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How to Know if You Have Symptoms of PTSD

How to Know if You Have Symptoms of PTSD

Many people have experienced emotional trauma and they don’t realize it.  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Many of us have heard about PTSD, and we may associate it with war veterans who have returned from the battle field.   Did you know that anyone can...
When Helping Others Can Traumatize You

When Helping Others Can Traumatize You

If you are in a helping profession, such as police work, firefighting, ministry work, or if you work in a school setting, health care field or in behavioral health, you may be at risk for developing symptoms of secondary trauma.  Also, if you are a parent of a child...
Men And Their Anger

Men And Their Anger

I want to talk briefly about the experience of many men that I see in therapy. Namely, that they often feel that they are only able to access one of two states of being: they can be okay, or they’re angry. Some men will go so far as to say, those are the two emotional...
Grief Wants to Move

Grief Wants to Move

Grief wants to move. Did you know that? Grief has this course that can’t really be anticipated or predicted, except that it desires to take you on a journey; to move you. So many of the clients we see in counseling are suffering from what we call unresolved grief, and...