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Accept, Change, Eliminate

ACE – Accept, Change or Eliminate?

Accept, Change or Eliminate Deciding how to approach challenges or issues we face in our life can sometimes leaves us stuck in the problem.  “What should I do?”  “How should I handle this?”  “I don’t even know where to start.”   These are questions/statements that many of us tell ourselves when we are confused and faced

Healing Attachment Wounds

Healing Attachments Attachment—the critical bond that develops between baby and primary caregivers–is one of the most important aspects of infancy and early childhood. The nature and quality of our earliest attachments tends to affect all our relationships, “from cradle to grave.” When circumstances such as adoption, illness, financial stress, loss, or lack of family support

Anxiety

What is Anxiety, Really?

Anxiety is a biological response designed to keep us safe when it functions properly. Our body responds to threatening or difficult situations with anxiety as a way of warning us that danger may exist. This biological response motivates us and prepares us to cope with whatever alarming situation or event lies ahead. Anxiety becomes problematic

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): The Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

The effect of PTSD can be far-reaching. This can be a debilitating disorder, and its symptoms can have a negative impact on a number of different areas in a person’s life. In particular, PTSD can negatively effect a person’s mental health, physical health, work, and relationships. Some of the difficulties that people experience in these areas are

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy approach that has helped a variety of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological distress. It was developed by Dr. Francine Shaprio, who made a chance observation that eye moments can reduce the intensity of disturbing thoughts under certain conditions. No

Relaxation podcast

After several requests to put this relaxation podcast on the website, here it is. Take the parts that work for you and use them. Not everyone will benefit from this, however, using a relaxation technique such as this one, has been shown to help decrease anxiety and worry and increases clarity and feeling safe.  

Self-Harm in Children

In today’s society, it is really hard growing up. Our children today, have to compete against not only everyone in their school, but now with social media the way it is, they also need to compete with every other child all over the country on these platforms. Ugh! What pressure it is to look like

Family Time: How to peacefully spend time with your family

It’s summer and a lot of us are spending time with family at BBQ’s, reunions, summer vacations, and for holidays. Let’s be honest. There’s at least one family member that drives us crazy! They may have beliefs we don’t agree with, they may want to talk about topics we don’t have any interest in, or

How to Stop Your Worry and Anxiety

Don’t Let Worry and Anxiety Rule Your Life Worrying can be helpful when it spurs you to take action and solve a problem. However, when you are bogged down by the “what ifs” and worst-case scenarios, worrying and the anxiety that comes with that can become a real problem. Unrelenting doubts and fears can be

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