Relationships & Self-Care

Chrissy Holm

by rene marquez • July 10, 2019
Chrissy Holm I connect well with adolescents, young adults, and individuals who are striving to forge a chosen life path. Coming from a sport and performance psychology background, I do not think that stress is necessarily a bad thing, but we need to know and develop skills to address life's challenges. I strive to support… Read More »

Jesika Austad, M.A

by rene marquez • June 28, 2019
Jesika Austad, M.A We all deserve to be known fully and deeply. As a therapist, I delight in knowing my clients and being with them as we explore who they are and what experiences, beliefs, and ideas have shaped them. I believe that you are the expert on yourself and my goal is to be a support and a guide to you as we understand your… Read More »

Margaret Champine, M.A

by rene marquez • May 2, 2019
Margaret Champine, M.A I’m Maggie and I am so happy you have found CARE Counseling. Alfred Adler said “The hardest thing for human beings to do is to know themselves and to change themselves.” - this is important perspective to consider when you begin a therapeutic relationship. I am regularly in awe of the courage… Read More »

JDRF Motivational Interviewing Tips

4 Motivational Interviewing Skills for Parents

by See Original Link • April 19, 2019

4 Ways to Help your Child Deal with T1D Management What Is Motivational Interviewing? It is one of the most effective ways to decrease ambivalence in clients suffering from long-term illness and the incredible burden associated with it. Many of these skills focus on simple bite-size steps that will begin building self-esteem and feelings of… Read More »


Improving Treatment Adherence for Type 1 Diabetes

by Amy Pierce • April 2, 2019

By Ana Picazo Despite all the advances in medical science and technology, there is still no cure for diabetes. A person with diabetes has to live with it and manage it all their life. The challenge, of course, is being diligent and consistent with diabetes management. Type 1 diabetes is challenging to manage because it is… Read More »


Family relationships and Type 1 diabetes

by Amy Pierce • April 2, 2019

A diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can affect the whole family. It’s important to listen to, and communicate with, all members of your family – especially any other children – and get help and support if you or anyone else needs it. Sibling rivalry While you’re getting to grips with your child’s diabetes, it’s easy… Read More »


Type 1 Diabetes and Your Relationship: How to Address Common Challenges

by Amy Pierce • April 1, 2019

By Becky Upham Medically Reviewed by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD Managing type 1 diabetes can take a physical, emotional, and financial toll on your relationship, whether you’re dating, married, or in a long-term partnership. Although every relationship has challenges, there are some issues that can seem especially tricky when you have a chronic condition like type 1 diabetes. A… Read More »


Charlotte Johnson, MA, LPCC

by rene marquez • February 6, 2019
Charlotte Johnson, MA, LPCC When bad days start to feel like bad weeks, know that you are not alone. It would be an honor to get to know you or your child better and develop an effective plan to address whatever challenges you may be facing at school, work, or home. Life can be very… Read More »

Katie Immerfall M.S

by rene marquez • February 6, 2019
Katie Immerfall M.S There are countless reasons why people seek therapy – whether it’s the daily stressors of life, relationship struggles, or painful experiences and emotions.  Challenges are a part of life, and no one is immune to them. Sometimes these challenges become too much to bear on our own, or we find that our efforts… Read More »

Maggie O’Malley, M.A.

by rene marquez • January 24, 2019
Maggie O'Malley, M.A. It takes courage to seek support, whether it be during times of suffering or during a period of change, and the focus of my practice is to provide support by working together to cultivate inner strength and self-understanding. I believe we are not meant to experience our lives alone and that we… Read More »


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