Posts for Trauma

Memory, Trauma, and EMDR

Anxiety, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor February 1, 2021

Memories can be a beautiful gift or a haunting nightmare. Most days, we do not pay attention to how much…

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Compassionate Connections Group

Announcements, Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Group, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress January 24, 2021

During this time of increased distance, stress, and uncertainty, women deserve the support, tools, and unity offered through our transformative…

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Our Search for Meaning in a Pandemic World

Anxiety, Conflict, Couples, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized October 8, 2020

As mental health counselors, my colleagues and I are seeing firsthand the psychological consequences of this COVID-19 pandemic health crisis….

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Coping in Hard Times

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized September 13, 2020

These are hard times. 2020 is working on becoming the defining year for life stress. The coronavirus is ominous, hiding around…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor September 25, 2019

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post…

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Reclaiming Your Story after Complex Trauma

Emotions, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor June 26, 2019

One challenge that clients sometimes face in counseling is deciding whether they want to go deeper in the treatment process…

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