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Single Parenting Evergreen CO

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.

Ms. Sharon Dupree
Sharon Scott Dupree
(303) 274-8777
723 South Beech St.
Lakewood, CO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Colorado
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Jule Lane
Puzzle Over Me, LLC
(303) 204-4221
Serving Highlands Ranch and surrounding areas
Highlands Ranch, CO
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in Colorado
15 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Caregivers
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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Joan Q Palan, L.C.S.W.
(303) 990-2696
26689 Pleasant Park Rd,Building A, Suite 70
Conifer, CO
Specialties
ADHD,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Loss or Grief,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy,Trauma and PTSD
Education
B.A. - Metropolitan State College of DenverM.S.W. - University of DenverCertificate in couples and family counseling --Denver Family Institute
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Conifer Family Therapy, LLC

Dr. David W Donaldson
(720) 316-8879
Affiliated Therapists24000 US HWY. 40
Golden, CO
Specialties
Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: School of Psychology at Fuller Seminary
Year of Graduation: 1969
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dwayne Spinler
(303) 832-1068
Littleton, CO
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mrs. Michelle Rudnicki
Rocky Mountain Psychological Associates
(720) 490-9312
5860 South Curtice Street
Littleton, CO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Colorado
7 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Pr
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Anthea Coster
(303) 674-4029
Evergreen, CO
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Steve Axtell, Clinical Hypnotherapist
(303) 250-5138
2801 Youngfield St Ste. 300
Lakewood, CO
Specialties
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Chronic Pain or Illness,Depression,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Loss or Grief,OCD,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Male
Education
1970 Baylor University, Social Work/Counseling. 1974, U.S. Department of Defense Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation School.1975, Rutgers University School of Alcohol Studies. 1994,NLP Cert. 1997 board certified C.H., ABH & NGH.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Axtell Hypnosis Center

Denver Golden
303-278-0273 303-278-0273 <
17120 W Colfax Ave. Ste 110
Golden, CO
 
Mrs. Jodi Hardesty
(303) 900-5136
Denver and Littleton8420 S. Continental Divide rd. Ste 221
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Anxiety or Fears, Divorce
Qualification
School: University of Colorado at Denver
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 4 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$70 - $80
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No

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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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