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Child Therapy Services

Child Therapy Services

What is Child Therapy and What to ExpectSeparation anxiety, tantrums, moodiness and defiant behaviors are all typical developmental challenges that nearly all children experience at certain points during childhood and adolescence.  These same behaviors can also be...

What is Trauma and How to Treat It

What is Trauma and How to Treat It

Trauma and How to Treat ItWhat is trauma? Trauma has many names, can take many forms, and is no respecter of persons. At a surface level, trauma looks like the child who is afraid to go to sleep at night because of having nightmares about the “bad man who hurt me” or...

LaShelle Hill, Texarkana Therapist for Chenal Family Therapy

LaShelle Hill, Texarkana Therapist for Chenal Family Therapy

A Conversation with LaShelle Hill, Texarkana Therapist for Chenal Family Therapy By: Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC I recently had the opportunity to talk with LaShelle Hill, LPC, who is a counselor at our Texarkana clinic. I completely admire LaShelle’s kind, empathic, and...

4 Signs You May Need Couples Counseling

4 Signs You May Need Couples Counseling

4 Signs You May Need Couples Counseling By: Sarah Umphries, LPE-IOften couples come to Chenal Family Therapy PLC seeking counseling as a last ditch effort to save their relationship.  By this time they have been through months, if not years, of off-and-on conflict,...

5 Communication Techniques to Help Your Marriage

5 Communication Techniques to Help Your Marriage

5 Communication Techniques to Help Your Marriage By: Dr. Gail Lane, LPC, LMFTConnection.  Alignment. Being in tune with one another.  Feeling the love. Stars aligning. Flow. Jeehawing (as my grandmother puts it).  Whatever you call it, it can sometimes be hard to get...

3 Reasons We Love Online Counseling

3 Reasons We Love Online Counseling

3 Reasons We Love Online CounselingSomeday, when historians are asked about the innovations that changed the landscape of healthcare, online counseling (and other forms of telemedicine) will inevitably be at the top of their list along with antibiotics, x-rays, and...

Four Reasons You Should Never Ignore Your Grief

Four Reasons You Should Never Ignore Your Grief

Four Reasons You Should Never Ignore Your Grief By: Rachel Pinto, MS, LPCThe truth that we all know, and that we all hate, is this: grief is a part of life. By adulthood, nearly 75% of the population of the United States has experienced what those of us in the...