Articles in Family Conflict, Body Image 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 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 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 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
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 January 11, 2018
Is your teenager out of control?
on January 11, 2018
As a loving parent, you may worry about your child if he seems to be heading in the opposite direction of parents and school. If your teenager is out of control, counseling can help.... 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
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