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Archive for June 2018

How EMDR Therapy Works

How one therapy helps patients work through difficult emotions accompanying trauma as well as identifying and correcting negative cognitions patients often tell themselves as a result of trauma. EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy) has become the evidenced based treatment of choice for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). The brainchild of Francine Shapiro –…

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Feed Your Brain for Changes and Adjustments

To help your clients make changes in their lives, they can be heartened to learn that their brain are not hardwired to fail but are soft wired. You can begin by describing how their brain can be rewired to make the adjustment. Explaining the phenomena of neuroplasticity and the concept that “cells that fire together…

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Male Response to Trauma

It has long been joked about that men are stubborn about asking for help. But what about when a person isn’t aware of the need for help, and it could be the difference between life and death? Jason Erickson takes a look at the male response to trauma. Asking for driving directions, following instruction manuals,…

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The Bleating Sheep

Luke 15:3-7 Jesus told stories in his ministry which I think is a fine way to be a teacher. Stories touch the heart—and often the senses in ways that make understanding natural and lasting. Most people who have read the Bible know the story of the “lost” sheep. The farmer had 100 sheep but lost…

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