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  • Meet David Arakelian, LCSW

    Meet David Arakelian, LCSW

    April 5, 2018 at 7:18 am 0 comments

    Meet David Arakelian, LCSW Licensed Professional Counselor at Family Guidance Centers’ Chesterfield Office David Arakelian obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2010 and his Master’s degree in Social Work at VCU in 2012.  He has had been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified […]

     
  • Anxiety! The Therapy Journey to Beat It

    Anxiety! The Therapy Journey to Beat It

    March 15, 2018 at 8:25 am 0 comments

      Anxiety! The Therapy Journey to Beat It Family Guidance Centers Editor’s Note: Many thanks to our Associate, Michael McManus, LPC, for providing a therapists’ viewpoint of working with debilitating anxiety conditions. His “story” format allows a more personal take on how a therapist will engage such a complex circumstance. […]

     
  • Not My Child

    Not My Child

    February 21, 2018 at 7:55 am 0 comments

    Brought to you by The Shaved Duck Restaurant Not My Child Family Guidance Centers As a therapist at Chesterfield Family Guidance, I try and write pertinent information that can be useful to the community. Although therapists can provide useful information, education, statistics, etc, surrounding mental health topics, those individuals that […]

     
  • Life with an Eating Disorder

    Life with an Eating Disorder

    February 5, 2018 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

    Brought to you by The Shaved Duck Restaurant Life with an Eating Disorder Pondering How I Look; Forgetting to be Who I am Family Guidance Centers Often times people ponder, or obsess over how they look. Comparing oneself to magazines or unattainable fantasy standards has become a guide post for […]

     
  • Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    January 9, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor at Family Guidance Centers’ Chesterfield Office Mike McManus is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida, as well as all requisites for a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (ABD). Mike utilizes […]

     
  • Meet Nina Lacky, LPC

    Meet Nina Lacky, LPC

    November 19, 2017 at 7:50 am 0 comments

    brought to you by Family Guidance Centers. Meet Nina Lacky, LPC Family Guidance Centers Meet Nina Lackey, Licensed Professional Counselor, from Family Guidance Centers, Chesterfield Office. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior Keep your behavior positive because […]

     
  • Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 27, 2017 at 7:15 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the holiday season fast approaching, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a time-saving appliance that didn’t need foods to be defrosted, beans pre-soaked, and could even pop popcorn? Well, there is; the Instant […]

     
  • October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 21, 2017 at 7:08 am 0 comments

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With October being breast cancer awareness month, it’s important that we all take account of our health. Most of us have friends or relatives that have struggled with this disease and although many things in life can’t be controlled, we can […]

     
  • From a Robious Reader. . .Rules For Sons

    From a Robious Reader. . .Rules For Sons

    September 17, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Rules For Sons. . . from a Robious Corridor Reader Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs aren’t one. The man at the grill is the closest thing we have to a king. In a negotiation, never make the […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 2, 2017 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Snack – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now is a good time to get the family more focused on healthy habits for the school year. A snack basket without chips and fruit roll ups is a good place to start. Low sugar granola bars, dehydrated or fresh fruit, […]

     
  • Therapy – The Information You Want

    Therapy – The Information You Want

    August 12, 2017 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Therapy…The Information You Want Family Guidance Centers Why do people enter therapy? People seek therapy because they need assistance with problems in daily living. These problems can be persistent and frequently interfere with routine functioning. Some important signs are excessive anxiety, depression, loneliness, guilt, and low self-confidence. Anyone can be […]

     
  • 100 Beds for 100 Kids Initiative 2017 kicks off with lofty goal

    100 Beds for 100 Kids Initiative 2017 kicks off with lofty goal

    June 25, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

    100 Beds for 100 Kids Initiative 2017 Bridging RVA It’s hard to believe that there are children in our community who are sleeping on floors, sofas and chairs each night.  Regardless of the reason, we believe every child deserves the dignity of sleeping in a bed of their own.  We […]

     
  • 24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline

    24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline

    May 9, 2017 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

      24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline Chesterfield County Police Did you know the Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services offers “same day access” for county residents? Yep. Anyone in need of services (adult outpatient therapy, substance use therapy, kids’ therapy, case management) can walk in during their business hours (Monday-Thursday […]

     
  • Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business

    Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business

    April 26, 2017 at 7:07 am 0 comments

    Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business Family Guidance Centers Since 1980, Family Guidance Centers has been offering their clients experienced and compassionate clinical care, which gives not only gives them the distinction of having served the people of Chesterfield longer than any other private mental health group […]

     
  • Registration for Good Shepherd 2017 Summer Camp is now open!

    Registration for Good Shepherd 2017 Summer Camp is now open!

    April 12, 2017 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

        Registration for the areas hottest summer camp is now open! Good Shepherd Episcopal School Good Shepherd Episcopal School offers a full roster of summer camps for ages 3 (potty trained) – 15 years with morning, afternoon and all-day.  CLICK HERE to browse the calendar to find camps for […]

     
  • Community Bike Bash & Expo

    Community Bike Bash & Expo

    April 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

    Community Bike Bash & Expo Good Shepherd Episcopal School   On Saturday, May 6th, from 12pm until 5pm, the Good Shepherd Episcopal School is sponsoring Community Bike Bash and Expo at the corner of 43rd street and Springhill Avenue.  This family friendly event is a perfect way for bikers of […]

     
  • Mindfulness in Motion Group – Open to Public

    Mindfulness in Motion Group – Open to Public

    March 21, 2017 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

    Mindfulness in Motion Focusing to relax, Building self-awareness, Skills for coping, Managing emotions Family Guidance Centers – Midlothian Office Mindfulness in Motion is an open enrollment group to assist in management of anxiety, depression, stress and anger, chronic pain, and job burn out. Mindfulness is the art of focusing your […]

     
  • Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse

    Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse

    March 12, 2017 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

    Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse Family Guidance Centers – Midlothian Office Over the past 30 years, I have worked with children that have been sexually abused. I wish I could say I have seen fewer cases as we try and educate the public to signs and symptoms […]

     
  • What’s Happening in the Robious Corridor with Liz!

    What’s Happening in the Robious Corridor with Liz!

    March 11, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Midlothian Boys Lacrosse Parents Night Out Fundraiser Salisbury Country Club Please join the Midlothian Boys Lacrosse Parents Night Out Fundraiser party on March 18, 2017 at Salisbury Country Club from 7 to 11 pm. Cost is $50 per adult and includes 1 drink ticket, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing to Jason […]

     
  • Kindergarten registration day is April 20

    Kindergarten registration day is April 20

    March 10, 2017 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

    Kindergarten registration day is April 20 Chesterfield County Public Schools Kindergarten registration for all school divisions in Central Virginia is April 20. Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be 5  years old on or before Sept. 30, 2017, to attend kindergarten. […]