Monthly Archives: April 2013

Column Image A Parent’s Guide to Managing the Transition to College with Your Son/Daughter, Part I

There are many milestones in our life that lead us to pause and reflect on our changing roles; becoming a parent and then seeing them grow into adulthood are two of those milestones.  In “another life” I had the pleasure of working in university settings, experiencing and witnessing the process … Continue reading >




Posted in Children, Family |

Column Image Therapy Changes Joins the San Diego Victim Assistance Coordinating Council in Recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Each April since 1981, the US Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has recognized National Crime Victims’ Rights Week to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s Crime Victims’ Week will be April 21-27. The theme is “New Challenges; New Solutions.” This theme reflects both … Continue reading >




Posted in Grief, Stress |

Column Image What Do Dreams Mean?

Have you ever had a dream so vivid and realistic that you had the sense that it had actually happened? If the answer is ‘yes,’ then you are not alone. For some, dreams can be so powerful that they find themselves thinking of the dream for days, or even weeks … Continue reading >




Posted in Sleep/Relaxation |

Column Image Stress Free Tax Day

It’s that time of year again.  Uncle Sam has arrived.  As April 15th approaches, many individuals feel an increase in stress about the uncertainty of the outcome of their taxes.  Historically, money has been a national concern.  According to the American Psychological Association (2009), 80% of Americans perceive the current … Continue reading >




Posted in Personal Improvement, Stress |

Column Image How to Establish Healthy Boundaries

Most of us generally like to help others.  This might include offering assistance or being accommodating to the needs of others.  But, there are occasions when what we think is helping someone, may actually be hurting them.  Sometimes the nicest act we can do for another person is to set … Continue reading >




Posted in Personal Improvement, Relationships |