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Hope for Healing

Every journey to healing begins with HOPE

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Every journey to healing begins with HOPE.  I invite you to join us on the pathway of healing and living joyfully.  On the Hope for Healing website you’ll find tools and resources to learn and apply new skills to increase happiness,  build confidence and self-esteemstrengthen families and marriagesmanage stress, and help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.  You have the power to create the life you want.  We’ll show you how.



Children's Mental Health

Parenting can be a challenge.  Listen to an informative podcast with pediatric mental health expert Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge.  Dr. Roseann shares proven therapies to help children be calm, happy, listen better, get better grades, and get along better with others.  For more information listen to a podcast, visit Dr. Roseann’s website or read her book “It’s Gonna Be Okay.”

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The Marriage Place with Kim Bowen LPC

Listen to an informative podcast with licenced professional counselor Kim Bowen who explains how to build stronger, healthier, and happier relationships.  She also shares tips on how to find a good marriage counselor.  And if you’d like to work with Kim directly, you can connect with her at  

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Parenting teens that struggle

“I feel like my kid has taken over control of my home; how do I get control of my home back?” In this episode of Linda’s Corner, Aaron Huey gives real life strategies to help parent ‘at risk’ teens. Aaron has over 20 years experience as a parent coach and interventionist. He is also the host of the #1 parenting podcast “Beyond Risk and Back.” 

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How to raise a successful, happy family

How do you raise a successful, happy family?

Research shows that going back to the basics is actually the most effective way to raise a happy, successful family. 

Here are 5 simple things you can do to raise a successful, happy family – backed by science.

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6 Scientific reasons why eating together matters

Family dinner is not just about the food; it’s about the family.  Research shows that eating together as a family improves mental and emotional health, improves relationships, improves physical health, promotes better behavior, and promotes better academic achievement.   

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Toxic family relationships and how to establish healthy boundaries

We get to choose our friends, and if we have a falling out, we can end the friendship, but families are different in that we don’t get to pick our family and for good or bad they will always be attached to us in some way.  Learn how to establish healthy boudaries.

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Free ebook

Healthy marriages lead to healthy lives, healthy families, and a healthy community.  Marriage matters.  Everybody knows that a marriage can deteriorate, but not everybody knows that a marriage can also be rejuvenated.  

Click the button below to learn more and how to get your free ebook “30 Days to a Better Marriage.”

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Overcoming teen depression and anxiety

Teen depression is on the rise, and a parent’s best strategy to help a child is to promote the development of key skills.

Depression and anxiety in teenagers are very real and very destructive when left alone, but a treatment that focuses on building resources and skills is very successful.  


Laugh and learn

You can laugh your way to a better marriage.  Mark Gungor’s funny and insightful books and videos are an excellent resource for improving understanding and relationships.  If you’ve never heard of him, this hillarious short video about the difference between men’s and women’s brains is an excellent introduction.  Enjoy!

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5 tips to increase happiness


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17 simple ways to relieve worry, stress, and anxiety