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Lorenz to Host Third Annual Conference

Each year, Lorenz Clinic hosts an invited practitioner for a day-long conference for clinicians that integrates science into practice.  This year’s conference will feature Dr. Ed Watkins, one of the most prolific researchers and authors on the topic of clinical supervision, the signature pedagogy of the mental health field.  To introduce the therapist community to…

By Chad Lorenz
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

“And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” -Jane Austen As we are in the midst of May, also known as Mental Health Awareness month, it is an important time to explore the stigma associated with mental health and individuals that live with mental…

By Claire Pieper
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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Trauma can affect anyone, whether it is from a car accident, family separation, losing a loved one, surviving a natural disaster, or surviving abuse. During difficult times, it is tough to find hope in the world and learn to trust that things will get better. Children who have survived a trauma may display sudden changes,…

By BJ Suarez
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Curious About Groups?

“Members of a cohesive group feel warmth and comfort in the group and a sense of belongingness; they value the group and feel in turn that they are valued, accepted, and supported by other members.” -Irvin D. Yalom Group counseling!? Talk with others about my problems!? Wait, other people have the same problem!? I am…

By Dr. Kerry Thompson

Finances and Sex: Two Common Pressures that Couples Face

Whether honeymooning or celebrating a 60th wedding anniversary, all couples face a number of stressors that directly impact their spousal relationship. Family psychologists and researchers often focus on two major areas that contribute to marital stress: finances and sex. This does not mean that serious illness or loss of a loved one cannot have a…

By Eugene Hall
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5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a wonderful time to give gratitude, foster togetherness, practice tradition, and create memories. However, as the holiday season ramps up, for many, so do feelings of stress, worry, and sadness. This can be especially difficult when the holidays are “supposed” to be a time of happiness, joy, and stress-free time with…

By Abby Wulfing
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Victoria Construction Update

Some think of fall as a time for endings—the leaves are changing, and we’re buckling up for winter.  For many, though, fall is a time of revitalization.  University students flock to their new classes with the promise of new relationships, new knowledge, and expanded horizons. Our clinic is in a similarly exciting stage of renewal. …

By Chad Lorenz
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AthenaHealth: Partnership for Clarity

You spoke, we listened!  We are thrilled to be rolling out a new Electronic Health Record and billing system at Lorenz Clinic.  We’ve retained the services of AthenaHealth, the national leader in mid-sized specialty healthcare practice management.  Starting in November 2017, clients can expect many exciting changes including: Patient Portal.  Log in and see your…

By Coleen Fitzgerald
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Engaging the Developing Minds of Today’s Youth: Strategies to Deepen Family Connections and Nurture Healthy Development

I have spent much of my career working with adolescents in various clinical settings, and as a result, I’ll often remind my students that at some point in their career they should too. Adolescents are the informants of progress in action. They navigate a phase of neurological development where they move beyond being told what…

By Lucas Volini
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Talking to Children About Violence in the News

These are not easy times for our society. Turning on the news means exposing yourself to stories of natural disasters, tensions between and within countries, and violence. Staying informed about the happenings of our world can (understandably) lead any adult to feel helpless and fearful. How, then, must it feel to be a child right…

By Gillian Koch

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