Archives for 2013

Why Teenagers Are So Impulsive- Boulder Psychotherapist News Post

BOULDER PSYCHOTHERAPY NEWS POST! A colleague recently sent me this article.  Maybe you are struggling with your child’s behavior and here is some research that might give you some understanding of what is happening.  Source:  Science

My Child Has Been Sexually Abused- A Guide for Parents- Boulder Counseling News Post

BOULDER COUNSELING NEWS POST I recently came across this and wanted to share it with you.  Although this was specifically written for parents and caregivers in Arkansas, there is some great information for parents who have a child that has been sexually abused.  They cover many questions that parents often ask me in my office. […]

LGBT Healthcare Advocacy Facebook Page- Boulder Therapist News Post

BOULDER THERAPIST NEWS POST I wanted to inform you about the LGBT Healthcare Advocacy Facebook Page!  This page provides an extensive amount of information including community events, personal stories, LGBT issues in the news, seminars for health care providers, and information to help people connect.  Please pass this along to your kids, friends, and colleagues.  […]

Tips on Talking to Kids Post Disaster- Boulder Counseling News Post

BOULDER COUNSELING NEWS POST Here is a great link that gives advice to parents on how to talk with kids post disaster.  This has been an incredible couple of weeks here in Boulder.  Even if you were not directly affected by all the flooding, you were affected.  Many of my clients talk about still being […]

Being in Your Body: The Benefits of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Survivors of Sexual Assault- Boulder Therapy Sexual Assault News Post

BOULDER THERAPY SEXUAL ASSAULT NEWS POST! Therapeutic trauma work incorporates many different aspects.  Research has found that trauma gets stored in the body and often talk therapy does not address the body aspect of the healing process.  This is a great blog post called, Being in Your Body: The Benefits of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Survivors […]

Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son- Boulder Counseling News Post

BOULDER COUNSELING NEWS POST! Wanted to share an article with you titled, Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son.  A mother shares her story.  Here are a couple of excerpts from the article: “Over the next 10 months, we learned to truly love our son. Period. No buts. No conditions. Just […]

Living With PTSD- Boulder EMDR News Post

BOULDER EMDR NEWS POST! Two Veterans shared their experience living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in an article that I thought I would share. I work with individuals with PTSD that have experiences with flashbacks, avoidance, hyper vigilance and nightmares that these men describe in this article. With help, the symptoms of PTSD can […]

What The Media Should Know About Abuse- Boulder Therapy News Post

BOULDER THERAPY NEWS POST! As a therapist, I work with victims through Victim’s Compensation in Boulder County.  My clients are often in the middle of going through the judicial process.  Jill Gruenberg, a CCASA Blogger, writes her June blog about the facts and figures of sexual assault and domestic violence cases and the likelihood of […]

PTSD Defined- Boulder EMDR and PTSD News Post

BOULDER EMDR AND PTSD NEWS POST! PTSD DEFINED: I came across this YouTube video that explains PSTD called PTSD is Like Taming Wild Horses.  Many of my clients suffer from PTSD and often when I explain what PTSD is and why they are experiencing certain symptoms, clients feel a sense of relief.  Many feel alone, […]

Moving Forward from Childhood Abuse- Boulder Counseling News Post

BOULDER COUNSELING NEWS POST- Childhood Abuse In this blog post titled Moving Forward, Kemi Chavez speaks about opening up to friends, her therapist and a group about her experience of being sexually abused as a child.  “I share my story because it’s therapeutic. I also share it because there is so much shame placed on […]