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How To Heal From Emotional Trauma

Virtually everyone is bound to experience a traumatic event at some point in their life. Car accidents, the deaths of loved ones, and chronic illnesses are just a few examples of such experiences. However, it’s important to understand that trauma is the emotional response to an event, not the event itself. Trauma therapy, in turn, …

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5 Tips For Morning Anxiety

Morning anxiety is not an official clinical diagnosis, but for many people, it is a difficult reality to live with. Some people who have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder (and some who have not yet been diagnosed) experience intense stress almost immediately upon waking up.  You shouldn’t have to start the day feeling stressed …

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Benefits of Yoga During Recovery

Modern recovery programs understand the value of offering a variety of experiential and mindfulness treatments. A yoga therapy program, for instance, can add a new dimension to traditional talk and group therapies. It is considered a complementary treatment, which means it doesn’t replace core modalities but is instead used alongside them.  Yoga offers several benefits …

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Signs of a Mood Disorder In a Loved One

When a person you care about—including yourself—is having an emotionally difficult time, it’s natural to assume the low period will pass on its own. However, that’s not always the case. Changes in mood or behavior may be indicators of a mood disorder. Fortunately, mood disorder treatment is effective and available.  Knowing the signs and symptoms …

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5 Benefits of Couples Counseling

Couples are often resistant to seeking counseling when challenges threaten the security of their relationship. Pride, shame, or simply the thought of sharing personal information with a therapist can make the idea of counseling uncomfortable. However, a couples counseling program can provide couples with the tools they need to rebuild their bond.  Feelings of discomfort …

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Importance of Grief Counseling

No matter when or how it happens, the death of a loved one causes deep emotional pain. The grieving process can be debilitating for some people, making it impossible to adjust to life without their loved ones. Whether someone is stuck in grief or needs extra support during the process, a grief counseling program can …

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The Importance of Relapse Prevention

Recovering from addiction is a monumental step in reclaiming control over one’s life. However, maintaining sobriety is an ongoing process, fraught with challenges and the potential for relapse. Understanding the importance of relapse prevention is vital for anyone on this path. Let’s take a closer look at the causes of relapse, techniques for its prevention, …

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Identifying OCD Behaviors

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that has been misunderstood by many. People often mistake their need for neatness or a preference for organization as being “a bit OCD,” without understanding the depth and breadth of the disorder. However, OCD is much more than a desire for cleanliness; it’s a complex condition that …

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How to Start Talking About Trauma

Trauma is an emotional response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event or personal assault. Far from being rare, trauma is a common experience, with many studies suggesting that the majority of people will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Talking about trauma (and PTSD) is difficult for most people. However, understanding …

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Why Am I So Quick to Anger?

Anger, a universal emotion experienced by everyone at some point, ranges from mild irritation to intense fury. While anger is a normal emotional response to perceived threats, or injustice, its management, and expression can significantly impact our relationships, health, and overall well-being. Understanding the difference between normal anger and anger that becomes harmful is crucial …

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