How Self-Image Is Tied to Trauma
April 3, 2023
Childhood trauma is one of the biggest contributing factors to mental health and addiction issues later in life. Children have core needs that must be met in order to develop into healthy adults, and ...
How the Media Portrays Black Trauma
February 7, 2023
In 2020, the death of George Floyd ignited protests across America over race relations and the treatment of Black people, especially by law enforcement. The Black Lives Matter movement gained prominen...
January 19, 2023
We all have expectations. Of ourselves, others, of the way life is going to turn out. Expectations are important. They help us set standards and boundaries in our lives, and they go a long way toward ...
How “Parts” Awareness Leads to Whole Recovery
January 3, 2023
As human beings, we are multifaceted. Each one of us has a seat of consciousness, our “self,” and a personality, composed of many parts, that make up who we are. At times, our parts (or subpersonaliti...
Relational Trauma Repair
December 2, 2022
If you’ve experienced relational trauma or suffer from complex post-traumatic stress disorder (cPTSD), treatment for these issues will likely involve a combination of different types of therapies. One...
When Adult Children Cut Off Their Parents
November 29, 2022
While much has changed about the world since Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina was published in 1878, a portion of the novel’s opening line still resonates today: “Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own ...