• “To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are”. –
    Regardless of your stage of life —adolescent or adulthood, you have the right to be who you are and feel comfortable in your skin.I am here to enlighten you that there Read more
  • From Surviving To Thriving
    Have you ever felt lonely, isolated, stuck, or like you didn’t belong with peers or family? Gender and sexuality can be a very silent and painful experience that many people struggle with Read more
  • Parenting In A Pandemic
    Parenting During a Pandemic As a whole, people are struggling to adjust to the constant changes that living through a pandemic brings. Parents, in particular, are finding themselves having to juggle Read more
  • Social Justice
    We at South Austin Counseling Services stand together in our grief and shock as we collectively witness one of the most defining periods in our lifetimes. This is a time Read more
  • Relationship Struggles? Counseling Can Help!
    The following are symptoms of relationship problems associated with a greatly increased probability of breakup or divorce: Communication breakdowns Repetition of arguments and past hurts Escalation of fights or an inability to solve Read more
  • Bullying
    Throughout history, humans have searched for love and acceptance, secure attachment and strong relationships.  Along the way, many don’t learn how to develop healthy relationships with ourselves and others. This Read more
  • Self-Care for School Counselors
    As a school counselor, you have a monumental job! The many demands on your time and attention come with lightening speed and an urgency many never experience on the job! Read more
  • The Power of Uncertainty
    The total agony of not knowing the future, not knowing if it really will be ok, and not knowing if we are making the right choices that will ultimately lead Read more
  • Back to School Madness
    It’s that time of year again! Already! So long, summer vacation, relaxation, sleeping in, and lounging by the pool… here comes homework, setting an alarm, and packing lunches. This time Read more
  • Are You Teaching Your Child Responsibility?
    Every morning, it was the same thing. At 6:00am, Cole’s mother would turn on the light, touch his brown hair, and say, “It’s time to get up for school. It’s Read more
  • Real-Life Skeletons in Your Closet
    Have you heard that Rhianna and Eminem song that came out a few years ago about being “friends with the voices inside of my head” and “get along with the Read more
  • Masks of Roles
    "What costume are you going to wear?" As Halloween approaches this question is being heard throughout most schools, offices, and homes. The deciding may be one of the harder choices Read more
  • Embracing the Ghost of Christmas Present
    A Christmas Carol is one of my favorite classic Christmas movies. Part of me just loves cranky old Ebenezer Scrooge and all his bah humbug grumpiness. I’ve found that in Read more
  • Dear American Veteran
    You don’t know me, but in a way you do.  I am an average American.  I have family and friends.  I work a full-time job and have responsibilities.  I also Read more
  • It's That Time Again - Back to School
    For parents, kids returning to school for the new school year is a bittersweet time. We’re ready for consistency, structure, free childcare, and by golly…a much-needed break! But also, we Read more
  • Keep Your New Year's Resolutions Alive
    It is hard to believe that we will turn the calendar page to February this week.  Where did the 1st month of 2017 go?  Ready or not, time marches on as Read more

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