Tag: PTSD

anxiety

Anxiety – What is it? What can I do about it?

Anxiety can rear it’s ugly head in many different symptoms, locations, and triggers.  Sometimes it can hit for no apparent reason, out of the blue while you’re buying groceries.  Other times you may know what’s caused the sudden onset.  Oftentimes it’s like a simmering pot, waiting to boil over the edges but only seldom boiling…
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What is EMDR?

After years of doing my own therapy work, I was blown away at the effectiveness of EMDR techniques and have since attended certification courses and begun using it with my own clients. What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing and is especially effective in treating trauma.  Trauma can rear it’s head in…
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My favorite books for therapy

All therapists seem to have their favorite resources for recommending to clients or supporting their knowledge base. Here are a few of mine! Melody Beattie does an awesome job of explaining codependency in lay terms with case examples and self-evaluation.  There’s even an accompanying workbook! The Emotionally Absent Mother was a game changer for me…
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