Forgotten Survivors: Adult Victims of Child Abuse
It’s a sad fact and one that many people try to forget, but everyday nearly 10,000 reports are made regarding child abuse and neglect. According to Child Help, a report is made every 10 seconds in the United States. Last year the reports filed against child abuse involved 6.6 million children. (more…)
Kids These Days: Tykes, Technology and Therapy
Childhood has changed drastically over the past few decades. With the introduction of video games, social media, and all sorts of technology, the digital era had a huge impact on kids and their traditional pastimes. (more…)
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
Dealing with an emotional issue right now?
Just look at this video from the late 1940’s first recognizing mental health legislation in America. The depictions of the “ill” patients goes to show that back then, mental illnesses were thought of as severe. We hadn’t yet recognized such “invisible” conditions as functioning depression or moderate anxiety on a broadly accepted basis. (more…)
Can EMDR Work for Test Anxiety?
Children, teens and adults can all experience test anxiety. Whether it’s the 2nd Grade Pop Quiz, a GED, SAT, ACT or a presentation for your business, having to show up as your best self ever, no matter how you’re feeling emotionally or physically – can be a huge anxiety trigger. (more…)
Fathers and Sons
The importance of a father-son relationship cannot possibly be overestimated.
The effect of this bond extends not only through the son’s adult life, but is also transferred to the generations to come, as the boy will become a father himself. (more…)
Reasons Your Son Might Be Acting The Way He Is