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Single Parenting Newnan GA

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.

Dr. Nancy Wesselink
One Source Counseling and Employee Assistance Services
(770) 683-1327
110 Millbrook Village Drive Suite C
Tyrone, GA
Credentials
Credentials: LMSW, CEAP
Licensed in Georgia
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Dual Diag
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Military/Veterans, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

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Kevin Freeman
(770) 486-1140
Newnan, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Herschel Lee Abbott III, LPC, NCC, M.Ed
(678) 876-0424
14 Brown Street,Suite 5
Newnan, GA
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Eating Disorders,Loss or Grief,OCD,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Male
Education
M.Ed. represents my Master's degree in Education specialized in Counseling. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wofford College and my masters degree in counseling from the University of New Orleans.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Fleur de Lis Counseling Center

Joy Conklin
(770) 969-2820
Tyrone, GA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Dr. Dianne Cleveland
(678) 619-5817
Dr. Dianne Cleveland259 Highway 74
Peachtree City, GA
Specialties
Divorce, Family Conflict, Life Coaching, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Georgia
Year of Graduation: 1985
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$70 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Hollie Richardson
(770) 304-9500
Newnan, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Melvina Crawl
(706) 977-3542
Newnan, GA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Robert W Wagner
(770) 757-7602
Tyrone, GA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Joyce Divinyi
(770) 631-8264
Peachtree City, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Janice L Calzolari
(770) 450-5237
Peachtree City300 Prime Point Suite 100
Peachtree City, GA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Loss or Grief, Divorce
Qualification
School: Richmont Graduate University
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: < 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$60 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
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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