Articles in Stress, Body Image and Trauma and PTSD

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by Caryn Hess on September 24, 2019
Are you experiencing panic attacks?
by Caryn Hess on September 24, 2019
Panic attacks can happen only once in a person's life or can become a reoccurring pattern. Therapy can help.... Read full article
by Dr. Tim Redman on August 22, 2019
The Evolutionary Mismatch Basis of Emotional Disorders
by Dr. Tim Redman on August 22, 2019
Have you ever wondered why so many of us suffer from mental disorders? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. ... 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 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
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 Dr. David Younger on August 30, 2018
What is Mindfulness?
by Dr. David Younger on August 30, 2018
Mindfulness is to be present. Your attention is a precious resource, needed for learning, for your best performance at work, and for engaging in relationships. ... Read full article
by Margot Borden on November 21, 2017
The healing power of breath
by Margot Borden on November 21, 2017
The physiological mechanisms that make up a single breath could fill an entire book. And yet, for an event that recurs an average of 25,938 times a day, we generally pay very little attention to our breathing.... Read full article
by Dr. Fabiana Franco on October 30, 2017
Anxiety in the 21st century
by Dr. Fabiana Franco on October 30, 2017
Cases of anxiety disorders are up 1,200% over the past three decades and all of us are feeling stressed, even if we haven't been diagnosed with anxiety. What is it about modern living that produces anxiety and what can we do to feel less stressed?... 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
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