Articles in Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum, 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
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
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 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression; Jason's story
on October 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression (PPD) is more common than most people realize. In today's society, PPD is a serious concern given that men are playing a larger role in child care. Maternal depression greatly increases the likelihood of PPD. ... Read full article
on September 03, 2018
Postpartum Depression
on September 03, 2018
Postpartum depression (PPD) affects approximately 10 to 15% of women. The article looks at the signs and symptoms of PDD, and who is at a higher risk. What to do if you have PPD and potential effects on the infant are discussed.... 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 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