Counseling: Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to get all your frequently asked questions answered! VIDEO^^^ Frequently Asked Questions What is confidentiality in counseling? Confidentiality is a legally protected cornerstone of counseling. In session, nearly everything discussed is protected under the rules of confidentiality. This means we can talk about nearly anything without worry that…

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Screen Time And Kids: Guest Blog

Screen Time and Kids: Guest Blog

We have another guest blogger on the Building Blocks Blog!!! Please welcome Ashley Quamme, LMFT. Ashley is a graduate school friend with a private practice in Evans, GA. She specializes in couples counseling, parenting support, and co-parenting issues. Learn more about how screen time can affect your kids in her…

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New Therapist Coming To Building Blocks!

New Therapist Coming to Building Blocks!

Welcome to Building Blocks Family Counseling! Dr. Shamshad Ahmed LPC, NCC Dr Shamshad Ahmed is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Dr. Ahmed specializes in the areas of mental health, stress management, acculturation stress, race and gender, self-esteem, and family and relationship issues. Dr Ahmed believes that…

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New Therapist Coming To Building Blocks!

New Therapist Coming To Building Blocks!

Kathryn Klock-Powell, PhD, LMFT, RPT-S, DCC Dr. Klock-Powell is a licensed marriage and family therapist, registered play therapist, and an approved supervisor for AAMFT and APT. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and specializes in children with trauma, high conflict divorce, and behavioral issues. Her expertise includes domestic…

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We Are Moving!

We Are Moving!

After Friday, March 30th, Building Blocks Family Counseling will be moving our office to a new location at 205 South Skinner Ave. in Pooler. We will be closed from March 31st until April 8th to complete the move and will reopen April 9th for appointments. We will still provide the…

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Relationships: How To Stay Connected (Guest Blog)

Relationships: How to stay connected (Guest Blog)

I'm happy to introduce Amber Tucker, LMFT. She's a fellow licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Gainesville, FL. Amber and I went to graduate school together and I've invited her to share some of her knowledge on the Building Blocks Blog. Check out her website and…

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Eating Disorders: What You Need To Know

Eating Disorders: What you need to know

Eating Disorders Do you know which psychiatric disorder carries the highest mortality rate? It might surprise you- Eating Disorders. I know we often think about depression and anxiety, even substance abuse disorders, as taking many lives; meanwhile, many people are losing their fight with complications from starvation, purging, binging, and…

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Fondness And Admiration

Fondness and Admiration

Daily Thoughts and Tasks to build connection and intimacy in your relationship Fondness and admiration are vital to happy relationships. By remembering your partner’s positive qualities, you can strengthen the bond between you, even as you are struggling with each other’s flaws. Having a stronger bond will make it easier…

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New Therapist Starting At Building Blocks!

New Therapist Starting at Building Blocks!

Building Blocks Family Counseling is exciting to add Sarah Padgett, LAMFT to the team! Get to know Sarah below...   Hi everyone! My name is Sarah Padgett and I am an associate licensed marriage and family therapist. I completed my Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Science from the University…

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New Therapist Starting At Building Blocks!

New Therapist Starting at Building Blocks!

Building Blocks Family Counseling is excited to introduce Sherri Armitage, LPC. Get to know Sherri below! Being from a small town in a rural area, I was not exposed to Counseling. As with most small areas, mental health was ignored, shunned, and shoved under a rug.  Because of this background,…

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