How to Help with Suicide Prevention

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How to Help with Suicide Prevention by Tina Koeppel, M.S. Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 6029)     Suicide prevention is an issue I’m passionate about – both professionally, as a therapist, and personally, as suicide has touched the lives of my loved ones. I’m so encouraged by recent progress in breaking down stigma, encouraging…

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Do Something Scary Every Day

I remember as a kid attending my first Halloween slumber party. We stayed up most of the night, trying to outdo each other with stories that sent shivers down our spines — tales of some brave soul venturing into the moonless night to face the dragon or to seek lost treasure in a haunted house….

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The Scariest thing about Halloween: Girl Costumes

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The Scariest thing about Halloween: Girl Costumes We’re getting pretty excited about Halloween at our house! While perusing the aisles of our local Halloween store and checking out costumes online for my son, I couldn’t  help but notice the costumes for girls. They were pretty scary.  For all the wrong reasons.  Literally every costume has a…

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A Bit About Our Institute Training Program

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A Bit About Our Institute Training Program Each academic year, the Institute for Girl’s Development selects 2 – 4 dedicated and experienced clinicians-in-training to participate in our highly selective Professional Training Program. Who Participates in the Institute’s Professional Training Program?   • Postdoctoral Fellows have completed their doctoral degrees as well as multiple years of training…

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