Using Brainspotting to Heal from Emotional Pain


Using Brainspotting to Heal from Emotional Pain Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Do you ever find yourself staring off when talking about a difficult memory or situation? Have you noticed that you seem to be staring or gazing in a particular spot, say off the left or maybe up toward the ceiling [...]

Using Brainspotting to Heal from Emotional Pain2021-05-25T18:41:14-06:00

Trauma Informed Care – Mental Health First Aid


Trauma-Informed Care - Mental Health First Aid Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  What is Trauma? Trauma is defined as an event or experience that causes psychological distress to an individual. Trauma is deeply personal to each individual that you come across. Some experiences that deeply impact one person, may not impact another. There are the [...]

Trauma Informed Care – Mental Health First Aid2021-03-21T10:51:33-06:00

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction


Suicide: Fact vs Fiction Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  When it comes to topics within mental health, conversations can seem difficult to have, whether it be because of the stigma surrounding mental health, the weight of mental health on those who face it every day or their loved ones, and/or just the fact that [...]

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction2021-03-21T10:22:02-06:00

Trauma Counseling in Denver


Trauma Counseling in Denver Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Have you or a loved one experienced a traumatic or stressful life event? Do reminders of the past bring back painful, disturbing, heart-wrenching memories? Are you feeling stuck, helpless, and unsure where to turn? Do you have difficulty connecting to others? Do you feel overwhelmed [...]

Trauma Counseling in Denver2021-03-21T17:14:41-06:00

The Harm of the “Quarantine 15” Jokes


The Harm of the "Quarantine 15" Jokes Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   Eating Disorders on the Rise According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorder (ANAD), an estimated 30 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. ANAD also estimates that one person dies from a direct [...]

The Harm of the “Quarantine 15” Jokes2021-01-21T19:53:17-07:00

Collective Trauma – when what if has become now what?


Collective Trauma - when what if has become now what? Author: Jaime Grainger - MFT, Intern   In a short period of time, many have been subjected to a global alarm in regard to the Coronavirus. In the midst of an event that many have never had to endure, some may be feeling as if [...]

Collective Trauma – when what if has become now what?2021-01-21T18:54:28-07:00

Art in Trauma Therapy


Art in Trauma Therapy Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   “Art makes the invisible visible.” Paul Klee The Brain and Trauma Before a discussion of how art therapy is beneficial to clients that have experienced trauma, an understanding of how traumatic memories are stored in the brain needs to be established. Developments in neurobiology [...]

Art in Trauma Therapy2021-01-21T20:06:56-07:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens


EQ:  Emotional Awareness in Teens Author:  Jenna DeRosa   EQ vs IQ EQ is a measure of your ability to recognize both yours and other peoples emotions, interpret emotions, regulate emotions, and manage other peoples emotions.  “This means being aware that emotions can drive our behavior and impact people (positively and negatively), and learning how to [...]

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens2021-01-21T20:08:06-07:00

What Is Resiliency?


  What Is Resiliency? Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Resilience is referred to often in emotional wellness circles but typically without adequately describing the importance of having or attaining this quality. Any challenging life circumstance that creates a flood of emotion and a perceived loss of control can challenge our ability to cope. [...]

What Is Resiliency?2021-01-21T19:16:34-07:00

Can PTSD be Cured?


Can PTSD be Cured? Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Chronic PTSD results from prolonged exposure to traumatic events and an inability to manage the symptoms of PTSD. PTSD does not get better with time alone and medication has shown limited positive impact on resolving trauma. A traumatic event is unchangeable. The event [...]

Can PTSD be Cured?2021-01-21T20:20:47-07:00
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