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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 trauma healing. One way to begin to actually...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make a Change

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make a Change

If you're Googling, "therapist near me," you're probably ready to make some shifts in your life. There are three fundamental questions that you need to ask yourself when making any change. It doesn’t matter if that change is something as big as deciding to get sober...

How Trauma Affects the Body

How Trauma Affects the Body

Trauma is a serious issue that requires trauma therapy. An estimated 90% of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives. Eight million people have PTSD at any given time. Approximately 7-8% percent of all adults—1 of 13...

Why Some People Develop PTSD When Others Don’t

Why Some People Develop PTSD When Others Don’t

Within the trauma therapy and PTSD treatment world, we often say that PTSD is a process of non-recovery. Why? Because after any traumatic event—either big or small, the symptoms one experiences are very natural, and they often dissipate. However, there is one critical...

Treating Substance Use Disorders and PTSD

Treating Substance Use Disorders and PTSD

“A lot of people think the problem for Philip Seymour Hoffman was drugs. It wasn’t – That was the solution to his problem.” – Seth Jaffe I remember reading that quote a long time ago and thought it was so profound because it speaks to the fact that addiction doesn’t...

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