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Single Parenting New Braunfels TX

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.

LouAnn Wallis, M.Ed., LPCS
(830) 822-5054
468 S. Seguin Ave.,Ste. 201
New Braunfels, TX
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Christian Counseling,Depression,Divorce,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Spirituality
Gender
Female
Education
M.Ed. from Texas State University 1997Licensed in 1999I have worked in partial hospital settings and also with the mobile assessment team for those in crisis situations. Since 2000, I have been self-employed in private practice.
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Lifecords

Gregg Tanoff
New Braunfels, TX
Practice Areas
Career Development, Couples & Family, Sports Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mia Maureen Johnson
(210) 875-2300
Schertz, TX
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Petra Mann
(832) 510-9182
700 Rogers St
San Marcos, TX
Qualification
School: Our Lady of the Lake University
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
Average Cost
$80 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Joan Matthews
(512) 782-0164 x1003
Cedar Creek Associatesw631 Mill Street
San Marcos, TX
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Divorce
Qualification
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: AMERIGROUP

Nancy Walden
(830) 433-5285
New Braunfels, TX
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Anxiety or Fears, Divorce
Qualification
School: Texas State University
Year of Graduation: 2005
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Average Cost
$90 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Sheri Collinsworth
(210) 849-7199
Universal City, TX
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Shawne Ortiz
(210) 685-1529
Seguin, TX
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

Trinidad Rodriguez
(512) 396-7170
San Marcos, TX
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

Anthony Pearson
(512) 393-6815
San Marcos, TX
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
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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