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Being a single parent can be can be tough and overwhelming at times, but there is help. Meeting other single parents is a good way to gain support, get advice and share concerns. Check below for related information, products and services.

Carol Sisson
(541) 388-9904
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Roberta Stopler
(541) 318-4277
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Jeffrey Rex
(541) 617-5891
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
National Certified Counselor

Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D./ The Couples Clinic
(541) 516-1729
Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D./ The Couples Clinic2254 NW West Hills Ave.
Bend, OR
Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD, Divorce, Mood Disorders
School: Arizona State University
Year of Graduation: 1984
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $210
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

College Excel
(800) 433-3243
955 NW Ogden Ave
Bend, OR

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Barbara Stott
(541) 318-7492
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Counselor

Satu H. Woodland, PMHNP
(541) 312-0111
21105 Merritt Court
Bend, OR
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Loss or Grief,Spirituality,Trauma and PTSD
Membership Organizations
Mental Health Solutions

Kathleen Chabot
(541) 410-7501
Bend, OR
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family
National Certified Counselor

Biancucci, Gemma - Life Works Of Central Or
(541) 382-8862
39 NW Louisiana Ave
Bend, OR

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Mr. Robert Gitelson
Robert Gitelson, LCSW
(503) 318-2212
4720 River Rd. North
Keizer, OR
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Oregon
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexua
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families
Membership Organizations
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Single Parenting, Facts about Single Parenting

Single Parenting - Four Role Models to Avoid

Nobody ever said single parenting is easy. As parents, we all learn with time. However, too often, the pressure of single parenting can be so overwhelming that it's easy to make mistakes.

Are you one of these single parents? Learn how you can avoid being one:

The Emotional Patient
Most single parents try to be a good friend to their children, which is a good thing. However, a problem arises when single dads or moms see their children as a source of emotional support. Children of single parents need stability and security. A divorce or the death of a parent can be a particularly traumatic experience for them. No matter how mature or old your children are, avoid making them your confidante on issues such as how much money you have or what a lousy day you had. Don't rob them of their time to be children. It is unfair to burden them with issues that are difficult for them to handle. If you need to speak to someone, speak to your friends or a counselor.

The Guilt Tripper
As a single parent, it is easy to feel guilty about many things. Not being around when your children need you, not being able to help them with their homework, and so on. The danger with feeling guilty all the time is that some single parents tend to develop a lower self esteem that they may pass on to the children. Don't be hard on yourself. Learn to take the ups and downs in your stride. And, by all means, don't try to bolster your self-image by fishing for compliments about what kind of parent you are.

The Permissive Parent
Children need as much love and attention as you can give them. However, some single parents make the mistake of being too permissive and never correct their children when it's necessary. Research has shown that the children brought up in overly permissive parenting style may develop behavioral problems because they do not easily accept responsibility.

Be firm and know where to dra...

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