Understanding Anxiety

What Is Anxiety? The American Psychological Association defines anxiety as an unpleasant emotional and physical experience characterized by feelings of apprehension and tension. Anxiety is similar to fear since we feel threatened when we are anxious. Unlike fear, we are often anxious about threats that are either fictitious or not yet upon [...]

By |2022-05-04T00:34:27+00:00May 4th, 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 |2022-04-29T17:22:43+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 |2022-04-22T18:59:41+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 |2022-04-21T19:28:51+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

Is EFT for Couples right for us?

What Is Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) For Couples? EFT is a counseling method for couples that is highly effective, resulting in increased couple satisfaction and decreased couple distress. Developed by Sue Johnson, EFT understands adult love to be a highly evolved human power which can improve every aspect of a couple’s life. [...]

By |2022-03-13T18:32:54+00:00March 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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