Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Good enough

A boy spurned by his dad needs to know he’s loved

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 02/13/2014
When the time is right

Ask some hard questions before deciding on divorce

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 02/05/2014
Fat chance

Losing hundreds of pounds is possible, but only with the right mindset and support system

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/30/2014
Only the best

Discussing concerns helps create intimacy and growth between patients and therapists

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/23/2014
Just relax

Scripted tips for lowering the anger and anxiety levels of stressed out foster kids

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/16/2014
Sins of the father

Children carry domestic violence they’ve experienced into adult relationships

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/09/2014
Tiny steps

Write down small achievements to stay on track with meeting your goals 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/02/2014
A different String Theory

Mothers must be gentle but clear about grandparents indulging their children

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/26/2013
Crowded nest

What to do when your freshly minted adult moves back home

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/17/2013
Children in the middle

Kids need the love of both parents going through divorce

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/12/2013
Time to heal

Forgiveness is a process, not just a one-shot event

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/05/2013
Outside the comfort zone

Turn self-consciousness into self-awareness in the battle against shyness

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/27/2013
The Family Way

There’s bound to be tension when distant family members gather for the holidays 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/20/2013
Working relationships

Another person’s interest is a good reason to get closer to your mate

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/13/2013
Free of the past

Sexual abuse haunts people throughout their lives

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/05/2013