Perspective: The Difference Maker in Memories and Experiences

Perspective: The Difference Maker in Memories and Experiences

Many of us have heard of this scenario: a car accident happens in a busy intersection surrounded by pedestrians.  Depending on the corner where each pedestrian stood, bystander statements regarding how the accident transpired may be different.  What we are talking...
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...
Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Related to Current Events

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Related to Current Events

Times are changing. Society is changing. Politics is changing.  The world around us is changing.  Regardless of your stance on certain issues, many people have recently been affected by the news and current domestic and international events.  As a psychologist,...
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...
New Year’s Resolutions: The Time for Change

New Year’s Resolutions: The Time for Change

With today being New Year’s Eve, many are thinking about what they would like to change or have different in 2017.  The idea of resolutions is one that should be applauded and supported; after all, what better time to commit to making important changes in your...
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