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Single Parenting Grenada MS

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.

Mrs. Phylandria Hudson
(601) 832-5825
1618 Pear Orchard Place
Jackson, MS
Credentials: LMSW
Licensed in Mississippi
6 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Behavioral Problems, Family Dysfunction, Parenting Issues, Anger Management
Populations Served
Disabled, Caregivers, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17)

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Pamela Stowers
(601) 977-9901
Jackson, MS
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Dawnsha Mushonga
(601) 572-3700
Ridgeland, MS
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
National Certified Counselor

Anita Lee
(601) 737-2279
Meridian, MS
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Susan Margaret Morgan
(601) 940-8862
Jackson, MS
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family
National Certified Counselor

Pam Stowers
(601) 460-0934
11 Northtown Drive
Jackson, MS
Marriage counseling, Affairs, Depression, Anxiety or Fears
School: Mississippi State University
Year of Graduation: 1987
Years In Practice: 20+ 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: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Charlotte M Rahaim
(601) 584-9540
Hattiesburg, MS
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Counselor

Sacky Holdiness
(601) 482-2246
Meridian, MS
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Sexual Abuse Recovery
National Certified Counselor

Katie Newman Windham, LPC,NCC
(912) 441-7695
806 West Pine Street
Hattiesburg, MS
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Eating Disorders,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,Parenting,Relationship Issues

William Hawkins
(601) 906-4968
Gautier, MS
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, School
National Certified Counselor

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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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