It’s Children of Addicts Week: So How Does Growing Growing Up in the Shadow of Addiction

Posted: February 12, 2019, 5:38 pm | 6 min read

Children who grow up with addiction and the relational trauma that surrounds it can carry the imprint of that pain for the rest of their…



Write a Love Letter to Your Inner Child

Posted: February 10, 2019, 10:47 pm | 1 min read

Write a love letter to your inner child, to that part of you that is young, playful, innocent and vulnerable. That part of you who you…



Laughter: Why It’s So Important

Posted: January 14, 2019, 12:53 pm | 3 min read

Why do we need to laugh? And what can laughter do for us that nothing else can? Well for starters, laughter is a complex brain/body…



Getting in Touch With Gratitude

Posted: November 18, 2018, 2:01 pm | 1 min read

Explore Your Feelings of Gratitude in an Online Process



The Nature of Traumatic Memory: Why Our Memories Terrifying Events are Spotty

Posted: October 4, 2018, 6:13 pm | 3 min read

As a psychologist who works with trauma, I am very much aware of how difficult it can be to recall details of traumatic experience.Even…



Thank You Christine Blasey Ford: # Me Too

Posted: September 29, 2018, 6:11 pm | 8 min read

I am a psychologist, my specialties for the last thirty three years have been working with adult children of addicts, addiction and…



Emotional Stress: Long Term Deep Stress That’s the Result of Parental Addiction, Adverse Childhood…

Posted: August 21, 2018, 7:44 pm | 7 min read

Got one or more of these? Keep reading……



Golden Moment Map

Posted: July 3, 2018, 4:48 pm | 2 min read

It’s Almost the 4th of July. In honor of our country’s independence and our emphasis on individual freedom, here is an exercise to do that…



The Trauma Timeline: A Journaling Exercise for Understanding the Impact of Relational Trauma in…

Posted: June 27, 2018, 1:16 pm | 2 min read

“The essence of psychological trauma is the loss of faith that there is order and continuity in life. Trauma occurs when one looses the…



Process an Emotion On Line: Try a Creative Arts Therapy Approach

Posted: June 9, 2018, 8:57 pm | 2 min read

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