Trauma, in itself, is so complex. When one or both people in a relationship have experienced trauma, it can create rigidity, conflict, and misunderstandings. Here are some ways trauma can show up in your relationships.
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Disordered Eating: What You Need To Know
What is disordered eating? Disordered eating encompasses a range of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors surrounding food and body image. Although your eating patterns may not fit the standards for a specific eating disorder, disordered eating patterns include a variety of abnormal behaviors that aren’t typical of healthy eating habits.
Do I Have Trauma?
What Is Trauma? Having worked with clients for many years who have experienced trauma, I can tell you that no two people handle it in the same way. Trauma can be experienced individually, or it can happen simultaneously to an entire group of people, similar to the events that unfolded during 9/11. The best definitionContinue reading “Do I Have Trauma?”
Does My Teen Need Therapy?
Teens are trying to discover who they are, while figuring out the world around them. This stage of life can pose a great deal of challenges for you and your teen. You wonder if it’s time to get your teen into therapy.
Stay Connected With Your Partner After the Therapy Session Ends
If you and your partner have felt distant lately, have you considered couples therapy? Therapy can be an invaluable resource in building a better connection with your partner.
Is The Argument Really Over The Dishes?
Everyday bickering between couples is common. But what causes these arguments? Are you really upset about the dishes, or is there something else on your mind?
Stress and the Sunday Scaries
Just in time for the spooky Halloween season, let’s talk about the Sunday Scaries: feelings of dread, stress/anxiety, or sadness before the start of the work week.
Five Signs of a Toxic Friendship
When people get married, they exchange vows. When someone starts a new job, they sign an agreement with the employer. What about friendships? And how do we know when a friendship is toxic?
It’s Okay To See A Therapist
All too often we’re faced with the stigma of mental health when we talk about going to therapy.
How Can You Benefit From Gratitude?
A growing body of research in the field of positive psychology suggests that gratitude can uplift the human spirit and provide many benefits in people’s lives.