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Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework and new fiscal concerns can lead to profound stress and a decline in marital satisfaction – all of which affect baby’s care. Not surprisingly, 69% of new parents experience conflict, disappointment and hurt feelings. Couples can learn how to prepare for life with their new baby and how to be the best parenting team possible by finding new ways to strengthen their relationship, and foster their baby’s development during this challenging time.
In her English-speaking counseling practice in Milan, Italy, Karen Rigatti helps couples with relationship issues, parenting of a new baby and culture shock and other challenges faced by expats. As a certified professional counselor,she specializes in working with clients on stress management, anxiety, life transitions (marriage, divorce, new parenthood), work-related conflicts, couples therapy, and cross cultural issues. Her office is centrally located in the Bocconi University area, overlooking Parco Ravizza.
Karen has made Milan her home since 2008. Originally from the US, she specializes in helping other English-speakers improve their quality of life through professional counseling.
Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Karen graduated with a degree in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She transferred to San Francisco and then London, before moving to Milan where she lives with her two daughters who were born here.
Karen is a member of both the American Counseling Association and AssoCounseling in Italy, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from the Centro Berne in Milan.
The best way to connect with Karen is through her website www.KarenRigatti.com or by telephone 349 130 5648
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Many people need and want counseling, but not without a handful of fears. Counseling can be a scary thing. It’s a huge step for people to step into a unfamiliar territory. Know this -- real people go to counseling.
At some point in life one could say - I’m all messed up - in a sense. Many times the people who really have problems are the ones who don’t think they have any problems – and that’s a problem.
Putting an end to the needless delay of counseling is key. So let’s address the pros and cons to counseling and how to get started.
BONUS INTERVIEW: Kenneth Lord of Disciples of the Christ
MUSIC SPONOSOR: TonyWHOA God Box
Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will be reviewing the effectiveness of community-based supervision. Today we have drug courts, gun courts, domestic violence courts, mental health courts, boot camps, intensive supervision, residential treatment, and so on. We really do not have enough research on how effective the supervision is of offenders under different programs. Using Albert Robert's work entitled "Correctional Counseling and Treatment" we will take a look at existing literature on programs and supervision, we will identify different theoretical frameworks for new models for offender supervision, and describe a model of behavioral management for offenderscorrectional counseling and rehabilitation within the prison system that uses engagement, early change, sustained change, and reinforcers over a period of 18 months to give us the end result we hope will be realized - an offender who will not reoffend.
8p ET/7p CT Wednesday, February 10, 2016: Dial 347-850-8486 to discover natural & scientific ways to reduce the risk of birth defects and maintain good reproductive health. Reproductive health affects everyone and many people struggle with infertility while many more try to manage the challenges of birth defects.
Root Cause Radio rebroadcasts the interviews with Symptometry Health Coach, Janan Derso and the founder of Symptometry, Dr. Maxwell Nartey on February 10th to share scientific facts and essential tips that will help to dispel myths about reproductive health issues and birth defects. Tune-in to discover:
the primary growth factor for viruses and how to protect oneself from a viral infection
what measures or actions a woman can take to reduce the risk of birth defects in her unborn child
why is reproductive health important to both men & women
Access this show and all podcasts at www.RootCauseRadio.com.
Root Cause Radio ~ Sharing the Secrets of Optimal Health
Being a teenager today means having to handle more stress and pressure than most previous generations. In a recent study, over 60% of teenage girls complained of feeling severely stressed. Without the proper resources and emotional tools, young women can find themselves struggling in their daily lives. By helping them identify the causes of their stress and learn effective ways to manage it, teens can significantly reduce the toll it takes on their emotional and physical health.
Professional counselor Karen Rigatti discusses some frequently asked questions:
What are the most common sources of stress for today's teen girls?
What are some of the signs of being too stressed?
What can parents do to help their teen if she is overly stressed?
How can teens learn to manage and decrease their stress?
Here we go again...the holidays. For some, it really is the most wonderful time of the year, but for many of us, it's more of a mixed bag: stress, added expenses, family (with all the good and bad), travel, illness, and yes, the food, fun and general festivities, too. There's nothing new in being more frazzled at this time of year, but wouldn't it be nice to feel less frazzled? Whatever your approach to self-care is throughout the rest of the year, the holiday season is when your daily and weekly routines - your habits - are more fragile than ever. With all the additional demands on our time and the increased number of emotional stressors, we risk letting go of the very things that keep us on a more even keel, leaving us feeling overwhelmed, depleted and having a lot less fun than we'd like. By keeping a few guiding principles in mind, you can be more emotionally prepared to handle the stress of the holidays, and feel like your best self in the meantime.
When a loved one needs mental health counseling, the hardest thing about it is getting them to show up for the sessions explained Dr. Mark Komrad, a psychiatrist and author, to Lon Dec. 7, 2015. In this interview, Dr. Komrad shares a few tips how to do that from his popular book: “You Need Help: a step-by-step guide to convince a loved one to get counseling.”
Contact: Mark Komrad M.D. 410-494-4411 email@example.com www.youneedhelpbook.com
Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 firstname.lastname@example.org www.strugglingteens.com
This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network. To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com
Happy New Chinese Year. We have entered the year of the Monkey.
Tune in if you wish to find out more about this.
Also, more on Angels and Timemaps and fairies; we have got the whole shabang here so if you want to get cosy,.... or not..., do join us for an interesting show with loaded audios and more.
This show is brought to you by your magic loving hosts Vanessa and Joanne and it is dedicated to Almine, world leading mystic and seer
BREAST CANCER IS AFFECTING MORE AND MORE WOMEN EACH YEAR. AND SO MANY ARE DISCOVERING THIS GENE THAT MAKES THE SITUATION MUCH WORSE. CAN OUR OWN IMMUNE SYSTEM BE STRONG ENOUGH TO WIN THE BATTLE? TUNE IN
Tune in every day to hear Dr. Len Brancewicz of The Nutrition Shoppe
discuss today's hottest health topics and news from a complimentary
perspective. From colds to cancer and everything in between, Dr. Len
can offer honest advice that makes sense.
As a Registered Pharmacist (RPh), Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN),
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (NMD), and a homeopath, Dr. Len has over
35 years experience in helping to keep you and your family healthy and
Call the show today to ask about your most pressing health concerns!
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Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session reviews correctional counseling and rehabilitation within the prison system. Correctional counseling is intended to transform a convicted felon, to rehabilitate them, into a responsible and productive member of our society. Those within correctional counseling understand the focus on the profession is on changing individual behavior and this often requires a complex mix of counseling, vocational training, social coaching, and academic enhancement. This session includes the findings of a nationwide survey on state correctional counseling and treatment. Using Albert Robert's work entitled "Correctional Counseling and Treatment" we will take a look at how the staffing patterns across the country, the medical, the mental health, the academic and the vocational training needs of offenders are being handled over twenty different state departments of corrections (DOCs). "John" joins us as an ex-offender who explains how he got into the prison system, what he did, what counseling did for him, and what his life has been like since his release after 6 1/2 years.
IT IS THE LAST FRIDAY OF THE FIRST MONTH OF 2016!
HAVE YOUR EXPECTATIONS BEGUN TO TAKE SHAPE AND FORM OR ARE YOU STILL HOLDING ON TO LAST YEARS DIRT?
THIS THE YEAR OF RELEASE, FROM WHATEVER IS SINKING YOUR BOAT, LET IT GO AND EXPECT GREAT OPPORTUNITIES, WHICH ONLY YOU MAY CLAIM FOR YOURSELF. WHATEVER YOU HAVE CREATED, IT IS NOT WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE SO LET GO, YOU CANNOT SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT WHAT DON;T HAVE, BECAUSE WHAT YOU DO HAVE IS ONE OF THE GREATEST POWERS IN THE UNIVERSE. TO ASK A QUESTION ABOUT YOUR GIFTS CALL: 646-478-5120 OR ONLINE: http://tobtr.com/8262487
REMEMBER, EVERY DAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY WHEN YOU REALIZE JUST BRILLANT YOUR GIFTS ARE. NAMAST'E,