Being Real

Grief My last blog post was two months ago. Two. This is not to say I don't have three half-written blogs on my hard drive. I do. And a running list of ideas that I'm excited and eager to share with you. My brain is constantly spinning with all the ways I want to help and educate people. But I've been stuck. We talk a lot in therapy about grieving.…

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PTSD and Trauma

PTSD, Trauma, and “Why Me?”: A Question of Resilience Extreme events happen each day that leave people scared, angry, and/or feeling powerless. These events could be assaults, car accidents, or natural disasters, to name a few. So why do some people develop PTSD symptoms and others don’t? How do First Responders (Police Officers, Emergency Medical Technicians, Firefighters) run towards danger and without developing PTSD? I’ve lost track of how many…

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Couples Counseling

Communication Skills One question asked quite a bit by prospective clients is “Do you offer couples counseling?” The short answer is no. The longer answer is that we have can help you find one and, in the interim, work with you individually to develop better listening and communication skills that will be helpful across your relationships. Various therapeutic modalities can be helpful for couples. Personally, I am a big fan…

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