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Children are often members of two households Stepping Stones Counseling Center

The Professionals
Who Understand Stepfamilies

Are you a stepfamily member?

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Stepfamilies Are Special

They have unique needs and require expert understanding. Despite love and good intentions, stepfamilies often face issues with:

  • Couple Conflicts and Communication
  • Child Discipline
  • Unrealistic Expectations
  • Loyalty Conflicts Between Children and Parents
  • Relationships with Previous Partners
  • Finances and Child Support
  • Holidays and Family Celebrations
  • Access to Children for Non-Residential Parents

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Stepmom Support Group

Next stepmom support group meeting Thursday, October 23 at 7 PM. Please contact the group coordinator, Kristen, at Kristen.pruiksma@yahoo.com to register and get more information.

The group will discuss stepmom concerns and stepfamily life including children, husbands and partners, former spouses, new family issues, finances, etc.

All stepmoms are welcome to join. The group is peer-led and there is no cost for participation. The group will be limited to eight women so please hurry if you would like to join.


Parents, stepparents, grandparents, significant others, and especially children
can feel resentful, confused, overwhelmed or rejected.

We Understand Your Needs

Stepping Stones Counseling Center was created with the goal of improving and enriching the quality of stepfamily life.

Our staff is composed of experienced, licensed mental health professionals, each of whom is a stepfamily member.

We not only work with stepfamily issues, we face them every day in our personal lives.

Our Services Include:

Counseling services are covered by most health insurance carriers.

For more stepfamily information, resources, and literature or to join the Stepfamily Association of America,
our national umbrella organization, by calling (800) 735-0329 or visiting their website at http://www.stepfam.org


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For additional information or an appointment:

steppingstones@att.net
(201) 444-3686   ·   Fax (201) 358-0235

Robert Klopfer, L.C.S.W., B.C.D.
Susan Brettschneider, M.S.
Co-Directors