Supervision and Ethics Workshop

Supervision of School-Based Candidates Please join me for a 3 hour workshop on Supervision of School-based Candidates on Friday, June 26th. from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM.  The workshop has been approved for 3 hours of ethics and supervision ceu's for Oklahoma LPC's and...

What to do about Cyberbullying

Bullying used to be fairly easy to spot: it was the use of force (or the threat of force) to make someone do something. For my generation being bullied meant some kid bigger than you was going to hit you if you didn't hand over your lunch money. Bill Watterson,...

Help with Porn Addiction

Few things have changed in my lifetime as much as technology. The first integrated circuit (microchip) came out the year I was born. When I was in college computers took up whole rooms and engineering students stood in long lines with stacks of punch cards waiting...

Evening Counseling Appointments Available

When your child or teen needs counseling the last thing you want is for them to miss more school.  I some evening appointments Tuesday through Thursday.  Some late afternoon, early evening appointments are available. Contacting me is easy. Just call (918) 346-3665 or...

Flexible Parenting

A refrain heard frequently in my office is: "We don't know what to do with (our child)." Some parents come to my office looking for the perfect formula for parenting their children. I wish I could give it to them. Unfortunately, that formula doesn't exist. [quote...

More on Bibliotherapy

When I recommend a book to clients, I encourage them to read it three times. #108220649 / gettyimages.com First, read it through as you would any book. When you have finished reading it the first time, immediately turn back to page one and read it through again. Only...

Self Help Books & Counseling

Read Two Books and Call Me In the Morning I often recommend self help books to my clients. Not as a substitute for counseling, but as an adjunct to counseling. The books I most often recommend are in the sidebar on the right. One reason I recommend self help books is...

Choosing a Therapist

I did a quick internet search and found lots of advice on how to find the right therapist/counselor for you or a family member. Some of the best advice is below: From Psychology Today: Here's a brief checklist of qualities to look for when seeking a counseling...

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Executive Tower I (71st and Yale)
7136 S. Yale, Suite 300
Tulsa,Oklahoma 74136

Phone: 918.346.3665
Fax: 539.202.6455 (539 is a Tulsa area code)

Email: bowden@bowdenmcelroy.com

“The adjuration to be “normal” seems shockingly repellent to me; I see neither hope nor comfort in sinking to that low level… For surely anyone who achieves anything is, essentially, abnormal.”

-Dr. Karl Menninger

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