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Single Parenting Dawsonville GA

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.

Kimberly Beck
(706) 864-8180
Dawsonville, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Joseph Stapp
(706) 974-3899
Dawsonville, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Melissa Sulhoff
(404) 433-1413
Dawsonville, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr Jeanne Latiolais, PsyD
(770) 205-1751
314 Tribble Gap Rd., Suite B
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears,Depression,OCD,Thinking Disorders
Gender
Female
Education
Doctoral training, internship, and post doctoral work completed in areas of depression, anxiety, major mental illness, relationship issues, adolescent and adult treatment, and personality assessment. Psychodynamic and Cognitive background training.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Jeanne Latiolais, PsyD

Dr. Brad Hieger, L.P.C., N.C.C., C.P.C.S.
(404) 388-3909
5975 Parkway North Blvd., Suite 300 D
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Career Counseling,Depression,Divorce,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Male
Education
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology - The Pennsylvania State UniversityM.A. Counseling Psychology and Social Psychology - Ball State UniversityB.A. Psychology - Adelphi University
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Focus Forward Counseling and Consulting, Inc.

Charles Britt Jr
(706) 216-4735
Dawsonville, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
ASL : American Sign Language

James Michael Fowler
(706) 216-4735
Dawsonville, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Suzanne Waller
(770) 598-4034
Cumming, GA
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Brad Hieger
(404) 388-3909
Cumming, GA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Sandra Taylor-Anderson
(404) 502-0834
Cumming, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Career Development, Eating Disorders, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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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