I wrote about some basic skills for families last week, it can apply to anyone young and old during these strange times. After talking with a lot of clients, friends and family I have been noticing some themes coming out in conversation. It is very clear that the pandemic is not only a physical … Continue reading How to Cope With the Unknown: Framework and Strategies for the COVID Pandemic
Mental health tips for weathering the coronavirus.
I have been quiet these days online. I have been watching and listening and I have been quiet. What do I say as a trauma specialist who has worked with hundreds of women and men who have survived sexual assault? What do I say as a person who has also been assaulted and spent my … Continue reading Being with Helplessness
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE! YOU ONLY HAVE TO EXPLORE WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN NOW! REPEAT. Often this time of year I have many eighth graders and juniors/seniors in high school come into my … Continue reading A Note for Teens on their Future
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