Category Archives: Relationship with Others

Quieting the Inner Critic: Teens and Self Hate. Lessons from Colbie Callait’s “Try”

 by Lauren Angel, MA, LLPC Being recognized is a value for all of us, but for teens, it is all they see. Am I enough? Not just enough for myself, but “Am I enough FOR THEM?” In the process of … Continue reading

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School Time A-B-C’s

by Mary McKheen, ACSW Parents, are you ready?  Ready or not, it’s time!  The new school year has started. For some parents the new school year spells R-E-L-I-E-F.  The kids being gone all day allows parents more time to accomplish … Continue reading

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The Gift of Receiving Love: Why Mother Theresa Might Have Struggled in a Partnership

by Dr. Tim Hogan I used to be surprised when charismatic and hard-working church volunteers and leaders showed up in my office with serious marital problems. Not anymore. The truth is that  many of us, including religious and helping professionals, … Continue reading

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Handling Unexpected Disclosure

 by Randy Hermann, MA, LPC, CSAT The discovery of a spouse’s infidelity, whether it involves physical/emotional contact with  another person or pornographic images, can be one of the most painful, traumatizing life events one can experience. It can also be one of … Continue reading

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How to Keep Families Connected

by Tim Hogan, Victoria Coyne and the St. Paul Parish Mom’s Group It is now clear from the research that the key to growing a healthy marriage and raising healthy kids centers around our ability to stay emotionally connected, especially during … Continue reading

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Pan-Handlers: What Would Jesus Do?

by Victoria Coyne and Tim Hogan “Whatever you did for the least of my brothers, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40 We are all aware of the increase in the number of people standing on corners in our community looking … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey: How to Get Amazing Sexual Passion without Reading Poison

by Tim Hogan A friend recently asked me, “Tim, I want to get my wife to read 50 Shades of Grey so she’ll want more sex and improve our stale sex life. What do you think?” I told him what … Continue reading

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