June is National PTSD Awareness Month


 Did you know June is National PTSD Awareness Month? PTSD Awareness Month is a national campaign devoted to bringing more awareness and knowledge about PTSD to everyone. “Greater understanding and awareness of PTSD will help Veterans and others recognize symptoms, and seek and obtain needed care.” – Dr. Paula…

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The Story of Overcoming Trauma in Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside-Out’


Spoiler Alert: This post will discuss characters, scenes, and plot points from Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out” In Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out”, the character Riley is depicted through her emotional world inside her brain and memories. When we first meet Riley, she is a happy 11-year old girl living in Minnesota with her mom and…

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Ask Your Doctor About the ACE Study on National Doctor’s Day

March 30, 2015 is National Doctor’s Day. This is a day to honor doctors who have dedicated their lives to helping other human beings live longer, healthier lives. Whether the doctors are involved in research or specialists or general practitioners, these doctors have made a huge sacrifice for our well-being.…

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National Trauma Awareness Month – May 2013

May is the official National Trauma Awareness Month. Although National Trauma Awareness Month primarily focuses on physical injuries, there are people who also suffer from psychological trauma after experiencing a physical injury.  There have been so many tragedies in our country recently that becoming more aware of trauma on its…

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How to Find an EMDR Therapist

Since I teach EMDR Therapy, I often get asked for referrals for EMDR therapists. I found that trying to connect the right client with the right therapist was a little challenging since different therapists have a variety of specialties and work in different areas. With this in mind, I launched…

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