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God takes great delight in you!

I learned this verse as a young man at Camp Sankanac.  Zeph. 3:17  was the theme verse for thatcamp.  That was about 40 years ago when I memorized it in the KJV, “The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is … Continue reading

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The date for the 2018 Golf Tournament will be July 13

           

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Low Self-esteem and Shame Dispelled

In II Samuel 4:4, we are introduced to a young boy, Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan and the grandson of King Saul. He wasfive-years-old when his father and grandfather were killed by the Philistines.  His caregiver, in her haste to … Continue reading

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Divorce Filings

Did you know?? 1/3 of all divorce filings have the word “facebook” in them. Be careful out there! This tool of communicating is also a tool of the enemy to break families and hearts!

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MEET OUR STAFF!

James E. Thornton, Director/Counselor Jim is an experienced counselor having worked as a professional counselor for 16 years in and around Binghamton, NY.  He has logged over 8,500 client hours and almost 1,800 group hours with over 2,000 different clients.  … Continue reading

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Family Dinner’s

A Nurturing Tradition That Feeds the Soul Yet another research study indicating the benefits of family meal time for children and adolescents! If you aren’t already doing this, try it out for great emotional benefits for your children – the … Continue reading

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Divorce Filings

Did you know?? 1/3 of all divorce filings have the word “facebook” in them. Be careful out there! This tool of communicating is also a tool of the enemy to break families and hearts!

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In the News: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law on August 19, 2013 legislation that bars licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight.  The New Jersey Senate Bill 1172 seeks to prohibit “any counseling to minors … Continue reading

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Unhelpful Thinking Styles

1. Mental Filter – This can give us tunnel vision when we filter out some information to concentrate on some other information. Often this involves looking at the negative aspects of something and filtering out the positives.  Example: 5 people say positive things about … Continue reading

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Client Profile: Abuse

Client profile: This is the background of a 43 year old women who called for a counseling appointment this week.  Her original complaint was that she was a compulsive liar and therefore was having trouble maintaining a relationship with her … Continue reading

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