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Interracial Adoption Pt. 2

Interracial Adoption Pt. 2    In this insightful episode, we delve deeper into the complexities and nuances of interracial adoption. Join us as we continue our conversation with Jena and her daughter, exploring the challenges and joys of blended families. We discuss the importance of building a supportive community for adopted children, ensuring their …

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Interracial Adoption

Interracial Adoption    In this enlightening episode, we dive into the world of interracial adoption, exploring the experiences and insights of Jena and her daughter. This discussion will not only shed light on the dynamics of becoming a transracial family but also offer guidance and resources for those considering this life-changing step. Key Topics …

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Maximizing Therapy Success at Full Circle Family Counseling

How to Get the Most from Your Therapy Session at FCFC    In this episode, we delve into the crucial role of active participation in therapy at Full Circle Family Counseling (FCFC). We discuss how your commitment and effort are key determinants in the success of therapy for both you and your family. Highlights …

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Part 2: Deep Dive into Adoption Therapy at Full Circle Family Counseling

Part 2: Deep Dive into Adoption Therapy at Full Circle Family Counseling    Key Highlights of the Episode: Creating a Safe Therapeutic Environment: Learn about FCFC’s commitment to fostering a secure and non-judgmental space for parents, children, and families. Embracing Emotions in Therapy: Discover how FCFC acknowledges the importance of real, raw, and vulnerable …

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What Therapy is Really About at Full Circle Family Counseling

What Therapy is Really About at Full Circle Family Counseling    As we move into 2023, I want to talk about what you can expect from therapy when we work together. At Full Circle Family Counseling, you won’t find ‘traditional’ therapy that is solely client-driven. Instead, the entire family is very actively involved, because …

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Decompressing After the Holidays – Guided Meditation

Decompressing After the Holidays – Guided Meditation    The holiday season can be fun, but it can also be a busy and stressful time for so many of us – especially as parents. If you feel like you need to relax and decompress after the holidays, I have a guided meditation to help you …

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Navigating Christmas with RAD Children and Emphasizing Self-Care

Navigating Christmas with RAD Children and Emphasizing Self-Care    As Christmas approaches, this episode is dedicated to parents navigating the challenges of the festive season, especially those with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) children. We provide insights on managing your child’s emotions during this time and emphasize the critical role of self-care for parents. Key …

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Essential Gift Ideas for Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) – Holiday Special

Gifts for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder    Struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)? In this special holiday episode, we dive deep into the unique needs of children with RAD and how to navigate gift-giving with care and understanding. Discover why traditional toys might …

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Surviving the Holidays with a Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Child: Practical Advice

Tips for Making it Through the Holidays with a RAD Child    The holiday season can be a challenging time, especially for families with children who have experienced developmental trauma. In this insightful episode, we delve into effective strategies to manage the unique stresses that arise during this festive but often overwhelming period. Discover …

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What To Do When Your Child Refuses To Do Things Your Way

What To Do When Your Child Refuses To Do Things Your Way    You’ve asked your child to do something, but they just absolutely refuse to do things your way. Does this happen more often than not? As a parent, it can be very frustrating when your child absolutely refuses to follow your direction. …

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