The Power of Online Trauma Therapy

By |2022-10-30T22:27:16+00:00June 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Power of Online Trauma Therapy   Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a result of having experienced acute, chronic, or complex trauma. Let's dive in and deepen our understanding of trauma before we discuss therapy.   Common Sources of Trauma Birth trauma Bullying Community violence Physical and emotional abuse Neglect Parental [...]

A Guide To Supporting A Loved One Dealing With PTSD

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Understanding Anxiety

By |2022-10-30T22:33:26+00:00May 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

What is Brainspotting and why do I love it?

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

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 [...]

More than a Hashtag: Making Your Mental Health Matter

By |2022-04-27T14:26:33+00:00April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Mental Health On Social Media The mental health movement online has gained many spectators over the past couple of years with its popularity exponentially growing during the peak pandemic season when everyone was locked inside their homes, having to face their issues head-on. The rise of this movement can be attributed to [...]

5 Ways To Show Your Partner You Care

By |2022-04-25T22:02:41+00:00April 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Where Is The Love? When you think of your relationship, you want to be reminded of all the little ways that you and your partner show that you care about each other, but what do you do when you feel like your efforts to be appreciated for your love aren’t being [...]

EMDR vs Brainspotting

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

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. [...]

What is Telemental Health?

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

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? [...]

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