Articles in Body Image, Binge Eating, Behavioral Skills and Issues and Trauma and PTSD

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by Dr. Daniel Winarick on September 15, 2019
Avoidant Personality Disorder
by Dr. Daniel Winarick on September 15, 2019
Avoidant Personality Disorder (AVPD) is characterized by discomfort in social situations. The level of discomfort is enough to cause the person to avoid social situations and relationships. ... Read full article
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
What does shame have to do with boundaries?
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
When we think of healthy boundaries, the word shame doesn’t often come to mind. But what are boundaries really? Boundaries are the ultimate self-care and personal responsibility. A boundary is something we set for ourselves, not for others.... 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 Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on May 05, 2019
by Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on May 05, 2019
Acknowledgment and acceptance of anger is an important step in motivating us to create change in our lives. One of the 5 steps to success.... Read full article
by Dr. Kieran R. Ayre on November 14, 2018
Aftecare and Sober Living After Detox
by Dr. Kieran R. Ayre on November 14, 2018
Recovery doesn’t end after detox. There are two phases of withdrawal. The first is physical, the second is the bio-psycho-socio aspects of addiction. Aftercare and sober living are a necessary part of ongoing recovery.... 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 October 31, 2018
Are you too nice?
on October 31, 2018
Are you too nice? Being kind and giving is commendable, but being overly obliging can take a toll on your mental health. If you are asking yourself, "am I too nice," Here are some common psychological issues that can arise due to being too nice. ... Read full article
on January 18, 2018
Anger management
on January 18, 2018
Anger can be a natural response to a challenging situation, but how you respond to your anger is up to you. If you find yourself constantly reacting in anger, you may benefit from anger management counseling.... Read full article
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