Oct 01

Mindfullness, Meditation and Why They Matter

By Melissa Sulkowski and Melanie Lichtinger, licensed professional counselors Posted on GoErie.com on September 29, 2019 Mindfulness and meditation are very different practices that help you reach similar goals. Mindfulness and meditation are often used interchangeably, but they are different. Both help calm the mind and body. Both allow you... read more →
Aug 18

Resolve Family Conflict Without Going To Court

By Melissa Sulkowski / Contributing Author Posted on GoErie.com August 18, 2019 Sometimes, you can save yourself the stress of going to court over family issues. Resolving family conflict can be difficult. How long the conflict has gone unaddressed or what the perspectives are of those involved in the conflict... read more →
Apr 18

Learning Curve of Life

Why are our minds so curious?  What is it about our experiences that draw us back into looking at them further?  You might say it is human nature. The ability to reflect provides an opportunity for learning.  It is a stimulant for growth.  It offers an invitation to visit places... read more →
Apr 18

Knowledge Is Power

Have you ever made the “right” decision only to realize after gaining more information, it may not have been?   As we grow and change, our knowledge base expands and so does our life perspective.  In working with families who are encountering divorce, educating them on their options may offer an... read more →
Apr 18

Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce

One of the most common questions I am asked when working with families in transition is “Will my children be okay”?  The simple answer to this question is that children will be as “okay” as their parents are.  Given that recent statistics reflect 40 percent of marriages end in divorce,... read more →