Articles in Trauma and PTSD and Wellness

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on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... 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
by Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on January 13, 2019
Hypnosis for weight loss – gimmick or God-send?
by Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on January 13, 2019
If dieting and exercise haven't helped you lose weight before, you might be curious about hypnotherapy. Is hypnosis for weight loss the solution? Read more.... 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
by Margot Borden on November 08, 2018
Anatomy of an Emotion
by Margot Borden on November 08, 2018
By working toward healing and transformation of our deep-seated emotions, we can start to navigate more consciously and intentionally with our own emotions. ... 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
on August 26, 2018
Understanding the Body-Mind Connection and Mental Health
on August 26, 2018
A growing body of evidence indicates diet and exercise are linked to common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. There are ways to increase serotonin levels in the brain naturally through specific foods and routine physical activity.... Read full article
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