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 Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop

2020-10-05T22:01:52+00:00

How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop Time is so precious to us all, isn’t it? And the way we use it always involves an evaluation of our efforts, money, and emotions invested into it. So it’s no surprise that one of the common questions we receive when we begin [...]

How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop2020-10-05T22:01:52+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

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?

2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health? Sleep is a universal biological characteristic that impacts all species and if it is neglected, one that refuses to be ignored. The precise functionality of sleep is still a mystery on many levels however, data shows it is critical to cognitive, somatic, and psychological processes (Brand & [...]

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

2020-03-10T16:46:25+00:00

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders, at least 30 million people in the U.S. of all genders and ages suffer from an eating disorder ( https://anad.org/education-and-awareness/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/). Perhaps a loved one in your family or a close friend in your circle are [...]

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder2020-03-10T16:46:25+00:00

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.

2020-02-14T20:07:08+00:00

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes. Keeping your marriage healthy and happy over time takes work and is sometimes it be a difficult. It is wonderful when a couple in a troubled relationship can recognize and jointly work out their differences. This process is seldom easy, however. Once problems have started to [...]

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.2020-02-14T20:07:08+00:00

Advent

2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

Advent I ventured out to Michael’s yesterday to find a few frames featured on their sale. The parking lot was a puzzle of cars and people, all with little space in between. The speed was like the speed of video-game graphics! It was almost too much for this avoidant, solitude-loving, introvert. Our car inched and [...]

Advent2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults

2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults Somewhere between childhood to adulthood we stop playing, We get so busy living life or numbing out in front of the television that we forget the benefits of play. Play is not just for kids. Tamis-Lemonda cited by Kesser explains, “play is being joyfully immersed in the moment, and [...]

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving!

2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

SureHope Counseling & Training Center wants to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! The act of thanksgiving is one of the most important acts to practice when in comes to mental health.  There is so much research that shows adapting a lifestyle of gratitude is helpful in healing from anxiety, depression and [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

How to Manage Anxiety

2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00

See Mike Vaughn on Charlotte Today speaking about how to manage anxiety: https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/how-to-manage-anxiety/275-fe00b67b-8033-492d-9a8c-f9bf54ec4736

How to Manage Anxiety2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00