CCD Counseling Staff in Denton, Decatur, Lewisville, and Farmers Branch

As a therapist who specializes in adolescents it certainly is a challenge to help with anxiety, specifically freshman anxiety. This year is certainly unique for me because it not only impacts me professionally but also within my own house, as my oldest child will be a High School freshman this year. In teaching the co-parenting class at CCD I reinforce with parents that necessity of … [Read more...]

Devaluing Average Since exiting my graduate program 17 years ago, I am astonished at the increase in the severity of mental illness among the children and teens I have served in both schools and private practice. I have certainly seen an increase in the incidence of self-injurious behavior and suicidal ideation. What has changed over the course of the past two decades? What … [Read more...]

(Clinical Supervisor : Rebekah dePeo-Christner) The month of October commonly brings to mind the festivities associated with celebrating Halloween. Many also know that October commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness and National Domestic Violence Awareness. In addition, the month of October commemorates Bullying Prevention Awareness. In order to prevent bullying, we must educate … [Read more...]