Trauma is experienced by victims of exceedingly difficult crime, abuse, or loss.
When the pandemic hit, our collective worlds came to a screeching halt in ways we are still trying to understand. University classes and schools were cancelled, sporting events postponed, concerts rescheduled, and so much more. Then the layoffs came, [...]
Dealing with sibling conflict? Ready to pull your hair out or hide in the bathroom? I’ve heard so many parents in this stay at home season who are fed up with playing referee to their kids. They want to [...]
The Risk of Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Vicarious Trauma The need to care for others has never been more evident than now. The demands being placed on healthcare workers, first responders, and mental health professionals rival that of other [...]
Special Note: During the COVID-19 epidemic, we know that increased stress in the home can bring wear and tear on our families and relationships. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 women and 1 [...]
We’ve covered a lot this month in understanding how trauma presents itself in our lives. Maybe something you heard or read resonated with you in a way that, frankly, is a little scary, and you’re wondering what do I [...]
What To Say To Someone Dealing With A Traumatic Death It was both coincidental and providential that the day I officially launched my counseling practice was also the anniversary of an event that helped shape my decision to become [...]