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The Sound of Silence by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

A year before I was born, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel released the song, “The Sound of Silence” as a prophetic warning of 20th century social isolation. According to Art Garfunkel, the song was about the inability of people to communicate with each other, and thereby to love one another. It’s message lingers, marinated as […]

Written by on August 16, 2022

Arbor Family Counseling is now a Trivium Life Services company

   We are pleased to announce that Arbor Family Counseling is joining Trivium Life Services. Trivium is a non-profit organization committed to behavioral health, mental health, and long-term support services. “Joining with Trivium is a natural move due to their strong emphasis on creating hope and empowering individuals, and their commitment to continuing Arbor’s unique […]

Written by on March 22, 2022

That Holiday Magic

December has finally arrived, and with it comes an abundance of colorful lights, vibrant wreaths and a question of family parties for 2021! Will we meet again or be safe again? Such an important question for all of us celebrating so many different holidays! Several other important questions this holiday season include: 1) How am […]

Written by on December 9, 2021

Hello Spring! Webinar Series

Take advantage of the Spring webinar series. A curated collection of 30 minute seminars presented by a variety of the clinicians at Arbor. It is good to stop by for a few tips, but also get to know and hear from the different counselors within our Employee Assistance Services. March 18th,  12:30 – “The Winter […]

Written by on March 4, 2021

Black History Month

Meaningfully Engaging with Black History Month When I was in elementary school, Black History Month gave me a very limited insight to the contributions and stories of several leaders such as Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Nelson Mandela.  As we enter into Black History Month, 2021, my goals are to immerse myself in learning […]

Written by on January 29, 2021

Election Stress

November 2020 Election Stress Because of the pandemic, job uncertainty, social justice confrontations, ex- treme wildfire and hurricane issues, heated rhetoric from the candidates and more, the stress Americans are facing this election cycle is “far worse” than previous seasons, says Dr. Stosny, a D.C.-based therapist, who coined the term “Election Stress Disorder” Dr. Breland-Noble […]

Written by on October 28, 2020

Emotional Effects of Flooding

How to cope with the emotional effects of a disaster   IF YOU have ever survived a disaster, you may understand what other survivors have experienced: shock, denial, confusion, anxiety, and nightmares. Many disheartened and fatigued survivors have little motivation to move on in life. If your life has been devastated by a disaster, you […]

Written by on March 20, 2019

Concerned About A Co-Worker?

  Concerned About A Co-Worker, Family Member or Friend? In light of the tragedies of suicide that are in the news and an ongoing issue for workplaces, please read the following steps on responding to a co-worker you are concerned about. We are concerned about helping you if you are suffering or concerned about someone […]

Written by on June 14, 2018

Suicidal Concerns!

Concerned if A Co-Worker, Family Member or Friend is Suicidal?   How do you approach?   Ask the person if they need help to manage how they are feeling. It is important to become familiarized with services available locally and online. If they feel they do need help, discuss the options they have for seeking […]

Written by on June 14, 2018

Help for Alcohol and Drug Addictions!

Arbor Family Counseling provides a very effective treatment solution for individuals and their families who are struggling with alcohol or drug addictions! One ongoing solution is our Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program. This treatment option is a great choice if you or your loved one is struggling to quit! John Cannon, PhD, is the leader of […]

Written by on August 29, 2014