Trauma

Anxiety Counseling in Denver

2021-01-01T10:09:16-07:00

Anxiety Counseling in Denver Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet [...]

Anxiety Counseling in Denver2021-01-01T10:09:16-07:00

Post Traumatic Growth

2020-10-19T11:43:50-06:00

Post Traumatic Growth Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Trauma is an experience or event that causes emotional distress to an individual. What a traumatic event is differs among each person. The period after the event is where the distress can occur. Oftentimes this can lead to PTSD for an individual, where they experience a number [...]

Post Traumatic Growth2020-10-19T11:43:50-06:00

Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy

2020-08-10T08:24:49-06:00

Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC  Working with my own hypnotherapist changed my life!  (Thanks Pam!) Letting go of negative behaviors and beliefs paved the way for my personal growth journey. After a very painful few years that included the loss of my Mom after a long, ugly struggle with [...]

Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy2020-08-10T08:24:49-06:00

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