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Back to School Sleep Schedule

Well parents, the kids have finally returned to school! Yippee!!  Getting back in the routine can be hard.  But, please don’t underestimate the power of the nightly routine. All of us (even our kiddos) need restful sleep to function well during the day. Not having...

When is the Right Time to Seek Counseling?

Have you ever thought about seeing a counselor?  People seek counseling for a variety of reasons.  You don’t have to be “crazy” or have a serious mental health problem to benefit from therapy. Family Services counselors know that each day they will meet clients that...

Working to End Domestic Violence in Southeast Texas

Family Services of Southeast Texas announced this week that they will expand their Batterer’s Intervention and Prevention Program to include a weekly class in Orange.  “Our classes in Beaumont and Port Arthur have been very successful,” said Executive Director Janet...

Basic Steps to Deal with Anger

At the Family Services Counseling Center, we teach people how to manage their anger.  We begin with helping people understand that anger is a feeling – and feelings are OK.  Its not wrong to become angry.  Anger is a normal and necessary emotion.  It is a very...

Why Even the Smallest Business Needs an Employee Assistance Program

Worsening health status and stagnating productivity are major concerns of employers nationwide. Some employers are experiencing alarming increases in absence rates due to the growing number of claims for short- and long-term disability and Family Medical Leave. Stress...