CCC Brandi

Ask A Therapist: Brandi Callison

  Welcome to the second interview of Ask a Therapist, an exclusive Q&A with a Chico Creek Counseling therapist. Over the year, I’ll share the inner workings of each CCC therapist’s mind and dig into his or her counseling philosophy. I hope you enjoy getting to know each unique and amazing individual as much as […]

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The #1 Way to Strengthen Your Relationship

  Welcome to the final week on how to cultivate a healthy relationship! We here at Chico Creek Counseling have offered a whirlwind of relationship advice this month. Week 1, we highlighted Key Attributes of a Healthy Relationship. Week 2, we cringed at Destructive Behaviors in a Relationship. And this week, to sum up the […]

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How to Cultivate a Healthy Relationship: Avoid This #1 Destructive Behaviors

  Welcome back to our foray into healthy relationships. In February, the month of love, we’re answering these questions: What are the warning signs that our relationship is headed for combustion? How can we identify if a relationship is headed for bliss? And how can we cultivate a healthy relationship? Last week we talked about […]

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Key Attributes of a Healthy Relationship

Key Attributes of a Healthy Relationship

  Ah, romantic relationships. From the moment hormones start awakening in our preteen bodies, we all become obsessed with being in one. Like I’ve told my kids, wanting to be in a relationship is all well and good. It’s a natural part of life. A healthy relationship can be extremely fulfilling, a source of comfort […]

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Ask a Therapist: Colleen Hayes

    Welcome to the first week of Ask a Therapist, an exclusive interview with a Chico Creek Counseling therapist. Over the year, I’ll share the inner workings of each CCC therapist’s mind and dig into his or her counseling philosphy. I hope you enjoy getting to know each unique and amazing individual as much […]

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CCC Goal-Setting

How Goal-Setting Is the First Step to Success

  Last week we agreed to switch our language from New Year’s Resolutions to goals. It’s a psychological choice. Resolutions tend to be broken before January even ends. Goals, on the other hand, are a whole different matter.   We are familiar with goals. Starting in kindergarten, we were taught to set goals for academic […]

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The holidays are just around the corner!

The holidays are just around the corner! Many of us think of delicious big dinners and pumpkin pie with whip cream piled high. Although Thanksgiving and Christmas are special times of year to give thanks for the people we have in our life and/or what we have, for many people, this time of year is […]

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Step-Parenting: Tips for the Biological Parent

You’ve been parenting on your own for a while now.  Perhaps you divorced or were widowed, it doesn’t matter.  What matters is that you and the kids have been figuring this out solo for a period of time, you’ve found the person to love as your romantic partner, and now you’re getting (or have gotten) […]

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