How Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Can Help PTSD Symptoms

How Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Can Help PTSD Symptoms

How Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Can Help PTSD Symptoms

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day My dad was a “tanker” in the 3rd Armored Division, Korean War. He was a proud member of the “3rd Herd” and served in the Army from 1950 to 1953. He remained active in…

5 Myths About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

5 Myths About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Many misconceptions exist about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These myths get in the way of healing by creating obstacles for people seeking treatment and need to be debunked. Listed below are the top five misconceptions I hear. 1. I am...

Strategies for Controlling Your Anger

Strategies for Controlling Your Anger
Wrath, fury, rage — whatever you call it, anger is a powerful emotion. Unfortunately, it’s often an unhelpful one. Anger is a natural human experience, and sometimes there are valid reasons to get mad like feeling hurt by something someone...

10 Healing Ways to Respond to a Victim of Sexual Assault

10 Healing Ways to Respond to a Victim of Sexual Assault

Neither blame nor denial nor skepticism or prying has any place when someone close to you confides in experiencing sexual assault. Here’s how you CAN help.

Art Therapy – Not Just for Kids

Art Therapy – Not Just for Kids
Usually when I ask someone to create art during a therapy session, the response is, "I'm not an artist." Yet walk into any preschool classroom where students are finger painting and, most likely, none of the children are concerned about...

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News
Do you have a smart phone? Regularly access news on the internet? Check in often on your social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.? If you do, you are probably getting ample exposure to the news and media. If...