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Understanding Complex PTSD

Understanding Complex PTSD

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) is a mental health condition that results from prolonged exposure to traumatic events. While PTSD is typically associated with a single traumatic incident, C-PTSD develops in response to ongoing or repeated trauma. In...

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Finding A Way Out Of Insomnia

Finding A Way Out Of Insomnia

Do you often struggle to fall asleep, finding yourself lying in bed for hours with your mind racing or your body feeling keyed up? Do you toss and turn all night, waking up multiple times? Do you wake up much earlier than you’d like to and feel unable to fall back...

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Intensive EMDR for First Responders

Intensive EMDR for First Responders

  Intensive EMDR for First Responders Constant exposure to traumatic critical incidents takes a toll on anyone, no matter how resilient, strong, or well-supported that person may be. Common mental health concerns for first responders include post-traumatic stress...

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7 Techniques for Reducing Holiday Stress

7 Techniques for Reducing Holiday Stress

  Are you feeling stressed, sad, anxious, depressed, worried, overwhelmed, or angry about the upcoming holidays? You are far from alone. Although the holidays can be a time of joy and happiness, for many people they bring up painful emotions. In a 2021 poll that...

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The Mental Health Impacts of Being a First Responder

The Mental Health Impacts of Being a First Responder

  First responders (police officers, firefighters, search and rescue personnel, emergency medical personnel, correctional officers, paramedics, and 911 dispatchers) witness trauma, violence, abuse, disaster, human suffering, and death as part of their jobs...

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How Does Psychotherapy Work, and Is it all the Same?

How Does Psychotherapy Work, and Is it all the Same?

  Many people experience concerns that lead them to taking the brave step of seeking support through psychotherapy. According to the 2020 CDC National Health Interview Survey, about 20% of Americans are now receiving mental health treatment. While the reasons...

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