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Dear parent of a high school senior

Dear Parent: You didn’t think you’d survive their first day of kindergarten, and now that they’re about to start their senior year, you’re a bundle of emotions. You’re proud...... More »

Do therapists lead perfect lives?

“I bet it is nice being married to a therapist.” The young newlywed shook her head near the end of a particularly emotional counseling session. “I can barely function,...... More »

Breaking free of PTSD

Travis is one of the most patriotic guys you’ll ever meet, and one of the toughest. His neighborhood celebrates Independence Day with gusto, and you’d assume Travis would be...... More »

Dear Dads: you matter

Dear Dads: You know the doubt. That wondering if you’re making a difference with your kids. Does what you say and do really matter? Most of the time, you’re...... More »

Are past experiences holding your kids back? 

If you followed the news during this year’s state legislative session, you saw many discussions about mental health, particularly where children and teens are concerned. There’s increased awareness of...... More »

Meet Brittany Smith, MSSW, LSW

Care to Change officially welcomes Brittany Smith to our team! For more than a decade, Brittany has helped young children and teens who have faced challenges in their young...... More »

Mental Health and the “S” Word

Most people don’t like to talk about suicide. It frightens us and it makes us uncomfortable. It’s something many really don’t understand, and when there’s a suicide in the...... More »