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4 Subtle Signs of Trauma: When You May Be Dealing with More Than You Think

June 2, 2022

When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten…

Hypnotherapy and Telehealth – Does it work?

March 4, 2022

Hypnosis has to be one of the most misunderstood mental health treatments hands down. The myths surrounding this treatment stem from the many exaggerated movie scenes and stage shows that get people to cluck like a chicken. The truth is, hypnosis is an effective psychological treatment that has helped countless people. In a clinical setting,…

Do you have persistent disruptions in the way you eat?

February 17, 2022

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDA Week), which takes place during the week of February 21 – 27th 2022, is an annual campaign that aims to educate the public about eating disorders as well as provide hope and support to those affected by eating disorders.  How Do We Define Eating Disorders? Eating disorders are patterns…

Small ways to improve your life every day…

September 1, 2021

“Little changes make big differences.” You probably hear it all the time, but can be SO true!

Chronic stress… think it doesn’t affect you?

August 25, 2021

Chronic stress can dampen your outlook, but can it harm you physically, too?

Is your young adult child at risk for an eating disorder?

August 18, 2021

Pressure to do well in college mixed with existing mental health issues creates the “perfect storm” for eating disorders.

Do you have “urgency”?

August 11, 2021

“You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Is your child going off to college?

August 4, 2021

A professor offers advice — the top 5 questions she gets from parents about their kids going off to college: ????

Being alone and learning to self-soothe.

June 4, 2021

Here are a few ways you can start: WHAT SELF-SOOTHING MEANS AND 9 WAYS TO DO ITLIVING WITH DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM It might not be a concept we’re familiar with nor might we know what sorts of things might soothe us, but at times when we feel particularly anxious or distressed, self-soothing…

3 Ways Therapy Helps You Address Anxiety

May 26, 2021

Millions of people deal with stress and anxiety on a daily basis. Whether it’s a result of phobias, depressions, or post-traumatic stress, anxiety can take a toll on our mind and health. If you deal with anxiety you most likely have looked into ways you can help calm your emotional rollercoaster. Perhaps you’ve even tried…