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“I-Statements” for Couples

When an adult relationship has been soured by misunderstandings, distrust and hurt feelings, it's hard to communicate with each other effectively. Tools are needed to help rebuild trust and cooperation with our partner. One of the most basic and important skills for open, non-defensive and positive communication is the “I-Statement.” ...Read More


How to Recognize Difficult or Controlling Communication Behaviors

Most people do some of the following behaviors sometimes – nobody is perfect and we can all be a little manipulative, pouty or domineering at times. And some folks are just generally irritating, but not so much that we can’t just roll our eyes and let it go. But here we are talking about people with a pattern of interpersonal interactions that makes most people around them uncomfortable, frustrated, guarded or even off-balance...Read More

Grief Counseling

DCC has therapists who specialize in and/or have a great deal of experience and training in grief and loss.We also offer support groups specific to helping those who are grieving the death of a loved one.

Current groups include:

-- Children's Grief Support Group for kids 8 to 15 who have lost a parent or sibling (with concurrent group for the surviving parents/guardians)

-- Suvivors of Suicide Loss Bereavement Group

Groups are added as needs arise. Call the office for more information: 760-636-4116.


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