The PTSD Umbrella

Trigger Warning ⚠️ If you have PTSD, this content may upset you. It’s not graphic in nature but still could be upsetting. Disclaimer~ this is not meant to be used instead of mental health treatment nor for self diagnosis purposes. If you are concerned that you are experiencing PTSD please seek the attention of a […]

How to Decide on a Therapist ~ It’s complicated! Part 4~LPCs

*** Disclaimer- if this is a crisis situation or you are having active thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or someone else, please call 911, go to your nearest ER, Text Crisisline at “741741”, or call the Suicide Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255*** Considering therapy or counseling? It’s a difficult decision to come to. And can […]

How to Decide on a Therapist ~ It’s complicated! Part 3 – LCSWs

*** Disclaimer- if this is a crisis situation or you are having active thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or someone else, please call 911, go to your nearest ER, Text Crisisline at “741741”, or call the Suicide Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255*** Considering therapy or counseling? It’s a difficult decision to come to. And can […]

How to Decide on a Therapist ~ It’s complicated! Part 2 Psychologists

*** Disclaimer- if this is a crisis situation or you are having active thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or someone else, please call 911, go to your nearest ER, Text Crisisline at “741741”, or call the Suicide Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255*** Considering therapy or counseling? It’s a difficult decision to come to. And can […]

How to Decide on a Therapist ~ It’s complicated! Part 1~Psychiatrists

*** Disclaimer- if this is a crisis situation or you are having active thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or someone else, please call 911, go to your nearest ER, Text Crisisline at “741741”, or call the Suicide Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255*** Considering therapy or counseling? It’s a difficult decision to come to. And can […]

The secret they don’t tell you about disclosing familial sexual abuse

Trigger Warning- includes content of the dynamics of incest, sexual abuse patterns in families, emotional abuse, bullying, and Retraumatization. This article was written for victims of abuse. This is going to be a different post. I am not going to quote any authors or cite professional literature. I am not going to use a great […]

“I know my child has Autism but no one will diagnose it.” The Parental Challenges of having a Child on the Spectrum.

It continues to shock me that so many parents are having difficulty with their child being evaluated or treated for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We understand the importance of Early Intervention Services, but this is difficult to receive when mental health professionals are not giving the diagnosis to receive these services. ABA, or Applied Behavioral […]