Teletherapy: Is It Right For You?

In the wake of recommendations for physical distancing and, for some high-risk populations, self-quarantining, many are asking how they can continue to best address their mental health needs.   Some people are may find their symptoms of depression and anxiety are … Continue reading

Navigating the World of Insurance

Insurance benefits can be confusing! Here is some helpful information about utilizing your insurance benefits at Lake Norman Family Therapy.  Hopefully this will allow you to easily navigate your insurance benefits as they pertain to services rendered in our office. … Continue reading

Perfect Holidays?

My Christmases have been defined by memories, traditions, rituals, wishes, and things that may or may not matter. Like many of you, I had holiday wishes that did and did not happen. As a parent, I try to make as … Continue reading

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Us? We know you have many options in the community when you are choosing a mental health provider….so why choose Lake Norman Family Therapy? While I’m admit I’m biased toward my amazing team of talented women, I think … Continue reading

Emotional and Physical Intimacy: It All Adds Up

Most of the couples I work with struggle with communication, and are eager to work on that in relationship counseling.  They will ask me to help translate, interpret, and even speculate on their feelings so that their partner clearly understands … Continue reading

On Grief

On Grief… Four years ago, my husband and I lost a dear friend of both of ours in a military plane crash. It happened on a routine flight, and not in combat, so the news was shocking to us. We … Continue reading

Common Insurance Questions Answered

Insurance coverage has become increasingly difficult to navigate and understand, and there are a lot of insurance questions when it comes to your mental health. Lake Norman Family Therapy strives to provide clients, both current and potential, with detailed information to … Continue reading

Positive Parenting

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox One of my favorite things to do at Lake Norman Family Therapy is to help parents feel more confident in their skills and improve relationships between parents and children. One … Continue reading

Self Care is Not Selfish; It is Essential

When I was in graduate school, my social work professor asked her students to write what we had done for self care on the white board. If someone wrote something that was truly self care, such as going to dinner … Continue reading