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CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

So what is CBT and DBT anyways? Whether you are new or go to therapy frequently, CBT and DBT are important treatment options to understand because they might impact your overall therapeutic results. Understanding various theoretical orientations may align you with a...

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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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What is Trauma Dumping? Understanding Oversharing

What is Trauma Dumping? Understanding Oversharing

Most people need to vent from time to time, right? Maybe you’ve been dealing with an issue with a stubborn family member, a significant other, co-worker, had a really bad day, or might be struggling with career or money problems. It’s common to blow off steam by...

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Benefits of Group Therapy for Women

Benefits of Group Therapy for Women

Women understand one another in a way that no one else can. The trauma and events that women experience are often more common than they realize - at least, before speaking to another woman about it. This blog post will discuss the relationships of women and the...

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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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