“Oh That’s Normal” The Price of Minimizing Trauma in Teenagers

https://youtu.be/ERIrhC-RG_0 We all know the stereotypical teenager- aloof, full of angst, snarky, sarcastic, and moody. “It’s just a phase” should perhaps be tattooed on the parents of teens everywhere. Of course, there is some “normal” testing of boundaries and trying to figure out who they are separate from their family, questioning cultural norms and being … Continue reading “Oh That’s Normal” The Price of Minimizing Trauma in Teenagers

Working Towards an Integrated, Empowered Self: How EMDR can pair with parts work therapy

When a person has unresolved pain, trauma or loss, they are often left feeling fragmented.  One part of them might long for connection, the other part keeps people at a safe distance and pushes loved ones away.  One part of the person might be very professional and “put together” at work, but then may come … Continue reading Working Towards an Integrated, Empowered Self: How EMDR can pair with parts work therapy

Yoga for Healing Trauma

There are many of us therapist types out there that are also certified yoga instructors.  For me, these roles inform and enhance one another so beautifully.  Because I work with trauma and with the brave and beautiful people who have unresolved wounds from their past, yoga can be such a powerful process for healing. Yoga … Continue reading Yoga for Healing Trauma