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.
The Roots of Insecurity and Jealousy in RelationshipsInsecurity and jealousy in relationships are all too common issues that affect modern relationship health. Where do these feelings stem from? Carrie Krawiec from the BMC was recently interviewed by Up Journey to discuss some of the deep psychological root causes that may directly or indirectly lead to insecurity and jealousy issues. Here is an […]
What Is Self Respect and Why Is It Important? Self-respect is an element in people’s lives that is being increasingly neglected as everyday responsibilities and stresses add up. Carrie Krawiec, LMFT from the Birmingham Maple Clinic was recently contacted by Up Journey to discuss what self-respect really means, and how to distinguish it from simple self-improvement. The article also offers other helpful perspectives […]
The National Voice of Clinical Social WorkIn this week of violence – the pipe bombs which thankfully harmed no one, the shooting at a supermarket, and the tragic deaths of 11 members of the Tree of Life synagogue yesterday while at prayer – CSWA would like to extend our hope and support for all affected by these terrible events. The escalation […]
Mental Health Concerns for Seniors; Individual, Couple, and Family Issues.On Thursday, Lori Edelson, LMSW, LMFT, taught a single-session course for SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) about “Mental Health Concerns for Seniors; Individual, Couple, and Family Issues.” Lori cited US Census Bureau information indicating that in 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65. One in every five US residents will be a senior […]
Sex Addiction Workshop at the BMCDan O’Neil of Birmingham Maple Clinic provided a workshop for BMC staff on sex addiction. The workshop covered the different models of addiction while also exploring the neuro-biological stages of addiction. Approximately 3-6% of Americans suffer from sex addiction. Mr. O’Neil also discussed the importance of “the 3 circles” and provided staff with a better […]