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Helping Children Manage Anxiety Following School Shootings

In the wake of recent school tragedies, many people are asking how to best help children manage anxiety following school shootings. Parents across the country are struggling to find the best ways to address their children’s concerns of safety at school. It is also extremely anxiety provoking for parents and yet what children need is for [...]

By |2019-05-20T16:56:42+00:00May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Teen Suicide: Talking with Your Teen

Teen Suicide: Talking with Your Teen Teen suicide is an epidemic in this era and it is terrifying, leaving so many people wondering what we can do about it. Suicide trends show us that we have lost nearly 45,000 lives to suicide in 2016 and suicide rates went up more than 30% since 1999.In Colorado [...]

By |2019-04-17T23:52:55+00:00April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to Prepare for EMDR Therapy

Are you considering EMDR therapy  (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy) to address a trauma history, anxiety, loss or another emotional disturbance? If you have begun the process of looking for an EMDR therapist and are either still searching, or are waiting to begin the therapy, you may find yourself wondering what you can do [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:26:55+00:00April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What to Look For in an EMDR Therapist

EMDR therapy is fast becoming a common therapy in which many therapists are trained.  That said, not all clinicians are correctly using EMDR therapy, which can be ineffective, upsetting or destabilizing for clients. This is unfortunate because there is so much potential for healing that can come from good EMDR therapy, but it can be hard to [...]

By |2019-03-10T19:19:13+00:00March 4th, 2019|EMDR for Clients, PTSD Treatment|

7 Steps to Jump Start Personal Growth

The human search for happiness is as inherent as our instinct to breathe.  We all want satisfaction, contentment and joy in our lives. From the time of our first entrance into the world, we are seeking means to feel good about ourselves and our circumstances, whatever they may be.  The search for happiness entails growth.  [...]

By |2018-07-21T21:57:22+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Having Healthy Boundaries

Having Healthy Boundaries: The Clear, the Not-So Clear, and a Few Things In-Between Have you ever found yourself completely exhausted trying to solve a problem for a friend? Or are you familiar with the feeling of frustration from a time you agreed to do something for someone because you couldn’t say no, when you really [...]

By |2018-07-10T21:13:51+00:00July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tips for Getting Through Tough Times

Let me start by saying, you are stronger than you think you are.  How do I know this? Struggle is part of life and as a result, no person is exempt. You have tried to get through tough things before, and know how hard it can be. Maybe you are even trying to get through [...]

By |2018-10-10T17:55:08+00:00July 6th, 2018|depression treatment|

Tips to Manage Stress in the Workplace

Tips to Manage Stress in the Workplace Today’s executives and employees are struggling like never before to manage stress that results from increased competition and productivity pressure.  Often in today's workplace, employers expect higher productivity and longer work hours which has led many into feelings of depression and anxiety. Recent research findings show that the [...]

By |2018-06-27T16:28:01+00:00June 27th, 2018|Anxiety treatment|

Learning to Forgive Yourself

Ruminating and worrying about mistakes you have made can be very frustrating, anxiety provoking and shame inducing.  Making mistakes is an inherent part of life, but knowing how to acknowledge them, learn from them, let go of them and move on can be challenging at best.  Here are some tips to help in the process [...]

By |2018-10-10T17:55:24+00:00June 20th, 2018|Anxiety treatment, depression treatment|

Anxiety in Kids: Helping Your Child Manage Their Worries

  If you have a child who struggles with anxiety, it can be challenging to know how to best help them to cope and recover from it.   Children may become clingy or defiant, reclusive, tired from lack of sleep, or tearful.  As a parent, it can be both heartbreaking and frustrating to see them struggle.  [...]

By |2018-06-13T17:21:31+00:00June 13th, 2018|child counseling|