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Emotional healing after cancer with Ashlea Nicholson, LMAC, LMFT

Ashlea joins us to discuss becoming a therapist and shortly after discovering that she had cancer. The journey of healing through grief

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Emotional healing after cancer with Ashlea Nicholson, LMAC, LMFT

Ashlea joins us to discuss becoming a therapist and shortly after discovering that she had cancer. The journey of healing through grief

What? A new podcast!

Hey folks- I will be starting a new podcast that explores healing from trauma in its many forms. And I would love your help! If you would like to be interviewed or have a topic for discussion please let me know! Some possible topics that I would like to discuss: Religious trauma, including cult involvement… Continue reading What? A new podcast!

Parenting means letting go

I just watched my teenage son back out of the driveway with a big smile, a wave, and an “I love you, Mom!” He’s driving to Utah…alone…to meet a friend. Together, they will tramp around the country for two weeks–Sight-seeing, camping, snacks, and young man independence. Shortly after he was born–holding my fresh, newborn in… Continue reading Parenting means letting go

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The power of EMDR for trauma

I am trained in a trauma therapy modality called EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Yeah, it’s a mouthful. And while science still does not fully understand the complexity of how the brain processes trauma (this is true of any therapeutic model), the process of EMDR is actually quite simple. Think of REM. No,… Continue reading The power of EMDR for trauma

10 things to do to survive an emotionally abusive relationship

Emotional abusers tend to look for people with no (or flexible) boundaries, a passive personality, Empaths, Fixers, etc. They love it when their victim lets them get away with the abuse. They love it when their victim is willing to isolate and abandon all friends and family for them. They love it when their victim… Continue reading 10 things to do to survive an emotionally abusive relationship

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What is faith? How does it develop?

Jean Piaget was one of the most influential psychological researchers in the area of cognitive development. He developed the four stages of cognitive development theory that shows how an individual’s neurobiological development moves through infancy to adulthood. In the 1950s, psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg began to formulate new ideas based upon Piaget’s theory that analyzed how… Continue reading What is faith? How does it develop?

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