Entries by Bridget Melson

Is COVID-19 Apocalyptic?

by Dr. Bridget Melson, MFT, Psy.D I have talked about COVID-19 being spiritual in nature as one could rationalize that most pandemics or world crises will naturally feel like they have a spiritual component. Instances like these can make anyone have a “come to Jesus” moment. But is this in line with the Apocalypse of […]

The Profile of a Mass Shooter: Warning Signs

I travel all over the United States speaking at conferences, training staff at schools and working with local law enforcement agencies. I also meet with politicians in hopes of changing policy to keep our schools safer and help ensure our educators, counselors and first responders know how to recognize the signs of a mass shooter […]

Parents Beware: The Newest 2018 Teen Drug!

Chances are–you already have it in your home.   I am guessing if your holidays were anything like ours, there was laughter with family, board games around the kitchen table, great discussion about the real reason for the season (go Jesus!), good food and of course time spent on social media and various devices. As […]

7 Things Good Parents Are Doing in 2017

In today’s hectic, ever-changing, social media centered world, it is no wonder parents often find themselves feeling overwhelmed, lost, out of touch and discouraged. Do we let our children have free reign over social media and their devices? Do we take it away all together? What boundaries should they have? Is there any hope that […]

The Top 6 Latest Teen Trends

The first one is going to blow your mind—literally. The creative lengths teenagers go to in which to find a new “high” is truly mind blowing…and dangerous. Parents, this is no time to be hands off. My mantra and message to you will always be “Trust. But Verify. Here are some the latest Teen Trends […]