Different Types of Trauma: Small ‘t’ versus Large ‘T’

Different Types of Trauma: Small ‘t’ versus Large ‘T’

Trauma is a deeply disturbing event that infringes upon an individual’s sense of control and may reduce their capacity to integrate the situation or circumstances into their current reality. When most people think about trauma, they tend to think about those who...
Back to the Basics: Starting with Emotions

Back to the Basics: Starting with Emotions

  Whether we want them to be or not, emotions are incredibly important aspects of being alive.  Emotions propel us into action or inaction; they drive our behavior and are the lifeblood of all things we do.  More simply put, what we feel is directly correlated to...
Recognizing and Accepting Psychological Distress

Recognizing and Accepting Psychological Distress

Two weeks ago, I wrote about high-functioning depression.  While I hope that you all had the chance to read that blog, my main purpose was to bring attention to the common occurrence of experiencing depression even in individuals who otherwise are highly functional....