Posts Categorized: Grief, Trauma, & Loss

Parent Tips for Managing Effects of 13 Reasons Why

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With Netflix being one of the most common avenues for entertainment, 13 Reasons Why is quickly becoming a popular show among preteens and teens right now. The series, 13 Reasons Why, is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s popular novel. It depicts a young girl who struggles with bullying and sexual assault and records a series […]

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The Power of Therapy

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There are a lot of reasons that people choose to seek counseling. The benefits of counseling can be unending, but sometimes making the first appointment can be hard. Maybe you’re thinking about whether it would be helpful, but are not sure if it’s for you. Let’s talk about some of the reasons counseling can help […]

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Exposing the Myths of PTSD: Creating Awareness in June

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Starting in 2010, Congress designated June 27th as National Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day.  Additionally, for the past 2 years, Congress has also set aside June as National PTSD Awareness Month.  While they have not yet said if this is happening in 2015, I wanted to offer some information about PTSD, including some common […]

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Healing Your Trauma Wounds

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Traumatic events are distressing or life-threatening experiences that can severely compromise emotional well-being. Such events can include being the victim of a crime, experiencing or witnessing a severe accident, receiving a life-threatening medical diagnosis, exposure to a natural disaster, participating in war combat or enduring physical, sexual or emotional abuse. After a traumatic event it […]

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