Family Guidance Centers

  • End of School Stress

    End of School Stress

    June 14, 2018 at 7:19 am 0 comments

    End of School Stress Family Guidance Centers It’s a very exciting time of year for many of us as we begin to enjoy the warmer temperatures, appreciate the longer days and make plans for summer vacation. Many families look forward to beach trips, visits with family and participating in other […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • School Bus Driver Job Fair to be held on Dec. 15

    School Bus Driver Job Fair to be held on Dec. 15

    December 7, 2017 at 7:58 am 0 comments

    School Bus Driver Job Fair to be held on Dec. 15 Are you interested in a 10-month work schedule with summers off? Do you want to have a schedule that mirrors the schedule of Chesterfield County Public Schools students? Check out the Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Driver Job Fair […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Meet Beau, Therapy dog in training

    Meet Beau, Therapy dog in training

    May 24, 2017 at 10:14 am 0 comments

    Meet Beau, Therapy dog in training Family Guidance Centers Meet Beau,  The newest member to the great staff at Family Guidance Centers, in Midlothian.  Beau was born in Pennsylvania but recently made the trip to the Robious Corridor to begin the rigorous Therapy Dog training process.   Beau is grateful […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
  • James River High is High School Ethics Bowl champion

    James River High is High School Ethics Bowl champion

    February 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

    James River High goes undefeated as the state High School Ethics Bowl champion James River High School James River High beat seven high school teams from across Virginia to capture the third annual High School Ethics Bowl held January 28th at the Collegiate School in Henrico County. The Rapids were […]

     
  • Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse

    Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse

    February 17, 2017 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

    Creating an Effective Response to Child Sexual Abuse Family Guidance Centers 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 of this issue. […]

     
  • Mindfulness in Motion

    Mindfulness in Motion

    January 31, 2017 at 6:54 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 […]

     
  • Millennial Survival 101 – Jason Wells

    Millennial Survival 101 – Jason Wells

    January 28, 2017 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

    Millennial Survival 101 Eight Things The Young Adults Of Today Should Know… And Don’t by Jason Wells Hey, I’ve got a joke.  Ready? What did the first millennial say to the second millennial? What? Some day I’ll live in my OWN basement! Well, a basement is better for this generation […]

     
  • Meet Jessica DeLisio, LCSW

    Meet Jessica DeLisio, LCSW

    January 26, 2017 at 8:16 am 0 comments

    Meet Jessica DeLisio, LCSW Family Guidance Centers – Midlothian Office  “I am a Strength Based therapist and believe it is my clinical responsibility to assist my clients in problem solving, establishing healthy coping skills, and setting and reaching their personal goals. I believe a therapeutic relationship can be established when […]

     
  • #NeicoStrong Update

    #NeicoStrong Update

    January 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

    A #NeicoStrong Update   Neico Update Robious Corridor Outreach Recently in the Robious Corridor, we featured the James River High School NJROTC. In fact, the NJROTC made it into the Winterfield Veterinary Hospital Spotlight.  We had no way of knowing the tragedy that would unfold the following week.  Tragedy is […]