Individual, couple, family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include family conflicts between parents and teens, marriage counseling, co-parenting following divorce, step-parenting, peer relationships, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, self-mutilation/cutting and self-esteem. Specific training in Parent Management Training-Oregon (PMT-O Specialist); a behavior management technique for parents to utilize with children to prevent and reduce behavior issues in school age children. Integrated problem-centered approach.
Why You Should Marie Kondo Before Your Next Netflix and Chill NightThe new Netflix series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” has most of the internet debating over whether or not Marie Kondo wants Americans to throw out all of their possessions or if her show is making some kind of covert feminist statement. I, however, have a different question. What if all Marie really wants is […]
12 Tips for Talking About Money With Your Spouse or PartnerTalking about money with your spouse or partner isn’t easy, but these helpful bits of expert advice should help make the conversation a healthy and productive one. Maintaining a healthy marriage or long-term relationship takes a lot of work and communication. But if you and your spouse or partner aren’t talking to each about money, […]
How to Be a Better Wife and Improve Your Marriage – BMC on UpJourneyHow can you be a better wife and strengthen the foundations of your marriage? Carrie Krawiec, LMFT at the Birmingham Maple Clinic, stopped by UpJourney to offer some helpful tips for women to have stronger marriages. She offers tips such as “softening your startup”, which is initiating conversations with gentler tones and less negativity, and […]
14 Tips for Creating a Self-Care Routine to Nourish Your Body and SoulThere’s a lot of chatter around self-care these days, and the term has come to mean so much more than spa days and yoga classes. For some people, it may mean shopping, getting to the gym, having morning meditations, eating chocolate, or reading a book. The point is to do something for you—anything that leaves […]
Certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) BMC Therapist – Christine MuskaChristine Muska, LMFT, became a Certified Therapist in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) in 2017. She has used EMDR in both in-home and traditional outpatient settings. Christine recently enrolled as Consultant in Training (CIT) and is starting to see clinicians who need hours to become certified in EMDR. According to EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization and […]