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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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Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online cou...


Dec
28
Dec
28
Anxiety Series Episode 5

Finance and Anxiety The fifth episode of the Anxiety series has been created in order to explain the relationship between anxiety and finances. Our owner and clinical director of JCAC had set up a discussion with a financial advisor. The Financial advisor that we have been so lucky to have the conversation with is Debbie Dorman. With her help, we are able to give you the tools to help manage anxiety around your finances. 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...


Dec
28
Anxiety Series: Holiday Stress

Anxiety Series: Holiday Stress



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In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, and Ginny Vose, Counselor and Trauma Specialist with JCAC, talk about why the holidays can cause so much anxiety. The holiday season is often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year. However, for some of us, it can also be the most anxiety-provoking time of the year. In this video, Erica and Ginny provide the tools to deal with poor boundaries, navigate politically charged conversations, manage social anxiety, handle difficult personalities, and navigate trauma triggers related to the holidays. Take note of what speaks to you in this video. We hope it can shed light on why it is so hard to go ...


Dec
22
Missing Family During The Holidays



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Missing Family During The Holiday


The holidays is a wonderful time of the year when family and friends, are able to get together and share moments. However, due to the pandemic, some individuals can't participate in seeing their loves ones due to the fear of exposing their family to the virus. The virus being a major obstacle for some families, is not the only obstacle. There are other obstacles such as family members being separated due to military deployments, passing, distance, financial, and even the lack of a support system due to personal beliefs and de...


Dec
01
Holiday Crafts: Adult Self Care

Holiday Crafts


By: Chloe Harper, Clinical Intern with JCAC




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The holidays are vastly approaching and self-care can take many different forms! This first craft is one of many of our count down to the holidays! This craft will help add a little mindfulness to your day and to remind yourself of how amazing you are! Or it can turn into a cute house decoration! Mindfulness can be practiced just by taking time for yourself and doing this craft :).



What you will need:


option 1: mindfulness jar


-1 Mason Jar


- Scrapes of colorful Paper


- yarn or ribbon



Option 2: house decoration


- mason jar


- Christmas holiday decoration of some sort


- sharpie


- wine bottle lights or jar lights ( Dollar tree has them for a do...


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