Suicide Awareness Month

Many focus on preventing suicide, but what happens to those left behind? It can be traumatic for those finding their lived one. It can be isolating. Some feel shame or fear negative attention, criticism, and scrutiny. There are also issues related to closure if the deceased hide their distress until…

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Group Therapy

Recently,  a couple of recurring themes in individual therapy sessions have suggested therapy groups.  The themes are finding relationships and grieving.  It runs the gamut from people in their 40s and up to people in their 70s to 90s.  Some have lost a spouse and that is why they are…

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Diets Don’t Work. Lifestyle changes Do!

Diets Don’t Work. Lifestyle changes Do!

It never fails. Every January, people set new goals to lose weight. They join gyms. The go for the quick fad diets & start the diet yo-yo again. According to this TED Talk, Why Diets Usually Don’t Work Crash diets trigger your body to slow your metabolism. “I’m starving”, it…

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Ways to Cope With Sexual Abuse Trending On Social Media

Ways to Cope With Sexual Abuse Trending On Social Media

Stories of sexual abuse have been flooding social and mainstream media since the alleged sexual assaults of Harvey Weinstein.  They come from all types of workplaces including offices, government, motion pictures, television, the recording industry and sports to name a few. Both male and female victims have stepped forward. Olympic…

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