Anyone can develop secondary trauma / PTSD. Any life-changing, triggering, or painful experience may lead to flashbacks, fear, or anxiety. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) making news across the globe, the world is sure to see a rise in mental illness. However, you’re not alone—there is help … [Read more...] about The Importance of Therapy for Secondary Trauma / PTSD Due to the Coronavirus Crisis
Did your child experience a school trauma such as a natural disaster, bullying, or exposure to violence? If so, they may be struggling to recover and may require extra support and therapy to arrive at a place of healing and peace. Keep reading to learn what you can do as a parent to help your … [Read more...] about Can My Child Work Through and Recover from School Trauma?
Do successful blended families really exist? Growing up, you probably learned about stepfamilies from The Brady Bunch. While most people strive for this idyllic situation, many co-parents find it difficult to achieve at first. However, it’s not impossible. Here’s how you can create a great family … [Read more...] about How to Create and Sustain Successful Blended Families
As a single mom, you may have a continual dialog going on in your mind. “Am I doing this right?” "Do I need to try harder to get a man in my life?” “Am I enough?” Raising kids on your own can be an overwhelming experience filled with self-doubt and anxiety. Of course, you want the best for your … [Read more...] about Surviving and Thriving through the Challenges of Being a Single Mom
Do you know the most common panic attack symptoms? Everyone deals with stress or pressure at some point. It’s normal to experience an elevated heart rate or butterflies in your stomach before an important event. You may even find it difficult to sleep the night before. But if you can no longer … [Read more...] about What Are the Common Panic Attack Symptoms?
How can depression be treated? Various approaches are appropriate, depending on the severity of the condition. If you wonder whether or not you can have success overcoming depression without medication, keep reading to learn from the experts at Positive Living Psychotherapy. Is It Possible to Treat … [Read more...] about Can Depression Be Treated? The Truth about Counseling without Medication
If you’ve heard of positive thinking techniques, but you aren’t using them, you could be missing out. Most people can admit that life is better when you’re happy. However, if you’re suffering from anxiety, depression, body image issues, OCD, relationship issues, low self-esteem, or any other … [Read more...] about Can Positive Thinking Techniques Change Your Life?
While most people are aware of the typical physical symptoms of an anxiety attack (racing heart, sweaty palms, rapid breathing, upset stomach), there are other lesser-known anxiety attack symptoms people experience regularly. These less common symptoms may not even register in one’s mind as being … [Read more...] about 3 of the Less Common Anxiety Attack Symptoms You Should Know About