Personal Growth

Suicide

Suicide

How to talk about suicide During my work as a crisis counselor in a community session, a common question that would come up a lot is how to talk about suicide to a person who may be experiencing suicidal ideation or might be planning an attempt. I noticed that the...

Honoring the Process of Change

Honoring the Process of Change

Change is hard, let me just be honest. Change takes time, energy, devotion, and a lot of compassion towards yourself. As a therapist a common denominator that I see in a person being hindered from their change is having all or nothing thinking, black or white, right...

How do you Process Information?

How do you Process Information?

Did you know that there are different styles of processing information? I’m not talking about the manner in which we communicate our thoughts, rather the way we integrate new information and turn it into thoughts that we can share with others if we choose. So, what...

Foundations to Understanding EMDR

Foundations to Understanding EMDR

There are three things I need you to understand prior to explaining EMDR in depth. I want to explain neuroplasticity, how memories are stored, and lastly explaining core beliefs. Donald Hebb, a neuropsychologist said “Neurons that fire together wire together”.  This...