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Life Seen Through Your Teens Eyes
Suzanne Wirth M.S.

Suzanne Wirth is an adolescent specialist has also published her first book "Preventing Teen Suicide: Life Seen Through Your Teens Eyes." This is a guide which helps parents navigate the awesome tasks of raising a teenager by explaining their thought processes. Parental advice is offered for the different circumstances of their teens life. Available for purchase directly through The safe Place for family Counseling, &

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Sometimes it’s hard to know if you are being abused. We know that something is not right in our relationship but is it abuse?

Have you ever experienced intense fear with no real reason?

The Mayo Clinic of health describes panic attacks as “a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause.” When I spoke to someone whom I hold close in my heart about their first panic attack

Are you or is your loved one an alcoholic?

Most people think of alcoholism as something that happens to other people, people that they do not know such as those they see on the movies or on TV.

What’s your story?

Everyone has a story about their past. Some of the stories are sweet and comforting and others are scary and sad. Some people were raised in a single parent household and some by their grandparents.

Are you still missing?

Are you still thinking and feeling about something or someone that you’ve lost? Unresolved losses lurk around in the back of your mind and heart. When I was four years old we moved from the city to the country.

Where are you my Love?

When they have passed you feel grief. Grief is the awesome emotion that overwhelms people when their loved one has died. It starts with numbness and shock.

Low Self Esteem - How do you see yourself?

Maresa was in fourth grade and it was a really tough time on her. It was picture day and I had taken her on a special trip to JC Penny’s to get the perfect outfit.

How much do you know about anger?

Society defines anger as “a normal reaction with a wide range of intensity, from mild irritation and frustration...

Do You Have Insomnia?

Insomnia is defined by the Mayo Clinic of Health as, a persistent disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard...

Underlying Issues Of Fatigue

People experience fatigue all of the time. You know the feeling; it is when you have no motivation for anything, even...

Are You Lonely?

Do you know that it is possible to feel lonely even surrounded by people? Loneliness is a feeling that comes from...

What Is Anxiety?

Imagine yourself in deep water, so deep that you cannot see the surface. Now imagine that you’ve run out of air...

Down With Depression

Do you ever feel light there is no light at the end of the ever growing tunnel that you are trying to run

How To Deal With Marital Stress

We all have stressors. Marital stress is a common one that can make your life unravel in the blink of an eye. In...

Parenting Problems

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a great parent? In my life I have had the pleasure of always being...