As a therapist and trauma survivor myself, one of my all-time favorite quotes is “be the person you need it when you were younger”. This is the essence of inner child healing. Our childhood and teenage years are the most important years developmentally. This includes social emotional development, and also actual brain development. The experiencesContinue reading “What is inner child healing?”
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Was my mother/father/parent a narcissist?
The term narcissist has been used more more and recent times and is starting to gain increasing awareness among the general population. If you’ve heard of the term narcissist and heard a little bit about what a narcissist is, you may be wondering if your parent was a narcissist. Merriam Webster define narcissism in generalContinue reading “Was my mother/father/parent a narcissist?”
Experiencing rape in college
Experiencing rape or sexual assault can be one of the most painful, secretive, and shameful events that can ever happen to anyone. College is supposed to be a time where we are differentiating from our parents, figuring out who we are and who we want to be. It can be an incredibly scary time ofContinue reading “Experiencing rape in college”
Therapy for PTSD
Having complex post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD affects our every day lives. We want to feel better within ourselves and within our relationships. Therapy is a really good place to start. So we know that we have PTSD, and we know that we need therapy, but now what? When looking for a trauma therapist,Continue reading “Therapy for PTSD”
Can I do EMDR on Telehealth virtual therapy?
Telehealth therapy has been on the rise ever since COVID showed us that we can do therapy and stay connected virtually. There are some types of therapy that have both clinicians and clients wondering if they can be done successfully and ethically via Telehealth. EMDR is one of these. EMDR, or eye movement decensitization andContinue reading “Can I do EMDR on Telehealth virtual therapy?”
Do I have PTSD?
You probably have heard the term PTSD and if you are on this page you are wondering if you qualify for the diagnosis. There is a lot of information going around about PTSD in recent years so let me help parse out the four main components of PTSD below. 1. AVOIDANCE: Avoidance is one ofContinue reading “Do I have PTSD?”
Do I need therapy?
Unlike past times, going to seek mental health therapy has now become mainstream as well as respected and seen as a healthy trait in a potential partner instead of a red flag. Whether or not to seek therapy is something that all of us have considered at some point in our lives. Therapy is notContinue reading “Do I need therapy?”
How to Stop Overthinking
If you’re reading this… welcome to the club! Overthinking is extremely common when it comes to anxiety, daily stressors and/or trauma symptoms. We all the know the feeling… overthinking about something we said or didn’t say, overthinking about a romantic parter, staying up at night replaying the past, future, all of our to do lists,Continue reading “How to Stop Overthinking”
How do I find the right therapist for me?
Finding the right therapist for you can be a daunting process. Making the choice to seek help is such a brave decision but there are many steps in-between admitting our lives would be more fulfilled if we sought help and actually walking into our first session with a therapist. I’ve compiled a list of theContinue reading “How do I find the right therapist for me?”
Do I need Psychotherapy with Ketamine Treatment?
Are you interested in seeking ketamine treatments to help you overcome depressive, anxious or trauma symptoms? Have you already started on the path of ketamine infusions and find yourself seeking to properly prepare or integrate those experiences? If your answer is yes to one of these questions, you are in the right place. I amContinue reading “Do I need Psychotherapy with Ketamine Treatment?”