Articles in Self esteem, Trauma and PTSD, Mindfulness and Current Issues

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by Veronica Vyazovsky on December 15, 2019
Raising girls with grit
by Veronica Vyazovsky on December 15, 2019
Grit, as a psychological construct is considered to be an individual's perseverance, passion, and effort towards accomplishing long term and meaningful goals. Grit is considered to be an important component of success and achievement. ... Read full article
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
Strategies for controlling drinking during the holidays
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
The holidays are about celebration. This is the season for getting together with friends and loved ones and enjoying delicious food and drinks. If you are looking to abstain or drink less, here are a few strategies that will help... Read full article
by Dr. Tim Redman on August 22, 2019
The Evolutionary Mismatch Basis of Emotional Disorders
by Dr. Tim Redman on August 22, 2019
Have you ever wondered why so many of us suffer from mental disorders? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. ... Read full article
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Treatment for opioid dependence needs to be comprehensive as the effects of opioid withdrawal affect the whole person. Physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms need care during the sensitive time of withdrawal in order to prevent relapse.... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.... Read full article
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
Coping with Mother's Day and Infertility
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
A special day set aside for celebrating motherhood can be challenging for those struggling with infertility. It can be particularly difficult to be faced with reminders of a deep and personal issue that can be hard on any given day. ... Read full article
by Dr. Alison Ross on March 31, 2019
The importance of nurturing friendships for single women
by Dr. Alison Ross on March 31, 2019
For single women, friendship is a focal point and main source of support, connection, and joy.... Read full article
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
Anxious parents and young children
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
If we have a predisposition to anxiety, we need to be aware of how our nervous state affects our children. Therapy for anxiety can help you and your child.... Read full article
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