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Family Counseling Trussville 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 Trussville, AL who provide family therapy.

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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April Milam
(205) 515-5834
Trussville, AL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Leashia Moody-Miller
(205) 901-4270
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Alexander Counseling Services
(205) 538-3099
Alexander Counseling Services2839 Culver Road Suite 202
Mountain Brook, AL
Specialties
Substance Abuse, Divorce, Behavioral Issues, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Montevallo
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$50 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Behavioral Health Systems

Joan Leary
(205) 529-5565
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

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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Emily Kelly
(205) 380-2395
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Lexa Magnus
(205) 870-7510
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Sue Bargeron
(205) 683-4076
Alabama Psychotherapy & Wellness Center3 Office Park Circle
Mountain Brook, AL
Specialties
Depression, Life Transitions, Divorce, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Alabama
Year of Graduation: 1985
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: American Behavioral

Kristi Y Myricks
(205) 326-8606
Birmingham, AL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
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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