Articles in Body Image, Testing and Evaluation 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. Daniel Winarick, PhD on May 14, 2019
Understanding extended time on standardized tests
by Dr. Daniel Winarick, PhD on May 14, 2019
Some of us have issues that require more time on standardized tests in order to truly measure our abilities. Understanding who is eligible and how to apply is important for college-age students and their parents.... 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 Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Neurofeedback: Fact or fiction?
by Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT on December 11, 2017
Treating mental illness is more complicated than treating the physical body, and one reason for this is the guesswork involved in finding an effective treatment. Neurofeedback offers a promising alternative.... 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