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Finding a Queer Christian Therapist Online

The internet is a huge, mostly wonderful space, so why is it so hard to find an online therapist that's both queer and Christian? (Insert "there are dozens of us!" meme...) And once you've found a queer Christian therapist, how do you make sure they're the right one to help you? 5 Things to Look… Continue reading Finding a Queer Christian Therapist Online

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Navigating Unexpected Life Changes

Some days, life seems to throw you a curve ball. Other days, life throws you several curve balls in rapid succession and doesn't seem to stop for a whole week straight! We can't control these unexpected life changes. All we can control is our reaction. Let's look at some of the usual ways we can… Continue reading Navigating Unexpected Life Changes

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Most people agree: time changes suck. While modern technology makes it so we don't necessarily have to go through the effort of physically changing our clocks, time shifts are hard on our bodies and on our mental health. Seasonal Affective Disorder is real, and it can be a challenge to manage. This time change in… Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Does Online EMDR Work?

Short answer: yes, EMDR works with telehealth. Online EMDR follows the same stages and protocols as in person EMDR. However, there are some special considerations that need to be in place. First, you need to be able to access the special technology that allows you to do the eye movements or follow the bilateral stimulation.… Continue reading Does Online EMDR Work?

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Finding a Christian Grief Therapist

When you're overwhelmed by grief, the last thing you want to do is sift through all the results on a "grief therapist near me" search. The results can all seem to blend together and you can end up with someone who doesn't necessarily honor your faith. Why should I find a Christian grief therapist? It's… Continue reading Finding a Christian Grief Therapist

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Systemic Factors Contributing to Burnout

I've been doing a bit of a research deep dive on burnout lately. (Don't be surprised if my next several posts are all related to burnout!) One thing I noticed is that most of the research that gets quoted in the major news articles is related to nurses. While it's great that we're studying burnout… Continue reading Systemic Factors Contributing to Burnout

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What Is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR is a therapy method that uses memory association techniques. The acronym stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It helps you manage current problems by exploring past memories that are connected through emotions, body sensations, and negative beliefs. The core theory holds that these past memories may be blocking you from living the life… Continue reading What Is EMDR Therapy?

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How EMDR Works for BPD

Acronym breakdown: EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and is a popular method of trauma therapy. BPD is the short form of Borderline Personality Disorder. One theory of how people get BPD is that they have a natural emotional sensitivity combined with early traumatic life experiences. How EMDR treats trauma EMDR starts with… Continue reading How EMDR Works for BPD

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How Couples Therapy Helps You Navigate Marital Conflict

But first, a side note Hi, this is Jessica! I've invited my local colleague Connor Moss to write a bit about how he helps couples deal with the conflicts that come up in their relationships. Couples therapy is a great service that I don't offer, so I want to make sure you have an excellent… Continue reading How Couples Therapy Helps You Navigate Marital Conflict

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What is Depth Therapy?

How depth therapy works Depth therapy starts with the assumption that "we can only learn about ourselves by looking inward and reporting what we discover" (William James). We can't understand our psychological processes without considering what's going on inside our minds. In early methods, clients were asked to reflect on their subjective experiences of their… Continue reading What is Depth Therapy?