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Are you in “Survival Mode”?

  “I’m ALWAYS tired” was a common statement Janine heard herself say throughout the day.  Not only did she feel exhausted at the end of the day, but she woke up feeling unrested.   Strangely, however, she felt both tired and “wired” once bedtime came.   As she moved through her day, she felt she was only checking the necessary boxes.  …

A Less Invasive Method for Treating Trauma and PTSD

How Accelerated Resolution Therapy Differs from Prolonged Exposure Therapy   In her Tedx talk “The Power of Rapid Eye Movements”, ART certified therapist Yolanda Harper paints a picture of a typical experience of a PTSD patient receiving treatment with prolonged exposure therapy: “Tell me about war.” “I was in Vietnam; people are dying.”   More detail is required here to illustrate …

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The Emotionally Intelligent Therapist as a Business Leader

Becoming a Better Therapist Therapists spend a lot of time thinking about how they can be better therapists. Such an important job necessitates as much. Their jobs certainly require a lot of specialization and training. But that doesn’t make them so different from other business leaders. Oftentimes, they are entrepreneurs—self-employed—and responsible for corralling employees of their own. Therapists also have …

Is It a Good Idea to Publicly Share Your Mental Health Issue?

Helping Patients to Understand the Potential Impact of Disclosing Their Condition According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 43.8 million adults in America experience this type of condition each year. That’s one in five adults who share the effects of mental illness on their social lives. What’s more, 18.1 percent of adults live with anxiety disorders each year. These …