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When trauma is “the norm”: About CPTSD
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When trauma is “the norm”: About CPTSD

Children who experience repeated insults, shame, or humiliation start to believe what they are told about themselves. More so, the mind and body start to try and cope with the trauma by disconnecting from the experience and body, which can lead to chronic psychological, physiological, and emotional issues and difficulties. These difficulties can impair a person’s overall functioning in childhood and adulthood.

Self-Care in the Time of Corona
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Self-Care in the Time of Corona

Difficult Times As our nation and world around us is surrounded by news of the COVID 19 epidemic, it can be very easy to neglect self-care due to the different struggles that can arise from this unique situation….

The unexpected reality of intimate partner violence
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The unexpected reality of intimate partner violence

Sometimes relationships are surprising and perplexing. What begins as an ideal match in the eyes of others, can be a disappointing world of nightmares. When this relationship with an intimate partner appears different in public than it is…

Fa-la-la-la-blah! Beating the Holiday Blues
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Fa-la-la-la-blah! Beating the Holiday Blues

The holiday season taunts itself as “the most wonderous time of the year,” but is it really? For some, the holidays are not always joyous and festive; rather, they are a challenging and emotional time of year for…

Jayda Washington, Resident Therapist

Jayda Washington, Resident Therapist

Resident Therapist Jayda Washington Welcome, I’m Jayda! It seems that you have found yourself at a crossroads, a crisis, or a confusing point in your life, and you have decided enough is enough. You can no longer continue to function this way and that is when the shift begins. Pain, grief,…

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