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A Guide To Supporting A Loved One Dealing With PTSD

Loving someone who suffers from PTSD is difficult mainly because you cannot immediately put yourself in their position to understand their true feelings. Whether it’s a relative, partner or friend this blog will guide someone on how to better communicate and empathize with someone who has PTSD.   Everyone Needs Support When [...]

By |2022-10-30T22:22:36+00:00June 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s Not You, It’s Them- Supporting your Teenagers

It’s not you, it's them. 3 ways we can support teenagers when they experience academic problems without taking the problems on as our own.    It’s report card season as I write this. At its best this means some celebration, praise, and relief. At its worst it may mean punishment, shame, and [...]

By |2022-10-30T22:26:04+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Brainspotting and why do I love it?

Here’s the Brainspotting origin story I learned in training: Dr. David Grand was seeing a young figure skater with severe childhood trauma to address trouble she was having on the ice. During the usual EMDR protocol of eye movement side of side, Dr. Grand noticed the client’s eyeballs suddenly wobble in their [...]

By |2022-10-30T22:24:35+00:00April 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EMDR vs Brainspotting

Trauma is a person’s emotional response to a distressing event. Unlike ordinary hardships, traumatic events tend to be sudden and unpredictable, involve a serious threat to life and feel beyond a person’s control. Most importantly, events are traumatic to the degree that they undermine a person's sense of safety in the world. [...]

By |2022-08-20T17:57:17+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Telemental Health?

So, you’ve seen headlines highlighting the convenience of telemental health services, or better known as online therapy. You’ve heard the same ads while playing your favorite podcast boasting various online therapy platforms, all claiming to be the best option for online therapy; yet, you may still have questions. What is online therapy? [...]

By |2022-08-20T17:57:35+00:00April 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When your anxiety peaks due to our world…

I read this recently on NPR and saved it for everyone to read. So much bad news lately and so much anxiety, click this link on tips and tools (and to feel understood)- https://www.npr.org/2020/10/23/927134772/when-the-headlines-wont-stop-here-s-how-to-cope-with-anxiety   - Amy Robbins  (amy@amyrobbinscounseling.com)  

By |2022-03-13T18:33:20+00:00March 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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