Diving into LifeTutors: Our Model

By LHadmin / November 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Diving into LifeTutors: Our Model

 “It takes a village to raise a child” is an African proverb that means that an entire community of people must provide for and interact positively with children.  And let’s be honest- coming into adulthood is not an easy chapter along the human journey and presents challenges for the young person as well as the family…

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Sympathy vs. Empathy

By LHadmin / October 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Sympathy vs. Empathy

Good Intentions We have all heard these words, and they are often used interchangeably, but mistakenly so. There is a lot of confusion about the distinction between the two, and their distinction is critical. Diving into what they really mean helps foster emotional awareness and can allow you to better support someone who is going…

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Dad to the Rescue: Dorm Room Must-Haves for a Successful Semester

By LHadmin / October 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Dad to the Rescue: Dorm Room Must-Haves for a Successful Semester

Whether you moved your kid into their dorm for the first time this fall or are already into the college dorm routine, it’s never too late for dad to come to the rescue with awesome dorm room items. Other than attending classes, going to the cafeteria, and hanging out with friends, college students spend much…

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What Exactly is Motivational Interviewing?

By LHadmin / September 30, 2021 / Comments Off on What Exactly is Motivational Interviewing?

This guest article was graciously contributed by Hillary Bolter, LCSW, LCAS, owner and foundering of Bolter Counseling & Consulting. In her private counseling practice, Hillary specializes in helping individuals who have PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, individuals who have a history of substance abuse, and more. In her consulting practice she teaches helping professionals Motivational…

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Talking to Your Professors About Your Mental Health

By LHadmin / August 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Talking to Your Professors About Your Mental Health

With the return of fall, many students are heading back to school or college. Whether in person, virtually, or in a hybrid setting, starting a new school year is often an exciting but stressful time. For students with mental health concerns, it can feel even more overwhelming.

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Coach Spotlight: Amber Burrell

By LHadmin / August 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Coach Spotlight: Amber Burrell

Amber is one of our superstar coaches in Charlotte, and the experience she brings to our LifeClients is unbelievable. From her wisdom as a mother, to her background as a vocational coach, and even her true-grit experiences as an obstacle course racer, she has the ability to impart invaluable knowledge, all while uplifting and empowering LifeClients from a holistic standpoint. Read our interview with Amber below to find out what makes her a stellar coach and mentor.

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Coach Spotlight: Trey Crispin

By LHadmin / August 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Coach Spotlight: Trey Crispin

Trey Crispin is a gentle giant!  He is soft spoken and approaches our LifeClients with tenderness and compassion.  His excellent reflective listening and motivational interviewing skills allow him to act as a mirror for our LifeClients. You will often hear him saying, “so what I hear you saying is….”.  He cares greatly about others and…

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Adulting 101: What to Know About Becoming a Responsible Adult

By LHadmin / August 2, 2021 / Comments Off on Adulting 101: What to Know About Becoming a Responsible Adult

With adulthood comes many joys and opportunities for growth, but also lots of challenges. While adulting can be downright scary at times, it’s important to remember that we’re not alone in all this. Many of us struggle at one time or another, and support services are available to help us make it through as we transition into adulthood.

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Remote Sessions: Travel Doesn’t Have to Mean a Lapse in Care

By LHadmin / July 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Remote Sessions: Travel Doesn’t Have to Mean a Lapse in Care

LifeTutors understands that real life means travel plans, family get-togethers, and all sorts of other adventures. Now that it is officially summer, our young adult LifeClients are heading home to visit family and taking trips to reconnect with friends. Our LifeClients are on the move and we see this as positive momentum towards reaching their…

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Coach Spotlight: Becks Logan

By LHadmin / May 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Coach Spotlight: Becks Logan

We know that our LifeTutors are the driving force behind our organization, as they are the people on the ground, supporting our LifeClients. All of our LifeTutors bring unique skillsets and talents to the table. Each one is so integral to the overall function of our team. We love to brag on our own, so…

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