Finding the Right Professional for You

Finding the Right Professional for You

Whether you suffer from or support someone with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a therapist is likely a requirement at some point or another. For those who have never been to therapy, starting is often the hardest part. It takes courage to begin dealing with...
Want to Live Longer? Then Just Relax

Want to Live Longer? Then Just Relax

Just as smoking, obesity and other well-known health threats damage a person’s body; emotional stress also causes lasting physical damage to the body. This damage can lead to digestive problems, high blood pressure and a variety of other unpleasant and potentially...
5 Ways to Maintain a Positive Attitude

5 Ways to Maintain a Positive Attitude

Having a positive outlook is crucial to living a happy, well-balanced life. Of course, this does not mean that you will be satisfied with every single choice you make or always happy with yourself. However, it does mean that you will be able to bounce back faster from...
Manage Your Stress with Therapeutic Writing 

Manage Your Stress with Therapeutic Writing 

Research studies over the last 30 to 40 years have illustrated the usefulness of therapeutic writing. Benefits include improvements to sleep, memory, mood, and the immune system, along with reduced absenteeism and fewer visits to the doctor with stress-related...
Time is Money: Considering the Cost of the Hourlong Session

Time is Money: Considering the Cost of the Hourlong Session

In a world of adaptation, improvement and streamlining to meet present and future demand, it seems therapy duration is stuck in the twentieth century. A conversation is needed to effect change. What happened to the days where Freud would sit for hours with a client...
Alcohol & Drug Addiction with PTSD

Alcohol & Drug Addiction with PTSD

Substance abuse is always almost preceded by an underlying, deeper problem within individuals. Post traumatic stress disorder contributes immensely as such an underlying problem, pushing sufferers to turn to substances–whether legal or illegal–as a means...