The Transition House Blog

Recovering from emotional abuse that occurred during your childhood

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Mar 21, 2017 12:24:59 PM

Adults can spend a majority of their lives confronting things that happened to them in their childhood. If you've gone through an emotional trauma or emotional abuse has occurred in your childhood, it can take years to come to terms with these experiences. It is completely possible with counseling to overcome these issues. Similarly to many other forms of abuse, the victims can suppress feelings emotional neglect is difficult to identify as there are frequently no observable signs. More importantly, emotional neglect is generally unrecognized by the child until symptoms begin to appear in adulthood. The symptoms of childhood emotional abuse or neglect that show up in adulthood include:
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Topics: Active Parenting

Tips for raising an emotionally healthy child

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Mar 20, 2017 10:36:22 AM

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Tips for keeping sober this St. Patrick's Day

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Mar 8, 2017 1:56:26 PM

One of the biggest drinking days of the year is coming up – St. Patrick’s Day. A celebration of the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has become known more for drinking than celebrating Irish heritage, especially in the U.S. When you’re out celebrating as a newly sober person, it can be difficult to resist temptations. When you are newly sober, even a simple fun holiday like St. Patrick's Day can be an extremely stressful time. Added social pressures can cause even the strongest person to relapse. To help you during this crucial time, we’ve put together a few tips to ensure that you enjoy St. Patrick's Day with your sobriety intact.

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Help support The Transition House programs by donating needed items

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Feb 23, 2017 3:01:55 PM


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What you and your partner can expect in couples counseling

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Feb 20, 2017 12:52:40 PM

Announcing that you’re going to couples therapy can result in raised eyebrows from those who aren’t well versed in the benefits of counseling. There’s a stigma associated with counseling, especially for couples. Thinking that there is something “wrong” with your relationship, outsiders might not understand that going to couples counseling is a positive step that helps healthy relationships, too. To debunk some of these myths, we’re discussing what to expect in couples counseling and how it can help your relationship.

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Topics: Counseling

Signs that your child might need counseling for impulsivity

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Feb 10, 2017 3:47:35 PM

Children are naturally curious and are full of energy, but often times when a child has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), their impulsivity can become an issue. ADHD is the most common mental health disorder that affects children. An estimated 6.4 million children are diagnosed in the United States alone. The three main symptoms of ADHD are impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. Parents of children with ADHD often have concerns over the impulsivity and actions of their children. What are the signs?

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Topics: Counseling for Children

Why Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to practice self-love

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Feb 7, 2017 4:25:04 PM

Valentine’s Day, viewed by some as a “Hallmark holiday”, is a day that is dedicated to celebrating love and showing the people in your life that you appreciate them. More often than not, Valentine’s Day can bring stress and worry to those who feel pressure to celebrate with a special someone in a grand fashion (flowers, chocolate, and fancy dinners come to mind). Even if you aren’t celebrating Valentine’s Day with someone, it doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the holiday's festivities. We’ve got a few ways that you can take the time to give yourself some love this Valentine’s Day...

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Community partner highlight: IDignity

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jan 27, 2017 2:25:54 PM

The Transition House, Inc. has developed valuable community partners and behavioral health resources over the years that work with us to assist our clients and their families. Our community partners are a vital part of the success of our clients and those in need around Osceola County and the Central Florida area.

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TTHI Counseling Center puts your needs first

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jan 19, 2017 4:01:23 PM

When the Transition House was established in 1993 in St. Cloud, Florida,  we began as a halfway house, providing substance abuse treatment and transitional housing for men. Our goal was to assist homeless men with alcohol or drug abuse diagnoses, and to prepare them for their return to society as productive and self-sustaining members of the community.

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Topics: Counseling

What are the signs of substance abuse dependency?

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jan 13, 2017 2:21:51 PM

There’s a fine line between recreational use and substance dependency. Young adults are so often tempted with recreational substance use, especially in their college years. What begins as ‘innocent’ experimentation can turn into a dangerous substance dependency. So what exactly is substance dependency, and how can you recognize it in your loved ones?

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Topics: Substance Abuse

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The Transition House is a behavioral health organization serving the public and homeless veterans in Osceola County.

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