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March 6, 2013: PCS, ACA and You

by Dr. David Reynolds, Pastoral Counseling Services Center Director What is Affordable Care Act (ACA)? In healthcare, much discussion, speculation, and confusion is happening around healthcare reform. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is making great changes in healthcare generally and…

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April 15, 2013: Common Themes in Couples Therapy

by Dr. David Reynolds, Pastoral Counseling Services Center Director In today’s hectic society, couples often find that their bond can be affected by expected and unexpected challenges. They can even undergo severe alterations to the loving, symbiotic relationship they once…

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June 4, 2013: Ready For a Full Nest?

by Dr. David Reynolds, Pastoral Counseling Services Center Director In early Summer, an interesting phenomenon happens. All of a sudden, children and teens are at home more when the school year ends and college students return home for the summer….

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August 20, 2013: EMDR Helps Ease Traumatic Memories

by Audrey Watjen, M.S.W., LICSW, Pastoral Counseling Services Psychotherapist The mental health profession loves acronyms. “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing” is a mouthful so it is just referred to as EMDR. EMDR was developed by psychologist, Francine Shapiro, PhD, in…

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September 2013: My Child is Anxious

by Cynthia Hogan, M.S.W., LICSW Pastoral Counseling Services My name is Cynthia Hogan and I’m a licensed clinical social worker, coming to Pastoral Counseling with a background in work with children and families. My first six months have been a…

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January 2014: Letter from the Director of Clinical Services

by Calvin Genzel, Ph.D, LP Pastoral Counseling Services Dear friend of Pastoral Counseling Services: As 2013 nears its end, we would like to thank you for your support of the many, varied services this organization offers to our local communities….

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February 2014: Finding Ways to End Emotional Suffering

Carol Knieriem is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. Who feels very fortunate to do my internship where the masters of Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strategic and Systemic Therapy and various Brief Therapies came to teach. Carol went into this…

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March 2014: Getting to Know Our Interns

Our students are expected to spend three days a week, during regular business hours here at PCS. Interns learn to provide intake and ongoing counseling or therapy for children, youth, and adults. Some basic skills are taught through regular supervision…

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March 2014: Interview with Dr. Carrie Doehring

How did you become interested the relationship between caring for self and caring for the world? I became interested in the role of compassion in caring for self and caring for the world after interviewing Vietnam veterans using Buddhist practices…

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May 2014: Ten Tips for Fair Arguing

“There are times when people just don’t agree, or as the saying goes, “we can agree to not agree,” said Doug Stephens, Ed.D., M.S.W., LICSW, a licensed social worker at Pastoral Counseling Services (PCS), an independent, non-profit counseling and consulting…

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