Learning More about EMDR Therapy -by Jamie Edwards, LCSW

  What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a relatively new and groundbreaking therapy that has been proven effective for those who have experienced trauma and performance anxiety, as well as those experiencing other types of anxiety, panic, depression, and other emotional difficulties.  EMDR is appropriate for adults as well as adolescents […]

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Caring for Mother with Dementia Becomes Lesson in Mindfulness -by Gayle Florian

Alzheimer’s disease robbed my mother of much memory.  And though she is usually pleasant and gracious, the angst the memory loss causes is sometimes brutal, taking a toll on her and us who care for her.  Developing a mindful approach to her condition— not getting lost in the stress of overseeing her care, but instead […]

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The Shadow of Our Strengths -by Laura Novak, LCSW, CADC

While engaged, my soon­-to­-be husband and I took a premarital class. Many years later, one comment made about marriage has continued to stick with me. This statement was so simple yet profound, and I like to share this bit of wisdom with other couples when I get the chance. The things that you love about […]

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