Trauma

Art in Trauma Therapy

2019-10-10T13:37:36-06:00

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 Therapy2019-10-10T13:37:36-06:00

Facing Depression in a Relationship

2019-10-02T19:52:25-06:00

Facing Depression in a Relationship Author:  Taylor Roach - MA, Intern   What is Depression? Depression is expressed in varying ways for each person – sometimes, it is very noticeable and sometimes, it is deeply hidden.  Being able to recognize it in yourself or your partner can be difficult.  If you are unsure, it may [...]

Facing Depression in a Relationship2019-10-02T19:52:25-06:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens

2019-09-24T19:50:05-06:00

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 Teens2019-09-24T19:50:05-06:00

The Bullying Epidemic

2019-03-01T15:38:41-06:00

The Bullying Epidemic Author:  Jenna DeRosa   Bullying is a social crisis. The impact of social media has catapulted bullying into a 24 hour a day problem for youth.  Each teenager has a unique and different experience, but all have one thing in common, psychological pain. Ignoring and postponing treatment can cause long-term and life-altering [...]

The Bullying Epidemic2019-03-01T15:38:41-06:00

Sexual Predators & Human Trafficking: What signs to look for

2018-12-29T16:27:57-06:00

Sexual Predators and Human Trafficking:  What signs to look for Author:  Jenna DeRosa   Human trafficking is a rising issue in our society and impacts many people.  It is prevalent in all countries and even extends locally into your neighborhood.  The primary type of human trafficking involves children under 18 being persuaded into commercial sex [...]

Sexual Predators & Human Trafficking: What signs to look for2018-12-29T16:27:57-06:00

The Narrative Therapy Approach

2019-01-11T18:05:08-06:00

The Narrative Therapy Approach Author:  Taylor Roach - MA, Intern   Narrative therapy is a way for people to empower themselves and live the life that most aligns with how they want to be.  It empowers the client to take the lead in their own therapy and toward change. The narrative therapy approach is also [...]

The Narrative Therapy Approach2019-01-11T18:05:08-06:00

What Is Resiliency?

2019-03-22T16:25:41-06:00

  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?2019-03-22T16:25:41-06:00

Can PTSD be Cured?

2018-12-16T16:57:12-06:00

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?2018-12-16T16:57:12-06:00