Trauma

You’re not losing your mind, it’s grief!

2020-04-21T18:43:55-06:00

You're Not Losing Your Mind, It's Grief! Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC     The COVID Grief Wheel Recovery Exercise As the world as we know it comes to a screeching halt, many of us are left wondering, now what?  When will our lives return to normal? What will the new normal look like? [...]

You’re not losing your mind, it’s grief!2020-04-21T18:43:55-06:00

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

CBT and Depression

2020-03-24T16:03:40-06:00

CBT and Depression Author: Jaime Grainger - MFT, Intern   Every year about 7% of the population will experience depression. Depression can often include feelings of worthlessness or guilt, experiencing hypersomnia or insomnia, fatigue, poor concentration, having a hard time making decisions, decreased motivation, and suicidal thoughts. While these symptoms can leave one feeling helpless [...]

CBT and Depression2020-03-24T16:03:40-06:00

Grief During the Holidays

2020-03-24T16:04:17-06:00

Grief During the Holidays Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   Every year closes with an endless abundance of expectations. From holiday parties, to decorations, to family gatherings, to concerts, shows, shopping, gifts, donations, and so much more.  It is normal to feel exhausted and overwhelmed. The holidays are a time of year where we [...]

Grief During the Holidays2020-03-24T16:04:17-06:00

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

Facing Depression in a Relationship

2020-03-24T19:13:10-06:00

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 Relationship2020-03-24T19:13:10-06:00

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

The Bullying Epidemic

2020-03-24T19:08:35-06:00

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 Epidemic2020-03-24T19:08:35-06:00

Sexual Predators & Human Trafficking: What signs to look for

2020-03-24T19:07:24-06:00

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 for2020-03-24T19:07:24-06:00