Defining Marriage

Defining Marriage

And they lived “happily ever after”… until the in-laws got involved.  Listen as Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) discusses ways to address conflict when it comes to setting boundaries with in-laws.  She offers insight for parents and adult-children.   To learn more about the Orthodox Christian...

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Respect Your Parents: Not Just for Kids!

Respect Your Parents: Not Just for Kids!

What do you do when your parents are no longer a proper example for your children?   We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak on a current dynamic of extended families. Are boundaries the answer?  Listen and you will...

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Self-Expression and Self-Esteem

Self-Expression and Self-Esteem

Has parenting exhausted you? We’ve invited Allena Barbato, a licensed family therapist and associate of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Group (OCCI), to speak with Fr. Christopher Metropulos to offer guidance when generations clash. Allena brings encouragement to parents who struggle to balance the dependence/ independence their children are experiencing through...

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Morality and Video Games

Morality and Video Games

Dr. Randa Anderson, a licensed psychologist with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), talks with Fr. Chris regarding coping strategies during the stress of the holidays.  Reasonable expectations and proper planning aren’t the only answers.  There is so much more!   To learn more about the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute, visit...

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Parenting Through Financial Hardship

Parenting Through Financial Hardship

In a time when so many families are struggling for financial security, we’ve asked Allena Barbato, a licensed family therapist and an associate of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak with us on the new challenges of parenting with limited resources.  Thankfully, what our children need most is...

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Teens and Technology

Teens and Technology

Have your children been introduced to the addictive qualities of modern technology?  We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak with our guest host, Emmy Louvaris, on how our children are affected by modern technology, beyond stifling their social skills...

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Bullying, What Can Parents Do?

Bullying, What Can Parents Do?

Bullying is at an epidemic level, with the new trend being cyber bullying.  Your child could be the victim, or possibly the assailant.  We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak on the topic.  He offers us insight into the...

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