Why do New Year resolutions fade after a few months? All too often, people set up New Year’s resolutions with good intentions to improve their lives. Yet, after three or four months into the new year our intention, passion, and commitment fade into the background. Or, life’s busyness gets in the way. So how do […]
EMDR therapy helps people heal from the bottom-up versus talk therapy, or top-down therapies. An EMDR therapist near you can help heal the nervous system from past traumatic experiences and/or situations that caused high levels of stress and overwhelm. EMDR therapy’s effectiveness stems from evidence-based research studies. EMDR is also showing effectiveness to help other
Traumatic Brain injuries (TBIs) can present as complex physical health challenges. However, TBIs can also create mental health problems. Another less-known fact about TBIs is the identity challenge(s) people experience afterward. This blog post will explore this topic after a brief overview of TBIs. TBI Overview TBIs can occur from within the body when referencing
This blog post will explore ‘what is survivor’s guilt’, the challenges survivor’s guilt creates in one’s life, and how to heal from survivor’s guilt afterward. Survivor’s guilt may follow a traumatic experience that takes the life of someone you know or severely harms someone who was in the vicinity or area that you were in.
Anxiety is among the most common mental health disorders in the world, with over 301 million people reported in 2019. Despite that fact, only one in four people receive treatment for their anxiety disorder. Whether they believe that they cannot be treated or they’re concerned about the social stigma behind therapy, it’s a staggering fact. However, cognitive
Trauma can occur at any moment or in any experience in life. This blog post will explore the situations that may create chronic trauma, the effects of chronic traumatization on life, and what and how to heal from chronic traumatization. A side note – even if traumatic experiences have occurred years or decades in the
Facing mental health symptoms and their associated challenges can be intimidating and daunting. It can also be a powerless endeavor as one recognizes that mental health symptoms rarely come and go but more so come and stay throughout someone’s life. The hard part of living with mental health symptoms is learning how to navigate the
Chronic stress, especially over prolonged periods, can negatively impact life. What are the impacts of chronic stress on life? This topic of chronic stress will be highlighted in this blog post. Additionally, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy will be touched on as a way to address and alleviate stress held within the body.
Somatic Experiencing (SE) therapy was designed by Dr. Peter Levine to assist with healing from various forms of trauma, nervous system dysregulation, and other disruptions within the mind-body connection. SE is considered a bottom-up form of therapy meaning that SE helps people heal from the body, nervous system, and then up the brain direction versus
Anxiety counseling near Greenwood Village can be an effective strategy to support the reduction of anxiety related symptoms and to increase one’s overall functioning. Individual counseling, like individual therapy, takes time to be effective. It is important to stay consistent and be patience throughout the counseling process. Anxiety symptoms can set in without warning. These