Resources for more information

My Tip Sheets

I have written a series of tip sheets to help with common problems. Download the tip sheets below, and feel free to share them with a friend.

Gratitude Tip Sheet
Research has shown that expressing gratitude in our lives increases happiness and decreases depression. Includes exercises and tips for increasing your level of gratitude.

Helping Children Adjust to Divorce
Research suggests that with parental support most children can adjust fairly well to divorce. Learn how successful adjustment is related to the quality of the parents' relationship.

Wondering if You are Depressed?
Feeling sad or low at times in your life is normal and healthy. However, when feeling down begins to interfere with your ability to enjoy relationships, succeed at work or to manage the daily responsibilities of life it’s time for a change.

Holidays Got You Down and (Stressed) Out?
The winter holiday season can bring sadness, loneliness and stress. Learn to recognize the signs of holiday stress and find out what you can do to alleviate it.



Resources on the Web

www.gottman.com For information and research findings about marriage, as well as two relationship quizzes you can take.

www.search-institute.org For information and research findings about what all kids need to succeed in life.

www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/family/350-850/350-850.html For an outline of what to expect in adolescent development and how parents can interact with their teens in the most constructive ways.


Here is information on two trusted colleagues who also offer high-quality services.

Dalton Rumfield, M.S., NCC, LPC
Dalton provides counseling services for children, adolescents and families. He offers Play Therapy for young children and Substance Abuse Counseling for adolescents and adults. Dalton has a very engaging counseling style and quickly establishes rapport with all ages. Dalton also works with adults focusing on overall wellness. For more information please visit his website at www.alliancecw.com

Christine Wilke, Ed.S, L.M.F.T.
Christine Wilke is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She specializes in helping couples develop more supportive and satisfying relationships. She has extensive training in Imago Relationship Therapy based on the model developed by Harville Hendrix in his best selling book, Getting the Love you Want. For more information visit her website at www.christinewilke.com