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Oct
14
BUILDING CHARACTER: 3 Proven Tips To Help Build Confidence | Fostering Self Esteem Part 3

Most parents want to see their children become confident and independent adults with good self esteem. In this series, Erica explores how you can foster self esteem and confidence at home with your Priorities, Discipline, and Building Character. In part 2, Erica dives into how to help build character in your children by helping them answer "Why" to good behavior. Erica Gregory explains how having a foundation in morals and integrity can grow self esteem and confidence in children.


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Sep
30
3 Proven Tips To Help Build Confidence in Your Child | Fostering Self Esteem Part 2: Discipline

Most parents want to see their children become confident and independent adults with good self esteem. In this series, Erica explores how you can foster self esteem and confidence at home with your Priorities, Discipline, and Building Character. In part 2, Erica dives into your discipline and boundary setting and gives examples to use discipline to grow confidence and character, rather than bringing out problem behavior like lying.


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Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service a...

Sep
23
Fostering Confidence in Children Part 1: Priorities | Counselor Led Parenting Talk

Most parents want to see their children become confident and independent adults. In this series, Erica explores how you can foster that confidence at home with your Priorities, Discipline, and Building Character. In part one, Erica dives into your priorities in parenting and how you can help your child discover their personal strengths


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Aug
26
5 Warning Signs of Postpartum DEPRESSION | What It Feels Like, How To Get Help


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Postpartum depression is a hard topic for new mothers to talk about, and can often be dismissed as “the baby blues”. In this video, Mikayla Minehart, APC, talks about the differences between the baby blues and PPD, as well as discusses the many ways postpartum depression can present itself in new mothers, and how to reach out for help if you think you or your loved one has postpartum depression.



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Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office...


Jun
29
What Is Parent Coaching? FAQs Answered by a JCAC Counselor

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What are parent coaching sessions?


Parent coaching sessions are focused on learning better ways to help your child manage their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, but they also help parents better communicate with their child. Parent coaching sessions typically consist of 4 parts: 1) Considering and adjusting your current perspective, 2) Reconnecting with your child, 3) Learning new parenting strategies and techniques to try, and 4) Practicing and continuing those new strategies in daily life.



What are some things that I will learn in a parent coaching session?


During a parent coaching session, we go over: using proactive and preventative techniques; seeing what life is like through the eyes...

May
26
To Secret to Getting Your Marriage Back! | Marriage Master Class Ep 1

Love is central to our life, yet we’re not very good at it. Why?! ​​In this series, Marriage Counselor, Erica Gregory, will walk you through the same process she walks a couple through counseling. This series will help you understand the why of love, the why of what you’re feeling, and how to find the connection you long for.








Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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Jan
19
THE SANDWICH GENERATION By: Caylin Broome, LCSW

It is widely known that the United States population over age 65 is increasing at a rapid rate. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 65-and-older population increased by approximately one-third between 2010 and 2020. This so-called “silver tsunami” has created a critical need for aging-related resources, services, and care to assist elders with their activities of daily living. So far, the growth in this sector of the population has outpaced what local, state, and federally funded aging service programs can accommodate, and many families in need encounter barriers in accessing these resources, including strict eligibility criteria, lengthy waitlists, and underallocation of se...


Dec
17
4 Tips to Set Boundaries Like a Pro: IN-LAWS Edition

Why doesn’t my MIL like me? Why are in-laws so difficult? How do I set boundaries with my MIL? Have you ever felt like your in-laws don’t respect you? That they just don’t care to understand how you feel? I think we’ve all been there! In this video, JCAC Counselor, Alex Murphy, provides you with tips on how to effectively communicate with your in-laws while setting boundaries. Stay tuned for more videos in our brand new RELATIONSHIP SERIES.







Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at...


Jan
08
Family Check-in





Family Check-Ins



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Family Check-ins should not be hard! Check-ins are great tools to use when you have kids that are old enough to express how they are feeling. Check-ins also allow parents to continue fostering bonds with their children.


Try out some of these techniques to check in with your family on a Friday!



1) family group chat


2) family game night


3) family pizza night


4) family craft night


5) our moment's card game




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Dec
28
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