Articles in Autism and Trauma and PTSD

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on September 10, 2019
Bullying: How serious is this problem?
on September 10, 2019
If your child hasn't been bullied, they have witnessed it in the classroom. Here is what you can do as a parent to stop bullying... 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
on November 12, 2018
The Healing Power of Connection
on November 12, 2018
This article explores the healing power of connection and therapy. Learning emotion and stress regulation can only be done through connection with another person, sometimes a therapist. ... Read full article
on August 26, 2018
Understanding the Body-Mind Connection and Mental Health
on August 26, 2018
A growing body of evidence indicates diet and exercise are linked to common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. There are ways to increase serotonin levels in the brain naturally through specific foods and routine physical activity.... Read full article
on August 12, 2018
Autism and Gluten: What does the science say?
on August 12, 2018
Some parents have claimed improvements in autistic children's behavior after removing gluten from their diet. Researchers have found a link between gastrointestinal problems and autism. This article explores the science behind gluten and autism... Read full article
by Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Neurofeedback: Fact or fiction?
by Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Treating mental illness is more complicated than treating the physical body, and one reason for this is the guesswork involved in finding an effective treatment. Neurofeedback offers a promising alternative.... Read full article
by Wendy Frank on November 13, 2017
The connection between Asperger's and gluten; Henry's story
by Wendy Frank on November 13, 2017
More and more parents are reporting a connection between Asperger's and gluten. Could a gluten-free or casein-free diet be a solution for your child with autism spectrum disorder?... Read full article
on June 14, 2017
Learn to cope with grief
on June 14, 2017
Are you struggling with the loss of a loved one? Is it hard to cope with grief? In therapy, you will be supported in coming to terms with the relationship you had, finding the experience you need to recover, & reducing the pain of your loss.... Read full article
on July 19, 2016
How trauma affects your body
on July 19, 2016
Emotional and psychological trauma can be caused by a one-time event that is emotionally painful, distressful or shocking ... Read full article