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Which Trauma Treatment is Right For You?

Which Trauma Treatment is Right For You?

Two evidence-based treatments that may help you manage your trauma reactions. There are a lot of different types of trauma therapies out there that a trauma therapist can choose to specialize in, and of them, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Record) is probably the...

The Most Destructive Communication Habits

The Most Destructive Communication Habits

We’ve all had to find creative ways to manage our stress and anxiety during the last year. For those of us between partners, the social isolation of extended lockdowns has taken a toll on our mental health. But being stuck at home has also caused relationship...

The First Part of Trauma Therapy

The First Part of Trauma Therapy

One of the first tasks of trauma-focused therapy is to begin gaining greater emotional awareness. This is necessary for trauma healing. One way to increase awareness is to listen to your body and to think of the input being received from your thoughts, bodily...

Breath and Trauma Healing

Breath and Trauma Healing

Trauma has a significant impact on the body. It sensitizes the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, which is the area of the brain responsible for our body’s central stress response system. The cumulative impact of trauma(s) can make us quite reactive to stress....

This is How You Recover from PTSD

This is How You Recover from PTSD

We often call PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) a process of Non-Recovery. Why? Well, it’s because nearly everyone who goes through a traumatic experience will experience a range of reactions that, to a small or large extent, aligns with what might later be...

We’re All Addicted to Something

We’re All Addicted to Something

Addiction is seemingly ubiquitous, especially when we recognize that addiction goes well beyond drugs and alcohol. We often think of addictions the require substance abuse treatment, but other addictions are common as well. While obviously drugs and alcohol are things...

Learn How to Experience Your Feelings After a Trauma

Learn How to Experience Your Feelings After a Trauma

After experiencing any sort of traumatic or stressful life event, fear, anxiety, and sadness are all natural emotions, but trauma therapy can help. Feeling these natural emotions are an important part of processing and healing from any trauma. One way to begin to...

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