Articles in Chronic Illness, Body Image and Trauma and PTSD

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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
by Francisca Oredeko on November 13, 2017
How to increase psychological flexibility
by Francisca Oredeko on November 13, 2017
Changing the way you think using these techniques to increase psychological flexibility can have a significant impact on anxiety, depression, work performance, & overall quality of life. You can learn to stop unhelpful thoughts from holding you back.... Read full article
by Dr. Terry Crump on November 06, 2017
How Flexible Are You?
by Dr. Terry Crump on November 06, 2017
Do you get stuck in the same patterns, or are you flexible enough to cope with the ebb and flow of your life? Increasing your psychological flexibility holds the key to feeling less vulnerable to our changing emotions and circumstances.... Read full article
on October 09, 2017
Eating disorder treatment
on October 09, 2017
Anorexia Nervosa is a life-threatening disorder characterized by extremely low body weight and an unhealthy fear of weight gain. If left untreated, this eating disorder can lead to self-starvation and death.... 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 December 15, 2016
Living with a chronic illness
on December 15, 2016
Do you live with chronic illness or chronic pain? The invisible symptoms of chronic illness can be debilitating and demoralizing. The support of a therapist has the potential to help you cope and thrive.... 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