How to Build A Support System Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Isolation is a major cause of depression in adults. As we move into adult responsibilities: work, parenting, marriages, we tend to let our relationships fade into the background. You may not be exposed to groups of people in your daily life like [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
As 2016 comes to a close and 2017 begins, many of us reflect on what we have accomplished in the last year and what we want to achieve in the coming year. I’ve always used four specific categories as they seem to cover all the growth areas I like to focus on.
Panic attacks affect over 5% of the population. The symptoms of a panic attack can be intense and unexplainable. When panic attacks, implementing coping strategies