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Family Counseling Bessemer AL

Family counseling helps family members to resolve conflicts and solve communication problems. Families in counseling work to resolve issues and function better as a family unit. Read on to lean more and to find licensed family therapists in Bessemer, AL who provide family therapy.

Mrs. Margie Gilbert
GILBERT & BROWN Counseling and Consulting Services, LLC
(205) 823-8449
3565 Lorna Ridge Drive
Birmingham, AL
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, PIP
Licensed in Alabama
13 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Elder Abu
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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H Hobart Grooms III
(205) 795-7734
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Rodney Marshall
(205) 945-0037
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Doris Wood
(205) 223-3506
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Career Development, Counselor Education, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Le Ann Brakke
(205) 979-0699
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. DAVID MYERS
DAVID E. MYERS, PHD
(205) 252-8808
2112 11TH AVE S, STE 340
BIRMINGHAM, AL
Credentials
Credentials: PHD
Licensed in Alabama
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

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Gilbert Robbins lll
(205) 925-7411
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Gil Kracke
(205) 265-1974
Covenant Counseling and Education Center2204 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Marriage Counseling, Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Year of Graduation: 2009
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults
Average Cost
$110+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Jillian Miranda
(205) 313-2800
Homewood, AL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Sharon Carls
(205) 837-4863
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor, National Certified Counselor

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Parenting advice tips for spending more time talking to your kids

Parenting advice tips for spending more time talking to your kids

John Thompson
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Talking to a teenager can be difficult, although experts say itA recent British study has found that children who spend the most time with their dads are happier than kids who have less face time with their fathers.

According to the NY Daily News, researchers from the Children's Society in Great Britain found that kids' happiness is linked to how much time they spend talking to their dads. Kids who chat with their fathers "most days" rated their overall happiness at 87 out of 100, while kids who "rarely" talk to their dads rated themselves a 79 on the happiness scale.

While the teen years can be especially difficult for parents trying to keep the lines of communication open with their sons and daughters, researchers say the study indicates the importance of talking with teens since it affects their relationships later in life.

Fathers may want to consider some parenting advice for effectively communicating with their teens, according to PsychCentral.com:

1. Be a good listener.
2. Respect your child's privacy.
3. Give him or her increasing independence.
4. Schedule times to talk about mundane topics, such as homework.
5. Focus on the positives before offering constructive criticism.

As for things to avoid when it comes to talking to teenagers, experts say don't nag or lecture them, and remember to keep confidences secret to ensure they'll keep confiding in you.
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