Posts Categorized: family

How is Your Uniqueness a Strength?

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Many people hate being different. But what if being different is exactly where all the opportunities for success and happiness start? This is not a made up tease. According to Gallup Research everyone has talent and some people have cultivated their talents into their STRENGTHS. People who use their strengths are happier and more satisfied… Read more »

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness offering Counseling and Therapy in Mandeville and Metairie

Posted by & filed under Addiction Counseling Metairie, Bipolar, family, Group Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness has a second location in Metairie to provide individual, family and group therapy for New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and the surrounding areas. Our office on Metairie Road is easy to reach from Uptown, Downtown, or Metairie. Appointments are available for new clients as well as for the convenience of… Read more »

Dr Andre, What is Collaborative Divorce?

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Collaborative Divorce is a team-based process with the purpose of providing a non-litigious and efficient process for couples who are divorcing.  It is structured very differently than what most people think of in a traditional divorce process.  There are 6 team members trained in the process: two attorneys, two therapists who serve as coaches, a… Read more »

Parents, children & technology

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The other day my friend came to me because she found porn on her ten year old daughter’s iPod Touch and she didn’t know what to do. Technology has made life easier, multitasking more convenient, but it has also given children and adolescents access to a greater number of things that they shouldn’t be exposed… Read more »

Child Behavioral Problems: How Family Counseling Can Help

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Too often parents send children with behavioral problems to individual counseling without recognizing the crucial role they play in remedying the problem.  When looking at counseling from a systemic approach, you recognize that children are largely a product of their environments.  As individuals in a family, we all play a role based on the roles… Read more »