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Single Parenting Kannapolis NC

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. Kristin Kirk
Kristin Kirk, LCSW
(704) 237-0421
903 Northeast Drive Suite 101
Davidson, NC
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in North Carolina
7 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Pain Management, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Education/Personal Development, Dual
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Caregivers, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Thomas Smith
(704) 454-7300
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Larry Furr
(704) 756-0317
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Natika McNeil
(704) 920-9055
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Donna McKoy
(980) 225-4001
Charlotte, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Randy Wall
(704) 824-4468
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Kathleen Wiley
(704) 655-1063
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Heather Rush
(704) 262-1345
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

William C Rankin
(704) 721-7042
Concord, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Lee Hersh, Ph.D.,L.C.S.W.
(704) 892-9771
19425 Liverpool Parkway
Cornelius, NC
Specialties
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy,Trauma and PTSD
Education
Education: B. A. from Adelphi UniversityMasters in Social Work (MSW) from Adelphi UniversityInternship at the Suffolk County Mental Health Clinic learning the clinical field of psychotherapy Ph.D. from Columbia Pacific Universit
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
American Counseling Center

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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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