Have you ever opined that “this is going to be the best Christmas ever”, or “the best vacation”, or “the best birthday”? If you have, you’re not alone. We often project all our hopes and dreams onto a single event. “This Christmas will make up for the lousy Christmases I had as a child.” “This [...]
How much is too much? Click on the Drink Wheel image on the menu bar to the right and fill out the form to get an instant estimation of your blood alcohol level. Remember that after your last consumption of alcohol, your blood alcohol level continues to rise as the alcohol is digested by the [...]
Holiday blues and winter funk, seasonal affect disorder (SAD), are both biological and situational in origin. Melatonin, the hormone which regulates sleep, body temperature and the release of other hormones, is produced during periods of darkness. People who experience SAD have high levels of melatonin which impacts mood and gives rise to depressive symptoms. These [...]
The counselors of the Family Counseling Center, Inc. are excited to announce our new website/blog is under way. We’ll be discussing real life situations and offering helpful, real world advise. Visit often for updates and helpful advise. Individual profiles of the therapists are available by clicking HERE.