First Responders

First responders, the men and women we rely on in times of crisis, are often subjected to repeated traumas. This resource tool kit details many of the challenges this group of heroes face as they go to work each day.…

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Suicide Support Group

“Suicide is a rising public health dilemma in Colorado, where 1,004 residents took their own lives last year, according to the state health department. The state’s suicide rate has jumped 19 percent in the past decade. Colorado’s suicide rate consistently…

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What I love about EMDR Therapy

  • December 11, 2014
  • EMDR

The effects of trauma really color how we think, act and live. But, there is so much we can do to help resolve the effects of trauma, often  in a relatively short time. I am posting a link to a…

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EMDR Therapy Info….

  • November 7, 2014
  • EMDR

World Health Organization (2013). Guidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to Stress. Geneva, Switzerland:  Author. *    Trauma-focused CBT and EMDR are the only psychotherapies recommended for children, adolescents and adults with PTSD.  American Psychiatric Association (2004). Practice…

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Suicide

Recently I have worked with several people who have lost a loved one to suicide. Losing someone who dies from suicide is fraught with so many difficult emotions… “Why did he do that, what was so bad in his life” …

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Healthy Relationships

As humans, we are wired to bond with a significant person. Our early attachments play a huge role in shaping our adult relationships, our ability to rebound from misfortune and to find satisfaction in our lives. We know that couples…

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