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Natural Mentoring Relationships: The Mediating Impact on Negative Behaviors During Adolescence

Natural Mentoring Relationships: The Mediating Impact on Negative Behaviors During Adolescence As of 2017, researchers in the United States have found that about half of all children in the country will be exposed to some form of childhood adversity (McLaughlin, 2017). This has increased since 1995 from a quarter of [...]

808, 2022

Clinical Hypnosis & Pain Management

Clinical Hypnosis & Pain Management Miracle or Malarkey? You might think hypnosis sounds like bullshit. For two reasons, clinical hypnosis works well for chronic pain management: body relaxation and true cognitive redirection. First, hypnosis only happens once a client has entered a state of relative calm or relaxation. Anything we [...]

208, 2022

Prepping for the “Real” World: Tools for Emerging Young Adults

There are few times in life more exciting than preparing for the transition from being a child into living as part of the “real” adult world. This transitional period can also be very challenging. All the change, new financial stressors, going to school, finding a job, starting a family. There [...]

1306, 2022

Getting to know Internal Family Systems (IFS) through the lens of a chocolate covered almond

I have a part that likes to eat. I mean, it likes to eat – to excess – chocolate covered anything, sweeeeet treats, and anything that would have been forbidden or restricted in my childhood. This part revels in the fact that I’m now an adult with resources who can [...]

806, 2022

4 favorite tools to boost student motivation and happiness

I fell down on my morning run today, like all the way on the ground, in an ungraceful, slow, dorky trip over a rock I didn’t see. And this wasn’t the first time. When I told my husband the story, he unkindly pointed out to me that he hasn’t fallen [...]

106, 2022

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 [...]

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