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

Do you have a disability? Do you know someone with a disability? Maybe you work with someone living with a disability. Or maybe you know someone who doesn’t understand what having a disability means. We often have misconceptions about other people’s knowledge, skills, and abilities, especially those of people with disabilities. How can we change this? Becoming aware of how a … [Read more...]

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...]