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  • [Read Article] Children's sense of threat from parental fighting determines truama symptoms

    Mothers' trauma symptoms were unrelated to any traumatic response to the violence that children reported If children feel threatened by even very low levels of violence between their parents, they may be at increased risk for developing trauma symptom

    Published: Tue April 06, 2010

  • [Read Article] In The Blink of an Eye

    There is no way to prepare. No way to brace yourself or let yourself down easy. When a loved one dies suddenly or their death is perceived as sudden, your entire world is turned upside down and inside out.Luckily, our bodies have a built-in coping

    Published: Tue December 14, 2010

  • [Read Article] The Dilemmas of Codependent Men

    The dilemmas of codependent men aren’t talked about. Unlike women, men don’t discuss their relationship problems with friends and family. Instead, they internalize their pain.

    Published: Mon June 04, 2012

  • [Read Article] Crisis as a Turning Point

    Many a modern day Alice finds the wounded self trying to fit into someone else’s mold, into a world that makes no sense or meaning.

    Published: Sat September 14, 2013

  • [Read Article] Every Bullet Holds an Epitaph: Guns and Children

    This essay is about the psychological and developmental effects on the children who survived the shooting trauma at Sandy Hook elementary school massacre in Conn. Also, a clinical example from the author's psychotherapy practice where she discusses a

    Published: Fri April 18, 2014

  • [Read Article] Finding a therapist who speaks your language...

    Finding a therapist who speaks your language....simpatico relationships work best!

    Published: Fri July 25, 2014

  • [Read Article] PTSD Treatment: Why is it Necessary by Julia Merrill

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that occurs as a result of trauma. It is very common among military personnel as well as victims of abuse and assault. Though mental healthcare is making great strides in Western society, many

    Published: Thu September 22, 2016

  • [Read Article] What is Trauma?

    A plain talk direct description of post-traumatic stress, it's signs and symptoms. When it comes to trauma, been there, done that, got the tee shirt. If you are waging a relentless battle with your history, I can help.

    Published: Wed September 13, 2017

  • [Read Article] Organic Mental Disorder?

    An organic mental disorder is a dysfunction of the brain that may be permanent or temporary. It describes reduced brain function due to illnesses that are not psychiatric in nature. Sometimes the term organic mental disorder is used interchangeabl

    Published: Tue October 31, 2017