Yearly Archives: 2015



[officers-table shortnames=”mariezubiate” positiontitle=”Therapist” officertitle=”Phone” contactform=”http://ccdcounseling.com/contact/”] (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 […]

Bully Bystanders Unite Week




The law defines truancy as the failure to attend school and Texans live in one of the toughest states for parents and their children by making truancy a criminal act. With this tough love approach, you would expect Texans to have understood and solved the truancy issue but unfortunately this […]

Decriminalizing Truancy






We all want our children to be “well-raised,” which is short hand for growing up to be well adjusted, content, productive and responsible. We want strangers to meet our twenty-something children and later say to one another, “Well they were raised well.” My mom points out that when they were […]

Good Parenting is a Learned Skill