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5/21/2018
Joy Query’s father took night classes to work his way through higher education. He valued education and wanted to ensure that others had access to opportunities like he did. So every month he gave a donation to a boarding school in England that helped underprivileged boys. His example wasn’t lost...
5/9/2018
Heather Siek is a therapist at The Village's Moorhead office and provides PCIT to families.
When parents come to The Village for Parent Child Interaction Therapy, they’re exhausted, overwhelmed, and at a loss for what to do. “They feel like they are always walking on eggshells with their children,” says Nicole Sayre , a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with The Village’s Alexandria office. “When...
5/2/2018
A woman appreciates the bluebells growing in a field.
As spring comes into full bloom, it often brings a sense of renewed energy. The season brings to mind spring cleaning and becoming more active and involved. It means the end of school for the year is near, and we begin thinking about summer plans – what activities, events, games,...
4/26/2018
Addiction affects the entire family.
By Mary Jo Hansen, M.Ed, LPC, LAC | First Step Recovery When a family member is in serious trouble, many families will go to any length to help the one they love. It’s like their battle cry, whether spoken or unspoken, is, “All for one, and one for all.” Unfortunately,...
4/23/2018
IOP clients come from all walks of life.
"IOP changed my life in the best way possible." – Intensive Outpatient Program client Clients of The Village’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Fargo come from all walks of life. Professionals. Unemployed. Stay-at-home moms. Homeless. By the end of their time in the program, they’ve found they are a lot...