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EMDR: HEALING THE BRAIN

When Medication Is Not Enough Depression, Anxiety and Medication An estimated 40 million adults in the United States, 18% of the population, suffer with an anxiety disorder. 8.2% of the adult population struggle with a form of depression. (ADAA 2016)  If you do the math, that’s 26.2%…over 1/4 of the US adult population!  In children, the statistic is 1 in…

Top 7 Ways EMDR Therapy Can Improve Your Life

Psychological distress is undiscriminating. It knows no age, no race, no gender. The good news is EMDR Therapy, which stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, can help relieve it. EMDR has helped millions of people from around the world. But unlike traditional talk therapy, it: Is NOT based on conversation between therapist and client Has 8…

5 Ways To Combat Stress This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. It’s such a wonderful time of year. It is a time when we take a moment to stop, think and acknowledge gratitude. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a time when many experience an increase in feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. Here are 5 ways to decrease stress and make the most of your Thanksgiving: 1.Cook Mindfully –…

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: HOW STRUCTURE, UNDERSTANDING, AND CHOICES HELP

May 1, 2014 The first question most parents of a child with autism will ask me is “How do I best communicate with my child?”  My response is that we first have to take into account that children communicate through behavior, both the behavior they exhibit and the behavior they observe.  While true for most children,…

5 REASONS TO PRACTICE SELF CARE

Self care is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Unfortunately, it is what we most often forget to practice.  Compassion fatigue is a very real struggle that many of my patients experience. Compassion fatigue is when you quite literally care too much. Do you find yourself trying to help others at the…

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