Therapy tips for healing from trauma, anxiety and depression through evidence-based and integrative therapeutic approaches.


Belonging vs Fitting In:

The desire to fit in is a common one, and it’s not hard to see why. Feeling like an outsider can be lonely and isolating, and fitting in may seem like the easiest way to avoid those feelings. However, fitting in often requires changing who you are to gain acceptance.

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Being Codependent No More

People with codependency often fear abandonment and usually neglect their own needs, and enable or excuse problematic behaviors of others to maintain a sense of control/or connection.

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Feeling Like A Fraud–Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is not recognized as an official disorder by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, however, it can be a debilitating and frustrating condition. Negative thinking, self-doubt, and self-sabotaging one’s own successes are characteristic behaviors of those suffering from imposter syndrome.

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Navigating the Nervous System

When a person is stressed, the part of the brain often called the emotional brain sends signals to alert the sympathetic nervous system to respond to the perceived threat. This is the part of the autonomic nervous system that is designed to prepare you to respond quickly, known as the “fight or flight or stress response”.

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The blogs on this website are meant for purely educational discussions and are no substitute for therapy. The blogs contain general information about mental health matters yet it is not mental health treatment nor should it be treated as such.