Trauma

COVID 19 and Grief in Kids

One of the unexpected impacts of the Covid-19 virus is the feeling of grief and loss.  When our students left their school in the middle of March, most of them were prepared to return at some point.  They didn’t know that would be the last day.   The last day to sit at their desks…

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Telehealth with Adults: The Ins and Outs

We are living in an unprecedented time. We are all trying to find some sense of normalcy. For some, this comes in the form of going for daily walks.  For therapists and therapy clients, this comes in the form of meeting virtually, or teletherapy. Truth be told, teletherapy is our best and safest option right…

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An introduction … sort of??

In my high school psychology class my teacher told us… That the average person(s) changes their job five times in their adult life. I remember thinking at the time that there was no way that would be me… I would know exactly what I would study in college and that would be the career I…

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A Parent’s Guide To Talking About Tragedy

How can I help my children understand tragedy? In the age of social media, 24/7 news coverage, and YouTube, many parents and adults that care about children, find themselves struggling with how to help their children understand tragedy and process events to which they are exposed. Frankly, it’s hard to know what to say when…

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What is EMDR for Trauma? How Can It Help Me?

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for Trauma? No, It’s NOT Hypnosis! So, What Is EMDR? EMDR for trauma is a type of psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of trauma or adversities such as issues of abuse, bullying, domestic violence, grief, abandonment,…

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