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December 30, 2015
by Karen Allen,MS, LMHC, CAMS, CHt

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The Power of We; Terrorists, Refugees, Citizens

December 30, 2015 15:16 by Karen Allen,MS, LMHC, CAMS, CHt  [About the Author]

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Concerns about Syrian refugees, illegal aliens from Mexico, ISIS, home grown terrorist cells and the economic and security issues correlated with any one of these concerns, and it becomes easier to understand how reactive comments proliferate across government, the media, and casual conversations. Assuredly these are complicated matters [More]

June 8, 2015
by Eric Ellis, Psy.D.

Current Events and Retraumatization (Video)

June 8, 2015 07:55 by Eric Ellis, Psy.D.  [About the Author]

In this video, learn about the nature of trauma, it’s symptoms, and how it is connected to our bodies. Why do we experience flashbacks, nightmares, and rushing adrenaline in unexpected moments? We will discuss how seemingly unrelated triggers can wreak havoc on our bodies and in particular the potentially retraumatizing effect of current events in the media. [More]

February 19, 2015
by Tracy Busse, MA, LPC


The Atrocities of Boko Haram and Isis ARE Happening in America

February 19, 2015 07:55 by Tracy Busse, MA, LPC  [About the Author]

In the last year, the chilling actions of ISIS and Boko Haram have shocked many. Americans have questioned their barbaric practices and lack of regard for women. It is hard to imagine something like that happening in America. As stories of survivors are released, hearts sink when they hear of women and children being forced into marriage and raped by militants (Those, 2014). But what if these same injustices were happening in the United States? Perhaps they are. [More]