CBT techniques

CBT Techniques You Can Do at Home!

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a short-term therapy technique that can help people find new ways to behave by changing their thought patterns. You likely have an image of therapy in your mind–a man rigidly reclined on an uncomfortable schedule sofa, talking with a therapist about his mommy or daddy issues. In reality, therapy […]

The Haunting of Trauma Past

“Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive. When someone enters the pain and hears the screams healing can begin.” ― Danielle Bernock You experienced something traumatic. You lived through it. You thought […]

Reconnecting with Reality: 10 Tips to Kick A Phone Addiction

Most people in the US reach for their phone 80 times a day. An average American is spending three hours a day on their smartphone. The question is not if we are addicted, but how to overcome this addiction.

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I Don’t Have Trauma…or Do I?

Most people associate trauma with terribly difficult and disturbing events like war or a natural disaster. Because of this, you may think you have never experienced something traumatic. However, any distressing event that falls beyond your normal scope of human experience can be considered traumatic! Odds are high that you HAVE experienced trauma. How have […]

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Healing From Trauma: A Newer Treatment

With over 500 kinds of psychotherapy available today, one relatively new kid on the block has been widely heralded by the media, practitioners and mental health consumers. More than 60,000 trained clinicians believe in the power of EMDR–Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing–including me! Just a few months ago, in June, I posted on my blog […]