Teens and Unhealthy Self Esteem

Major Tasks of Development One of the major tasks of adolescence is for the teenager to re-evaluate themselves. There are three main areas of evaluation:appearance, performance, and status. Teens conduct on a daily basis a self-evaluation of their functioning in these three areas. This self-evaluation helps create their self concept. Causes and Effects of Unhealthy …

Christian Marriages: Handling Conflict

Handling Conflict September 2008 Greetings! Conflict is common to all marriages. The goal of marriage is not to be conflict free, but rather handle conflict in a manner that a couple can make progress and draw closer together rather than be driven apart. Anatomy of Anger I can’t talk about handling conflict without addressing the …

Homework Hassles: Parenting Children 2 to 12

Homework Hassles August 2008 School is right around the corner and brings with it some new challenges that you were able to take a vacation from during the summer – specifically, homework hassles! 1-2-3 Magic! offers various techniques for handling these hassles; routine, natural consequences, assignment sheets, the PNP method, rough checkout and charting for …

Adolescence: Changes in Development

Parenting Teens: Weathering the Storm Changes In Thinking July 2008 Year This edition of the Stein Counseling E-Newsletter will focus on adolescent development and what every parent needs to know about their blooming young adults. Three Types of Teenagers Teenager development can be categorized into three types: Early Developers, Late Developers and Troubled Development. Early …

La Crosse Marriage Counseling

Marriage & Couples Counseling in La Crosse Our team of expert therapists and counselors are here to help restore lost nurturing and tenderness in your marriage. Formerly located in the heart of downtown La Crosse, we have relocated to Onalaska near Valley View Mall. Our new facility allows for onsite parking and easy access. Be …

Christian Marriages: Ephesians and 5.5 hours a week

Wisdom From the Book of Ephesians Greetings! Ephesians 5:28-30 says “So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, because we are members of …

Holmen, Onalaska, West Salem, Marriage Counseling

Marriage & Couples Couseling We have been serving the Coulee Region for the past 20 years, helping our neighbors develop stronger and loving marriages. Our team of professional counselors and therapists are well trained,   up to date on the latest research on marital therapy, and know what is functional and what is dysfunctional in …