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WFC Co-Hosts Successful Professional Luncheon last Friday 1/29

Westport Family Counseling and Westport House co-hosted a Professional Luncheon last Friday 1/29 at the Westport Inn.  35 local therapists and professionals attended the event and Westport Family Counseling’s clinical team spoke to the group about their Addiction and Trauma services.    

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WFC Teams Up With Westport House to Host a Professional Luncheon on 1/29

Westport Family Counseling teams up with Westport House to co-host a Professional Luncheon on Friday 1/29 at The Westport Inn.  The WFC Clinical Team will be speaking about their approach to addiction and trauma treatment. The topic of the WFC presentation is, “Treating The Host, As Well As The Addiction:” Whether chemical or behavioral in nature, addictions

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Holiday De-stressing

The holidays are traditionally a time for festivity and cheer. However, the pressure of traveling, hosting, cooking, and gift-giving can sometimes make the holiday spirit a little less bright.That’s because our bodies respond to stress, and stress affects almost every system in our body. Therefore, finding healthy ways to manage stress over the holidays is

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Community Presentation on Tuesday October 6th on “Redefining Family: Understanding and Supporting the Modern Family”

  Westport Family Counseling is hosting a Free Presentation for the Community on Tuesday October 6th at 8:30am.  Stephanie Schacher, PsyD will be presenting on “Redefining Family: Understanding and Supporting the Modern Family” 8:30-9am Complimentary Breakfast 9-10am – Presentation by Stephanie Schacher   This presentation will address the social and clinical issues relevant to families

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20 Local Professionals and Parents Attended WFC’s September Networking Breakfast and Presentation by Alison Bevan, Certified Sleep Consultant

Westport Family Counseling hosted an audience of 20 parents and professionals last Wednesday morning 9/16 for our September Networking Breakfast and Presentation by Alison Bevan, Certified Sleep Consultant.  The event was a great success and we had a great turnout of Fairfield County professionals and parents!

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Empty Nester

Adjusting to being an Empty Nester

The day has finally arrived. Your youngest child has been dropped off and is now a college student, which makes you… an Empty Nester. Marriage therapists see the gamut of reactions – from “Yippee” to “Oy vay.” If you fall into this latter category and are entering this new life phase with trepidation (or even

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Taking The Stress Out Of Back To School

If only it was as easy as it looks in the Staples commercials – breezing through the aisles with visions of your kids happily heading back to school.  For many kids and parents, alike, back-to-school is filled with anxiety. Whether it is a kindergartner, just entering school, a middle-schooler in the throes of adolescence, or

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Tips On How Families Can Spend Quality, Peaceful Time Together

Summer is often when families spend time together, whether vacationing at home, or traveling abroad. Being together presents an opportunity to grow relationships, and build feelings of connectedness. Of course, with more time together, tensions can sometimes increase, and conflict can ensue. Here are a few tips to make sure your summertime “Family Time” is

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The Westport Family Counseling Building

WFC Offering Free Community Presentation on “Strategies to Resolve Behavioral Sleep Problems In Children” on September 16th at 9am

  Westport Family Counseling is hosting a Free Presentation for the Community on Wednesday September 16th at 9am.  Alison Bevan, Certified Sleep Specialist will be presenting on “Strategies to Resolve Sleep Issues in Children.” 9-9:30- Complimentary Breakfast 9:30-10:30- Presentation by Alison Bevan Lack of quality of sleep has a pervasive effect on the physical and

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