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Kids Going to College: 5 Tips for Parents

-Mayah Taylor Parenthood has two big transitions, when our children arrive and when they leave. There will be other milestones. But for many, the moment on the horizon is kids going to college. Watching your child go from diapers to a grown person taking their first steps into adulthood can fill you with a multitude […]

Coming Out: What Parents of LGBTQ Teens Can Do

-Mayah Taylor, MA The coming out process is just that… a process. It can be difficult and very emotional for a LGBTQ teen. It should also be known that coming out is not just a single moment where a member of the LGBTQ community is sharing their gender identity or sexual orientation with another person. […]

What Breakups Leave Behind

What Breakups Leave Behind

-Mayah Taylor, MA Breakups are never easy. There’s so many emotions and feelings associated with a breakup. They can be significantly life altering. But what do breakups leave behind in their wake? How are the parties involved affected by a breakup?   The Art Of Revenge Breakups can often be unpleasant, painful, and sometimes downright […]

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It's Time to Break Up

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It’s Time to Break Up

-Mayah Taylor, MA   Spring has sprung!! And with the new season comes the task of spring cleaning. Now I know you’re probably thinking about all the clothes in your closet that you don’t wear that needs to be donated. Or all the unused items in your home that probably should be given away because […]

How to Succeed In Life After Adderall

How to Succeed In Life After Adderall

-Mayah Taylor, MA Adderall and other stimulant drug use is constantly rising. More and more people seek out the use of these drugs whether they are legally prescribed to them or not because they increase alertness, attention, and energy. But do you actually need these stimulant drugs to succeed? Are these drugs the only way […]

Signs You’re Misusing Your Medication

Signs You’re Misusing Your Medication and What to Do with Excess Medication

-Mayah Taylor, MA Home medicine cabinets are quickly becoming the new drug dealer. We know that people tend to keep expired and unused medication in their cabinets but the misuse of prescribed medication can have catastrophic consequences. This growing problem not only affects young people but people over all age groups. In order to become […]

Tips for Talking to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills and How You Can Avoid Abuse of Your Pain Medication (2)

Tips for Avoiding Pain Pill Addiction: Talking to Your Doctor is Key

How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills -Mayah Taylor, MA More than 80% of Americans had contact with a healthcare provider in the last year which places Doctors in the unique position to identify non-medical use of prescription drugs and stop the escalation of non-medical use to a substance use […]

5 Ways for Military Families to Deal with Separation Anxiety

5 Ways for Military Families to Handle Separation Anxiety

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP M&M’s of Courage A jar full of M and M’s sits on the counter with exactly 83 pieces of candy left in it. I walk past it each and every morning and know that as soon as my daughter gets up, even before she has breakfast, she is going to […]

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December Resource Round Up

The holidays are in full swing and we here at Life Cycles Counseling want you to know that it is okay to feel stressed, overwhelmed or just tired; we are here to help! We have included some recovery and grief and loss resources for your down time this holiday season. Enjoy! Holiday Grief and Support […]

All I Want for Christmas is Someone Who Understands - Group Counseling Sessions at Life Cycles Counseling

All I Want for Christmas is Someone Who Understands

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP In this season of giving it is nice to be surrounded by individuals with whom you feel supported. Often around the holidays we are flooded with commercials of family, friends, community, and celebration. It can lead to feelings of loneliness or solitude when you do not have access to these […]


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