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Single Parenting Louisburg KS

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. Virginia Nielsen
Nielsen Counseling
(913) 735-7176
14201 S Mur Len Rd Ste 202
Olathe, KS
Credentials
Credentials: M.A. LPC NCC
Licensed in Kansas
1 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Attachment Disorders
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Step Families, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Ms. Terri Clinton Dichiser
(785) 407-9959
Take Charge, Inc.14700 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Missouri
Year of Graduation: 1998
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Julia Smith
(816) 863-6184
Kansas City, MO
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
English

Overland Park
913-317-8335 913-317-8335 <
12020 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS
 
Lakemary Infant Toddler
(913) 294-4343
501 S Hospital Dr
Paola, KS
 
Terri Clinton Dichiser, MA,JD,LCPC,NCC
(913) 239-8255
14700 Metcalf, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Eating Disorders,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Thinking Disorders,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Female
Education
University of Missouri, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1987University of Missouri, Juris Doctor, 1990University of Missouri, Master of Counseling Psychology, 1998
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Take Charge, Inc.

Molly R. Pierce
(913) 674-9942
True Self Counseling, LLC4745 West 136th Street
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Divorce, Anxiety or Fears, Depression
Qualification
School: MidAmerica Nazarene University
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Elders
Average Cost
$60 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Pamela Finley
(913) 829-6260
Olathe, KS
Practice Areas
Career Development, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Diane Margolies
(913) 535-4706
Hearts & Minds in Harmony
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Divorce, Family Conflict, Relationship Issues, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Friends University
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: < 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Foster Grandparent Program
(913) 294-3880
209 S Silver St
Paola, KS
 
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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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