How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Yourself and Others

2020-10-17T00:38:49+00:00

How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Yourself and Others By: Jessica Winebarger What is trauma? Before identifying the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is important to discuss and define trauma, as many individuals rule themselves and loved ones out from experiencing PTSD due to a limited understanding of what can be [...]

How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Yourself and Others2020-10-17T00:38:49+00:00

How do I talk to my child about suicide?

2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

How do I talk to my child about suicide? This week kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week. As parents and caregivers, talking about suicide to your children can feel daunting or uncomfortable. There are many myths and incorrect information about mental health and suicide and leaving it up to our children to discover it for [...]

How do I talk to my child about suicide?2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All.  And Suicide Prevention

2020-09-03T20:47:24+00:00

Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All.  And Suicide Prevention One of the most difficult mental and emotional problems that most people have difficulty understanding, is the state of mind that drives or causes a person to commit suicide.  One of the most difficult and nothing more scary for a [...]

Suicide: How do People Get to that Place to End it All.  And Suicide Prevention2020-09-03T20:47:24+00:00

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?

2020-08-27T01:49:22+00:00

It is an important question.  Why is my past so important in therapy?  Is there any value going back into childhood?  I have made peace.  My issues are about today! Exploring the past is very important in most cases to be able to address the issues of the here and now.  The past is what forms [...]

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?2020-08-27T01:49:22+00:00

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?

2020-08-22T19:22:56+00:00

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy? The question, “When does someone need to seek therapy?” is a question I often receive both socially and in my practice. People don’t question when to go to the dentist or the doctor. Instinctively, individuals know if they have pain in their chest, they need to seek medical [...]

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?2020-08-22T19:22:56+00:00

5 Ways to Stop People Pleasing

2020-08-06T20:53:08+00:00

5 Ways to Stop People Pleasing If you find yourself on this post, it likely means you have experienced and want to change the exhausting and reinforcing habit of people pleasing. No doubt you have felt the short-term benefits and the long-term costs that come with the act of people pleasing. You may even be [...]

5 Ways to Stop People Pleasing2020-08-06T20:53:08+00:00

The Disease of People-Pleasing: How Do You Stop?

2020-07-23T11:20:44+00:00

The Disease of People-Pleasing: How Do You Stop? Let’s play a game! Name 3 people whose opinion and wisdom you respect the most. Think of a time when you’ve asked one of them for advice. Think of a decision you’ve made, where you felt free to make the decision without the influence of one of [...]

The Disease of People-Pleasing: How Do You Stop?2020-07-23T11:20:44+00:00

Ways to Deal with Uncertainty

2020-07-02T00:47:18+00:00

Ways to Deal with Uncertainty Counselor Mike Vaughn explains why uncertain times are so uncomfortable and how to manage through them https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/ways-to-deal-with-uncertainty/275-8bc8ee2d-cfd9-4e50-8e23-72ba4ef09e1c https://surehopecounseling.com/mike-vaughn-sexual-addiction-counselor/    

Ways to Deal with Uncertainty2020-07-02T00:47:18+00:00

Making the “new normal” normal

2020-05-20T13:35:36+00:00

Making the "New Normal" normal Counselor Mike Vaughn tells us how to live in the "now" and reduce anxiety about the future https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/counseling-normal-anxiety/275-2c58d060-9617-4c9e-b816-33e1c57bb754

Making the “new normal” normal2020-05-20T13:35:36+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19

2020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19 We’re all aware that COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. The adjustment has been difficult for many of us. As adults, we have had to deal with the stresses of working from home or losing our jobs, trying to maintain our family’s physical safety, and managing [...]

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-192020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00