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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 […]

     
  • Digestion – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Digestion – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    February 1, 2018 at 7:24 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Digestion – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Do you suffer from digestive “issues”? Whether it’s heartburn, bloating, constipation, or gas, certain foods can help to minimize the discomfort. As we age, constipation becomes more common. It’s important to boost our fiber and […]

     
  • Cold Weather – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Cold Weather – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 24, 2018 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Cold Weather – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Although this cold weather makes us think of comfort food, it doesn’t have to be unhealthy to be satisfying. There are plenty of recipes with creamy textures, heart healthy antioxidants, and protein that the […]

     
  • Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 18, 2018 at 9:38 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I often hear of the challenges of finding healthy snacks that are satisfying. Texture, variety, and flavor should not have to be sacrificed when choosing to eat healthier and cleaner. Here are a few of […]

     
  • Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 14, 2018 at 7:02 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us have heard that grapefruit juice can interact with a number of medications, including cholesterol-lowering drugs, but there are other healthy foods that can also interact with other medications as well. According to […]

     
  • Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 11, 2018 at 7:22 am 0 comments

     brought to you by acac Midlothian. Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian   Watching your portions is one of the best ways to enjoy a variety of foods without feeling like you have to give up all of your favorite foods. Saving 150 calories simply by pre-packing […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 8, 2018 at 7:13 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I’m sure most of us would like to eat a consistently healthy diet, but lack of time seems to keep those goals just out of reach. Here are a few tips to help you get organized […]

     
  • Holiday Health – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Holiday Health – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    December 14, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Holiday Health – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Here are a few tips to help you stay healthy (and sane) over the holidays. It’s okay to say no; we don’t have to be everything to everybody. If some obligations are too […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    December 9, 2017 at 7:02 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Are you ready to try some new food products to jazz up your healthy snack options? Most of these products can be found on Amazon and hopefully will soon make it to our local […]

     
  • Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    December 2, 2017 at 7:28 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the new American Heart Association guidelines for high blood pressure changing from 140/90 to 130/80, tens of millions more US adults will be told they are hypertensive. According to Dr. David Samadi, this means […]

     
  • Oil – NUTRUTION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Oil – NUTRUTION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 24, 2017 at 7:23 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Oil – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With so many choices of oils in the grocery store, it can be a challenge to know what oil is best. Although most oils contain 13g of fat and approximately 120 calories, it’s the varying […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 17, 2017 at 7:17 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Grocery shopping and eating out are part of our lives, but there are some easy-to-use free apps that can help you make healthier choices quickly. It’s important to track the quality of our foods and […]

     
  • Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 9, 2017 at 7:45 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are eating on the run, not getting enough sleep, and stress levels are rising. These can all be factors that can trigger acid reflux, heartburn, […]

     
  • Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    November 4, 2017 at 7:38 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Freezing – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Are you still relying on frozen dinners when you don’t feel like cooking? With the fall weather, this is a perfect time to start making more soups, stews, and healthy casseroles. Why not freeze single […]

     
  • 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 […]