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A Guide to EMDR Therapy: Helping Your Loved One Heal from Trauma

How to help a loved one who is Experiencing Trauma Recently someone told you that your family member or friend is undergoing EMDR Therapy. This can be surprising and confusing at first. Know that you are a trusted person in your friends life and they felt safe sharing with you. I’ve created this guide to […]

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Preparing for EMDR: Essential Insights and Readiness Tips

If you are wondering what to expect from EMDR, you’re not alone. Many of my clients express worry or fear about the process. I’ve compiled the most helpful suggestions for preparing for a EMDR cycle. EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an 8 phase therapy intervention that helps reduce symptoms of trauma. The […]

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Who am I Without my Mental Illness?

Written by Monica Camacho, Student Intern  Recovering from mental illness is such a scary journey. Even if you know that at the end of the tunnel there is healing and a chance to live a happier life, the unknowns of how you will work on that recovery can be terrifying and make the journey much […]

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Ditch the Resolutions for New Year Values

The start of a new year can often bring about feelings of excitement and anticipation for what’s to come. However, we are also frequently bombarded with messages on social media that urge us to set resolutions and goals, which ultimately leaves us feeling anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed. Don’t set unrealistic goals, instead take a step […]

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