Trauma

Learning to cope with trauma by American Behavioral Clinics of Wisconsin.

The Long-lasting Effects of Child Abuse

2023-07-28T12:44:50-05:00

People who recall being abused or neglected as a child are more likely to experience periods of anxiety or depression as adults than those where court records show maltreatment was present, but the adult does not recall it, according to a study published in the Journal of American Medicine Psychiatry. The study conducted at King’s [...]

The Long-lasting Effects of Child Abuse2023-07-28T12:44:50-05:00

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 2023

2023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

The Veterans Crisis Line received a record number of calls in March 2023. The staff fielded over 88,000 calls during the month, 28% higher than any previous month. Authorities with the Veterans Administration believe that the surge is only the start of a burgeoning problem that will continue for the foreseeable future. While veterans [...]

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 20232023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

Protecting Your Mental Health After a Mass Shooting

2023-04-10T12:22:46-05:00

A new mass shooting event tends to highlight the news every few days. These traumatic events can impact your mental health even if you or a loved one is not directly involved. You can do several things to stay healthy after a shooting event. Take Care of Yourself First If you have ever flown, [...]

Protecting Your Mental Health After a Mass Shooting2023-04-10T12:22:46-05:00

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events

2023-02-16T11:55:16-06:00

Almost everyone has had one or more traumatic events occur in their lifetime. It may be the sudden death of a loved one, drastic changes in physical health, or a natural catastrophe that has put you into survival mode. The human brain is not wired to analyze these events while you are experiencing them. You [...]

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events2023-02-16T11:55:16-06:00

Seven Stages of Accepting a Newly-acquired Disability

2023-02-06T12:43:22-06:00

In the next 10 minutes, 498 Americans will become disabled, according to the National Safety Council. This number continues to grow annually as advances as medical advances occur. The most common reasons for disability include problems with the musculoskeletal system and hearing and vision loss. These individuals often go through [...]

Seven Stages of Accepting a Newly-acquired Disability2023-02-06T12:43:22-06:00

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma

2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

When youth and adolescents experience trauma, how can parents, emergency service workers, and rescue providers, along with the larger community help them start to recover and ultimately overcome the traumatic experience? Whether it be suffering through a natural disaster, being a victim or witness to violence, or perhaps a tragic accident, be it large scale [...]

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD

2022-05-26T10:31:27-05:00

Do You Have a Safe House? I recently presented a workshop at a local spa on healing disconnected eating. As a guest presenter my husband and I were treated to a weekend of complimentary food, exercise classes and other presentations by the spa’s staff.  He attended a workshop given by the staff nutritionist on eating [...]

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD2022-05-26T10:31:27-05:00

Talk to Children about 9/11

2023-05-17T11:09:09-05:00

Tips for Talking to Your Children About 9/11Discussing 9/11 isn’t an easy task. We often hear, “I want to tell my child what happened but don’t know where to begin.” These tips have been prepared to help you navigate these conversations by offering simple and effective guidelines for talking to your children about such a [...]

Talk to Children about 9/112023-05-17T11:09:09-05:00