Chemical Dependency:

  • A Tough Pill to Swallow: An Overview of Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Against the Odds; An Overview of Gambling Addiction
  • It’s Not the Brady Bunch: Family Effects of Addiction
  • Don’t Get In A Huff: An Overview of Inhalant Abuse
  • Double Jeopardy: Dual Diagnosis, Chemical Dependency and Mental Illness
  • Growing Like A Weed: The Marijuana Epidemic
  • An Overview of Bath Salts & Synthetic Drugs: More than a Calgon Moment
  • Sobering Thoughts: Substance Abuse in Adolescence
  • Stages of Change: A New Paradigm in Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Standing on Thin Ice: Methamphetamine Use and Child Welfare
  • The Naked Truth: The Controversies of Sex and Porn Addiction
  • An Overview of Co-Dependency: The Need to be Needed
  • When the Cradle Rocks: The Consequences of Prenatal Drug Exposure

Clinical Issues:

  • A-D-D: What Does it Add up to? An Overview of Attention Deficit Disorders
  • A Matter of Life and Death: Suicide Assessment
  • Buried Beyond Belief: An Overview of Hoarding Behaviors
  • Child’s Play: Therapeutic Use of Play for Abused and Neglected Children
  • Diagnosis Unknown: A Layman’s Guide to Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Family Strategic Therapy: It’s All Relative
  • Going Two Extremes: An Overview of Childhood Bipolar Disorder
  • Going Viral: Safety in Cyberspace
  • Healing the Hunger: Recognition and Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Handle with Care: Working with the Traumatized Child
  • I Can’t Forget It: PTSD in Children
  • Male Call: Working with Men in the Child Welfare System
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Love Thy Self
  • No Longer Alone: An Overview of Autism
  • Lesson in Loss: Children and Grief
  • Love Thy Self: Working with Narcissistic Personality Disorders
  • Messages in Mourning: Addressing the Grief of Addiction
  • Searching for Happily Ever After: An Overview of Depressive Disorders
  • Surviving the Tug of War: The Impact of Divorce on Children
  • Talk to the Hand: Working with the Oppositional Defiant Child
  • The Broken Bond: Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • The DSM 5: The Dawning of a New Era in Mental Health Diagnoses
  • The Emotional Hurricane: An Overview of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • The First Cut Is The Deepest: An Overview of Self-Injurious Behaviors
  • The Power of Forgiveness in Counseling: Water Under the Bridge
  • The Worry Web: Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • What do We do with Axis II? An Overview of Personality Disorders
  • Working with the Oppositional Defiant Child: Talk to the Hand
  • Just What the Doctor Ordered: Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Crisis Intervention:

  • Calming the Storm: Crisis Intervention in Child Welfare

Cultural Diversity:

  • Going out on a Limb: Working with Individuals with Disabilities
  • Home Grown Child Welfare: Working with Families in the Appalachian Culture

Domestic Violence:

  • Beyond the Bruises Part I: An Overview of Domestic Violence
  • Beyond the Bruises Part II: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Bruises and Boozes: Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse


  • Navigating the Education System

Emotional Abuse:

  • But Words can Always Hurt me: The Impact of Emotional Abuse on Children


  • Parenting with Purpose: Alternatives to Punitive Discipline

Sexual Abuse:

  • Wounded Warriors: The Treatment of Sexually Abused Males
  • Sibling Sexual Abuse: It’s All Relative
  • The Boundary Project: Working with Sexually Reactive Children

Stress Management:

  • When You’re Making a Living, Instead of a Life: Stress Management & Burnout Prevention