PTSD

The Harm of the “Quarantine 15” Jokes

2020-06-01T16:22:10-06:00

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” Jokes2020-06-01T16:22:10-06:00

Collective Trauma – when what if has become now what?

2020-04-21T17:46:33-06:00

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?2020-04-21T17:46:33-06:00

Art in Trauma Therapy

2020-03-24T16:06:51-06:00

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 Therapy2020-03-24T16:06:51-06:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens

2020-03-24T19:12:19-06:00

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 Teens2020-03-24T19:12:19-06:00

What Is Resiliency?

2020-09-06T13:38:48-06:00

  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?2020-09-06T13:38:48-06:00

Can PTSD be Cured?

2018-12-16T16:57:12-07:00

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?2018-12-16T16:57:12-07:00