Gary Gilles, LCPC — Contributor
Gary Gilles is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice for over 20 years. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration, Trinity International University and Argosy University. He teaches the full spectrum of psychology courses on site and online and has developed over 30 online courses for various academic institutions and businesses. In addition to his clinical and academic work, Gary was the managing editor of a regional Chicago magazine for five years.
Gary is passionate about helping people live empowered, healthy lives. He works from the idea that we feel most contented and in control of our lives when we take action on what we value most. This typically involves choices around relationships and personal habits. He uses his expertise as a change agent in his counseling practice, his blog and his books to help people get their lives back on track. Gary's hundreds of published articles have appeared in a wide range of print and online publications. He currently publishes a popular blog entitled Relationship Matters at http://garygilles.com. His books are available at http://www.lifetransformingbooks.com. You can contact Gary at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following are Gary's contributions to MentalHelp.Net
Stress Reduction and Management
Some people cope remarkably well with the pressures in their lives. They know when to take time out, look at the situation differently or turn... Read More
A codependent relationship is where one person has an excessive emotional or psychological dependence on another person. In other words, one person ends up taking... Read More
With intriguing names like Red Bull, Jolt and Full Throttle, energy drinks are popular among young people. In fact, about one-third of kids between ages... Read More
Child Development and Parenting: Adolescence