been widespread in our society for a long time. It is a factor in the lives of about 95% of the young people I work with in therapy who come to me for treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, self-esteem issues, and […]

Time for Change and Growth – Clinical Care Consultants, Arlington Heights and Inverness

Time for Change and Growth – Be Resilient! by Greta Nielsen, MA, LCPC, NCC August and September are times of typical transition. Whether you’re wrapping up your summertime fun, the kids are going back to school, or perhaps returning to work yourself, change is inevitable. It’s how we respond to it that can help or hurt […]

Criticism versus Constructive Feedback: The Art of Empowerment & Affirmation. 12 Tips On How to Provide Supportive & Affirming Constructive Feedback

Criticism versus Constructive Feedback:  The Art of Empowerment & Affirmation 12 Tips On How to Provide Supportive & Affirming Constructive Feedback Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT “Angry and derogatory criticism is a statement about the critic and his anger than about you.”   Thanks to a recent piece of feedback, I feel compelled to say: There […]

WHO IS THAT TEEN WHO LIVES WITH YOU? by Cheri Spiczka. Arlington Hieghts IL Teen Counselor

 Who Is That Teen Who Lives With You by  Cheri Spiczka, MA, LCPC Clinical Care Consultants – Arlington Heights IL Counseling Center “Counselors Who Care” www.ClinicalCareConsultants.com Imagine you are rock climbing without a safety rope and you slip. Your foot slips from the rocky ledge holding all of your weight.  Your throat goes closed, your […]

Boy Who Was Afraid to Miss School Bus. Facing Anxiety Head-on. Katie Catherine Ness

Article Written by Chicago Tribune’s Heidi Stevens hstevens​@chicagotribune.com                           Heidi Stevens interviewed Clinical Care Consultants’ Catherine (Katie) Ness, M.A., LCPC  nessccc@gmail.com  Original Article on Chicago Tribune’s Site My friend Kim and I were talking the other day about a little boy she knows who was […]

Anger Turned Inside Out: New Perspective On Anger

Anger is hurt and fear of abandonment turned inside out. Anger is a secondary feeling that is often identified as the primary emotion. It, therefore, never communicates anything constructive. Behind every terrifying roar of anger is a hurt or frightened person who is ineffectively trying to get others to love, affirm and accept them. Anger […]

Why You Can’t Stand To Be Alone — And How To Learn To Love It

The Huffington Post  | By Alena Hall http://goo.gl/nfX5Te  Posted: 09/09/2014 8:25 am EDT Updated: 09/09/2014 9:01 am EDT For many of us, the idea of being alone conjures up a sense of dread. Maybe it’s the sense of boredom, or the feelings of isolation, or being forced to confront our own thoughts. In fact, a recent study in the journal Science showed […]

Helper, Don’t Forget to Help Yourself Too. Jen Weigel Interviews Ross Rosenberg about Boundaries

Lessons for Life by Jen Weigel JEN WEIGEL Bio | E-mail | Recent columns Helper, Don’t Forget to Help Yourself Too Sometimes being the one everyone turns to can wear on your emotions. It may be time to set some emotional boundaries  Emotional boundaries (Shane Hansen / E+ Photography via Getty Images) Jen Weigel Lessons for life December 17, 2013 […]

Male Grief: Invisible, Misunderstood, Unwanted

Male Grief: Invisible, Misunderstood, Unwanted By Rick Belden   Men and grief Posted on September 29, 2013 Male Grief: Invisible, Misunderstood, Unwanted Grief is an inevitable part of every human life, regardless of gender. It is also one of the great isolating forces in the lives of men. Male grief is all too often invisible, misunderstood, […]

It’s Never Too Late to Be Who You Might Have Been. Rosenberg Huffington Post Blog

Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost’s signature lineup of contributors Ross A. Rosenberg Professional trainer, Author and psychotherapist It’s Never Too Late to Be Who You Might Have Been (Hope for Codependents) Posted: 09/06/2013 10:49 am Relationship Advice, The Human Magnet Syndrome, Codependency, Love and Relationships, Love And Sex, Narcissism, Ross-Rosenberg, Healthy Living News We all come into this imperfect […]