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What is POCD? Pedophilia OCD Explained

What is POCD? Pedophilia OCD Explained

In mainstream depictions of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the condition is usually presented as someone who is preoccupied with organization, cleanliness, and order. Many people aren’t aware there are many different types of OCD such as harm OCD, relationship...

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Are There Any Dangers of EMDR Therapy?

Are There Any Dangers of EMDR Therapy?

Our brains can sometimes naturally recover from traumatic memories and events without therapeutic intervention. However, if the traumatic memories are not processed and stored properly, these experiences can continue to cause distress in the present moment and for a...

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What Does Dissociation Feel Like & How to Cope?

What Does Dissociation Feel Like & How to Cope?

Dissociation is a mental process that creates a lack of connection in a person’s thoughts, memory, and sense of identity. Dissociation is a natural and protective trauma response when the full recollection of the traumatic event can be too excruciating for the system,...

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How The Mother Wound Impacts Sexuality

How The Mother Wound Impacts Sexuality

Growing up identifying as female often means looking to a mother figure for guidance on the transition to womanhood. When there is a mother wound, there can be a profound impact on a woman's sexuality.   Many women internalize their mothers beliefs, values and...

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How Dating a Narcissist Changes You

How Dating a Narcissist Changes You

In order to understand narcissistic abuse and how dating a narcissist changes you, it might be helpful to first understand narcissism. A person who meets criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, according to the DSM 5, exhibits a pattern on grandiosity that...

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When Should I Work With a CSAT Therapist?

When Should I Work With a CSAT Therapist?

Although many therapists claim to be able to help with addictive and compulsive sexual behaviors sex addiction, Certified Sex Addiction Therapists (CSAT therapists) have specialized training and have developed the necessary skills to work with clients specifically...

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Why Do People Self Harm?

Why Do People Self Harm?

Self harm is a concept that both impacts people and is hard for some to understand. Some can’t imagine going out of their way to hurt themselves on purpose, however, the origin and reason behind self harming behaviors is typically more complex than simply wanting to...

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