Lois Zsarnay
Articles in "family"

Parents Need to Teach Resiliency and Distress Tolerance in Children

by Lois Zsarnay, LMFT, BCPC, RD

Children who grow up to be “successful” in life learned resiliency and distress tolerance, especially if they were born with sensitive temperaments.

Family relationship conflicts, unrealistic expectations or the family we choose with radical acceptance

by Lois Zsarnay, LMFT, BCPC, RD

I often have clients who come in for counseling because they are having conflicts or relationship issues with their family members. Sometimes they say, "I just don't have anyone else but they're not there for me either!" I reflect to them that they can choose how they define "family." Who would they choose to be "family" if they could choose?