The Communication "Gold Standard"

I want to share with you all an amazing resource that I discovered recently. Some of you might be familiar with the conflict resolution philosophy and system developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD, called “Non-Violent Communication”. This perspective on human needs, feelings, and communication was first articulated in the 1960’s during the civil rights era, and it has been used all …

A Key to Success in Therapy

I want to share with you something that has helped many of my clients, teens and families, achieve positive changes in therapy. It may sound simple, even cliché, but learning to set clear goals and stay focused on them often makes the difference between success and long, drawn out struggles. Often, when teens come in for therapy they have a …

During and Post-Residential Treatment Counseling

“My Son is In Residential Treatment. Now What?” by Marcus Moore, MFT Sending your teen to a residential treatment center is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make. This post is for those parents who have already made that choice. I want to talk a little about seeking support for yourself while your son is in a residential or …