River City Counseling

River City Counseling

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With very few exceptions, it doesn’t work well for couples to keep money separate. I’m talking more bill pay and other everyday expenses. Resentment builds.
Sacramento therapist Steve
DeBenedetti-Emanuel River City Counseling shares
some strategies for coping with difficult family
encounters during the holidays.
In this week's SacWellness article, local therapist Steve Debenedetti Emanuel at River City Counseling talks about a traumatic experience he recently went through with his family and how he has coped with it.
This week's SacWellness article is written by Sacramento therapist Steve DeBenedetti-Emanuel at River City Counseling. Steve connected with several local couples therapists and asked them their #1 tips for couples. This is a sequel to an article he wrote earlier in 2019.
Very good article from River City Counseling about talking to our kids honestly (and having our own grief too).
Interacting with family during the holidays can be hard! Especially with things like impeachment going on this year!

In this week's SacWellness article, Sacramento therapist Steve DeBenedetti-Emanuel at River City Counseling shares some strategies to cope with difficult family encounters over the holidays.
In this week's blog post, Sacramento therapist Steve Debenedetti-Emanuel at River City Counseling shares some relationship tips from several local therapists.
In this week's SacWellness article, local therapist Steve DeBenedetti-Emanuel at River City Counseling shares his latest from his blog where he talks about his experiences raising a child as a therapist.

In this post he talks about some of the struggles of watching children grow up while trying to be the best parents we can, despite whatever else we might have going on.

Helping pre-teens, teens, couples, individuals, parents, and entire families live more happy and ful Helping pre-teens, teens, couples, individuals, parents, and entire families live more happy and fulfilling lives.

Operating as usual

04/15/2022

If you’re struggling to find a who works near you, broaden your search. If you live in , you can see anyone you want. I can help.

04/15/2022

When personal and professional life feel out of control, cleaning helps bring it in control. Floors scrubbed and sinks and toilets and counters (even behind the blender) Much better. As my good friend Lud says, I’m Jeff Ludlum

04/15/2022

When you identify your with a number, or talk about their annoying behavior, thinking it’s cute, your child might see it someday and be hurt or angry. It’s good for my practice, but save the money and talk with your friends.

04/14/2022

, per Google, 98% of your will break-up with their high school sweetheart. If they share nudes for this person, they’ll never know where the pics will go when they break-up. Angry and sad people can be vindictive and share pics with the world.

04/13/2022

, per Google, 98% of your will break-up with their high school sweetheart. If they take nudes for this person, they’ll never know where the pics will go when they break-up Angry and sad people can be vindictive and share pics with the world.

04/13/2022

When you feel a bit frazzled , it helps to do some simple, easy things. My thing is making a big batch of and watering my .

04/11/2022

Different post than usual. As someone with debilitating that flares periodically, I would not have been able to get off the couch without . When
I’ve asked to get rid of extras at my pharmacy, they were not able to help. So I’ve had to pound them up, drown them in water and throw them out. Pharmacists’ suggestion.
My guess is that a significant number of pills are coming from leftovers that family members steal. Cutting down opioid deaths should include an active, easy way to dispose of extras.

04/08/2022

, it’s best to wait to give your consequences until after you’ve cooled off. If you don’t, you risk being punitive and having to reevaluate consequences later.

04/08/2022

, when you coach your kid from the sideline you risk: your kid resenting you and quitting a sport rather than being criticized, a different kid being confused, thinking you’re the coach, the coach being angry because you gave advice (probably bad) and other parents being angry. Cheer and encourage.

04/07/2022

, it’s ok to change the consequences you give your . When you cool down and think about it, you can pivot and lessen (or increase).

04/05/2022

Sometimes shows up as . When we’re able to tell someone we’re scared instead of angry, we’re more likely to get the support and help that we need.

04/05/2022

Listen to listen. Don’t listen and think of your response while they’re talking.

04/03/2022

We want our to be kind, honest and peaceful. But today, I add to the list. They can’t thrive without it.

03/30/2022

Check-in with your kids about how they’re doing . Even if they say they’re fine, you give the message that the door is open for any future conversations.

03/27/2022

You have to love it when you’re getting before your soccer game and the register shows that you’ve paid. I figured it somehow picked up my Apple Pay. Checked my account later and $ didn’t come out. Nice little treat for the .

03/26/2022

. How are you doing? I’ve been told several times over that this is your hardest year ever

03/26/2022

He’s .” She’s . They’re . If we are so good at evaluating other people’s issues, we should be skilled at naming our own. Work on your issues.

03/24/2022

I talked to a having . Somewhat suddenly he stated that, “ need to realize that their kids aren’t using drugs for no reason. It’s their way of saying things aren’t ok. Instead of getting down on them when grades get bad, wonder why and ask if they’re ok.” Perfectly stated.

03/23/2022

Don’t ignore on your easiest days. Having a regimen in pace will help you on your more challenging days.

03/22/2022

My day: one session, 1 session, I session in the , 1 session by and 1 session. If any of these sessions sounds appealing and you live in , reach out.

March Madness and Family All Day Every Day. - River City Counseling % 03/17/2022

March Madness and Family All Day Every Day. - River City Counseling %

It's time for March Madness. It's one of my family's favorite times of year. We have traditions special to just us. What sort of traditions does your family have? My latest.

March Madness and Family All Day Every Day. - River City Counseling % It's time for March Madness. It's my family's favorite time of the year. It's our glue. What's your family's glue?

03/17/2022

Some days we’re excellent . And some days we’re just good enough parents. It’s good enough to be good enough.

03/16/2022

Now is now. Later is later. Don’t stress about later now. You can only deal with later when you get there.

Photos from River City Counseling's post 03/15/2022

is so 1950’s. Time to plant some

03/15/2022

If you make fun of yourself first, you’re less likely to be hurt by someone making fun of you.

03/15/2022

If you want to get your steps in and talk things through, let’s do a session in . Send me a message.

03/14/2022

When you recognize and memorize your core values, your moral compass will always be in your back pocket.

03/13/2022

It’s crucial to be aware of what you’re doing to stay balanced when you’re balanced. This way you know what to do when you’re out of balance and emotionally destabilized.

03/12/2022

When you’re out of and have extra beans, you make a gallon of it

03/11/2022

When you ask for what you want from your , they might not give it to you. But they might give you something else equally good or better. If you ask for ice cream, they might so "no" but offer cake.

03/11/2022

It’s not selfish to put yourself first. When you’re and healthy, you’ll be able to give more than if you put others first.

03/10/2022

We have no obligation to act based on the negative thoughts we have.

03/10/2022

isn’t about being broken. Therapy is about understanding yourself, thinking differently and doing different things.

03/10/2022

A ’s apology to their is so powerful. Teaching accountability is so crucial for healthy .

03/09/2022

My newest batch of is delicious.

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Sacramento, CA
95816

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Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 11am - 3pm

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