Articles in Body Image, Families and Trauma and PTSD

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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 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 Dr. Gerald Brown on June 14, 2019
Nurturing Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy in Children
by Dr. Gerald Brown on June 14, 2019
Healthy self-esteem is a real strength for your child. Self-esteem helps a child deal with the many challenges in the world. Self-efficacy, the belief in one's abilities is equally important. ... 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 Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
From Career to Stay at Home Mom, Risk for Alcohol Abuse?
by Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
The excitement and joy of having kids are no doubt one of the most satisfying things we get to experience. However, motherhood also brings many, unexpected challenges. And the shock of going from living the life of a successful career woman to the st... 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 David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Creating peace in your family
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Peace at home means offering support and stability to each member of the family in order to stop a distressing situation & facilitate love, respect, and cooperation between family members. Professional help can be instrumental in creating this change... 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
by Melech Mann on December 10, 2018
Lessons from Hanukkah: How to survive the holidays
by Melech Mann on December 10, 2018
Tensions around the holidays can make this period the opposite of joyful. Take these stress-reducing tips from Hanukkah to make your holiday season a success.... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald Brown on November 13, 2018
5 tips to navigating political discussions during the holidays
by Dr. Gerald Brown on November 13, 2018
Many people feel that it's best to avoid politics during family gatherings. Here are six tips to navigating political discussions during the holidays. ... Read full article
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