Archive for the ‘Trauma’ Category

The Rise of Teen Dating Violence and Ways You Can Intervene

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This issue is far more prevalent than people think. In the Unites States

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Psychodrama and Parts Work: Providing a ‘stage’ for practice and healing

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Psychodrama is a holistic therapy that offers clients the opportunity to “act out” situations, emotions, interpersonal scenarios, and experiences that

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Highlighting Our Clients’ Resiliency

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Everyone faces adversity at some point in their lives. Sometimes it feels like a bump in the road and sometimes

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PTSD and Flashbacks

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Most clients understand the concept of a flashback once therapists explain the phenomenon of reliving a painful past experience so

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Honoring Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

  View image | gettyimages.com   Many years ago I was asked to give a speech for “Take Back the

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Helping a Partner Who Engages in Self-Destructive Behaviors

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

As Valentine’s Day approaches couples become more mindful of the ways in which they can show their love through caring

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How to Respond When Trauma is Disclosed

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Recently I gave a training to a large group of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in Florida. As I

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Working With War Veterans: A New Paradigm

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

When we look at the longstanding history surrounding the treatment of war veterans in VA hospitals, the focus has traditionally

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When Therapists Do Harm

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

There is a mantra in the mental health field, a code of ethics that we all live by: “first do

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Reactions to the Tragedy of Flight 370

Monday, March 31st, 2014

There are many tragic things surrounding the mystery of  Malaysian Flight 370, including the horrible period of anxious waiting that

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