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Trigger Warnings: Do They Help or Harm?

September 13, 2021

In addition to feeling overwhelmed and distressed, triggers often inhibit our ability to remain fully present in the moment. As people are beginning to open up more about their mental health struggles...

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What Causes an Intimacy Disorder?

August 18, 2021

By Melissa Riddle Chalos  When you stack it all up — of everything we experience in our lives — it’s in knowing and being known and loved by others in which our lives find contentment and meaning. Hum...

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What Is Trauma Bonding and How to Cope

July 21, 2021

By Wesley Gallagher If you’ve ever known someone who was in an abusive relationship, you’ve probably found yourself wondering, Why doesn’t she just leave? Clearly, the relationship is unhealthy — poss...

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Treating Trauma with Psychodrama 

June 28, 2021

By Beau Black We need to feel our feelings in order to translate them into words, elevate them to a conscious level, and think about them. Psychodrama is a therapeutic approach that can be used effect...

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Moms in Recovery: How to Overcome Shame and Repair Relationships

May 5, 2021

For anyone who has struggled with addiction, wrestling with feelings of shame over the past is often part of the journey. And for moms in recovery, there’s an added layer of guilt that can be particul...

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How Trauma From Sexual Assault Affects Emotional and Mental Health

April 20, 2021

It’s shocking just how common sexual violence is. In the United States alone, nearly one in five women have been raped or experienced an attempted sexual assault in their lifetime, according to the Ce...

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