People CAN Heal from Trauma_Introducing EMDR

People CAN Heal from Trauma: Introducing EMDR

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EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.  It is an approach that has helped many, many people get beyond past distressing memories so they are free to live a full life.  It is based on the idea that the mind can recover from emotional pain just as the body can heal from wounds.  If you cut your hand, it heals- there is a scab and after a while- it looks as good as new.  If there is a painful…

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5 Tips for Spotting Toxic Relationships by Looking at Ourselves

5 Tips for Spotting Toxic Relationships by Looking at Ourselves

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Is my relationship toxic? I have been asked this question many times by clients. So, how do you know if your relationship is toxic? Sometimes it is obvious. If your partner is yelling or screaming at you, physically abusing you, calling you names or cursing at you regularly, it is pretty easy to figure out. However, often, it is way subtler than that. When it is subtle, not only is it harder to get out of the toxic relationship but…

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