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What You Should Know About Internal Family Systems Therapy

What You Should Know About Internal Family Systems Therapy

Handling trauma is no easy feat, especially if you have suppressed your emotions for a while. However, severe mental health issues can bring your traumas back to the surface. Without proper care and acknowledgment, previous traumas can do real damage to your already fragile mental health. What can you do when your mental health starts …

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What You Can Expect at a Therapy Retreat

What You Can Expect at a Therapy Retreat

Deciding to get help for mental illness or personal issues is tough. It takes an incredible amount of bravery, willpower, and self-love.  One of the more popular forms of getting help for personal struggles is going to a therapy retreat. These intensive programs are great choices for helping you get back on your feet without …

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7 Surprising Ways to Use Holistic Mental Health Practices

7 Surprising Ways to Use Holistic Mental Health Practices

Holistic mental health practices encompass more than what is on your mind. The purpose of all holistic forms of medicine is to treat the “whole person” rather than the problem. Holistic mental health practices incorporate exercise. Different forms of therapy for people in recovery are necessary. A successful treatment pays close attention to your fitness …

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Healing From Trauma: When to Seek Professional Help

Healing From Trauma: When to Seek Professional Help

Healing from trauma is something that no one should have to do alone. And luckily, many people are choosing to seek help for their recovery. According to recent studies, nearly one in every six adults in the United States has started therapy in the last year.  You don’t have to know how to heal from trauma. …

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7 Tips for Managing PTSD Flashbacks

7 Tips for Managing PTSD Flashbacks

Flashbacks caused by PTSD can happen at any given moment. You could be driving your car or cleaning inside your home and it hits you. At that moment, you feel as though you have little to no control over what’s happening.  Your body’s taken over by your past trauma, and the only thing you’re concerned …

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Trauma Informed Therapy: What Is It?

Trauma Informed Therapy: What Is It?

In the United States, 70 percent of adults have experienced a traumatic event. That means there are 223 million people carrying the aftermath of unresolved trauma. Are you one of them? Unresolved trauma can have long-lasting negative effects. Side effects of trauma include depression, anxiety, inability to handle conflict, and more. Trauma can make doing the simplest tasks a major …

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5 Benefits of Going on a Mental Health Retreat

5 Benefits of Going on a Mental Health Retreat

It’s more important than ever to take care of your mental health and ensure you don’t put too much pressure on yourself. If you can feel yourself burning out, slipping back into old habits, or feel like you may need support, a mental health retreat could be for you. If you’re not sure what you …

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What You Need to Know About the Holistic Approach to Mental Health

What You Need to Know About the Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Approximately 1/5 of adults in the United States (that works out to about 51.5 million people) live with some kind of mental illness. Are you one of them? Do you need help managing your mental health? Are you want to do it in a more holistic, well-rounded way? If you’re curious about taking a holistic …

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What are the Different Types of Trauma?

What are the Different Types of Trauma?

Two-thirds of American children experience significant trauma by the time they are 16. Almost a third of children will suffer multiple traumas. And being an adult doesn’t make you immune to trauma either. In fact, there are different types of trauma that can affect us. Although you can not change the past, there are ways to …

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How to Empower Yourself After a Trauma

How to Empower Yourself After a Trauma

It’s normal to feel weaker after a traumatic event. Trauma affects everyone differently but, on the whole, most people who’ve experienced it feel changed afterwards. The person that they once were or believe they could be is nowhere to be found. But, you don’t have to lose yourself forever. There are ways to empower yourself after …

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