Adult Trauma

Adult Trauma

Everyone experiences trauma.  This includes little “t” traumas and big “T” traumas. Trauma may range from minor injury such as cutting one’s finger while preparing a meal, to a major experience such as domestic violence, auto accident, observing...

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Grief & Loss

Grief & Loss

Grief is an emotion triggered by loss which might be the death of a loved one, the dissolution of a relationship, loss of a job, a geographic move or any number of other losses. Many years ago, Elisabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler identified...

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Depression

Depression

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed...

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Anxiety

Anxiety

We experience anxiety when we are focused on the future and not living in the present.  Individuals often report a feeling of impending doom. They may have palpitations, trembling or a variety of other commons symptoms. Some experience frequent...

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Stress

Stress

  Stress often leads to depression. The symptoms for both may include apathy, lack of energy, difficulty making decisions, difficulty “keeping track” of things, feeling on edge, change in eating habits, sleeping more than usual...

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Anger Management

Anger Management

Anger is not bad; it is a normal healthy emotion.  When expressed in an appropriate manner it can be greatly beneficial and even productive. Rage and intimidation on the other hand are demonstrations of emotional dysregulation usually formed in...

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Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

A healthy romantic relationship or marriage must be built on a safe and loving foundation of true intimacy. True intimacy goes beyond lust and sex. Pia Mellody says “sharing feelings and expressing feelings are the foundation of true intimacy.” ...

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