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Therapy News and Research Blog Post Archives

Categories: Abuse/Trauma, Addiction, ADHD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Brain Development/Health, Buddhism, Couples/Relationships, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)/Dissociation, Divorce, Dyslexia, EMDR, Emotional Health, Hallucinogenic Drugs, Health/Diet, LGBTIQA+, Medical, Medication, Meditation, Neurofeedback, Parenting -Children/Adolescents, Porn, Postpartum Depression, Sleep, Spirituality, Stress, Technology – Video Games/Screens, and Therapy

Abuse/Trauma

The Polyvagal Theory – Stephen Porges

Childhood Disrupted – Donna Jackson Nakazawa

The Trauma Therapist – Podcast

The Angel and the Assassin – Donna Nakazawa

Dr. Rachel Yehuda – Research on Intergenerational Trauma

Podcast – Healing Our Ghosts

Deb Dana Discusses A Three-Part Exercise to Create Safety and Trust

The Attachment Project

64 Signs of Physical and Emotional Abuse

Novel Neuroimaging Study On Dissociative Symptoms Reveals Wounds of Childhood Trauma

When The World Won’t Hold Us

Gabor Maté – Making Sense of Our Pain

Tell Me Who I Am – Documentary

CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study

‘Tip Of The Iceberg’ — 1 In 16 Women Reports First Sexual Encounter As Rape

Dr Gabor Maté On Childhood Trauma, The Real Cause Of Anxiety And Our ‘Insane’ Culture

Russell Brand & Gabor Mate

On Mind Body Unity

Can the legacy of Trauma Be Passed Down Through Generations?

The Impact of Poverty on Children’s Brain Activity

Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear

Four Myths We Used to Believe About the Effects of Childhood Trauma

Childhood Abuse Prevention- Blue Sky Bridge Resources

10 Signs That Hint at Abuse

A Brief Therapy Heals Trauma in Children

EMDR And The Treatment Of Traumatized Children and Youth

Voices Against Violence Project

Being a Survivor: How to take care of yourself during the holidays

Helping Children Exposed to Shocking Events

Do I Need to Forgive to Heal From Sexual Abuse?

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They’re Asleep)

Moving Forward From Childhood Abuse

PTSD Defined

What the Media Should Know About Abuse

Living With PTSD

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

Rape is Grossly Underreported in the U.S.

Rape Culture on College Campuses

My Child Has Been Sexually Abused- A Guide for Parents

Being in Your Body: The Benefits of Trauma-Sensitve Yoga for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Addiction

Can Psilocybin Help Treat Mental Health?

Are Video Games and Screens Addictive?

Does Porn Change Your Brain?

Addiction and Books on Sobriety

Hooked – Stories and Solutions from Vermont’s Opioid Crisis

Russell Brand & Gabor Mate

A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain

The Making of the Opioid Epidemic

Working to End Public Injection can Bring Kensington Together

How a Traumatized America Finds Relief in Hate

How Dealing with Past Trauma May Be the Key to Breaking Addiction

Inside the Ayahuasca Experience: Gabor Maté on When Shamanism Meets Psychotherapy

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong – Johann Hari

Who We Are When We Are Not Addicted: The Possible Human – Gabor Maté

I’m in recovery and scary memories are coming up. How do I find a professional?

Dr. Gabor Maté – TEDx Talk on Addictions

How Does Marijuana Affect the Brain?

Addiction Resources

Link Between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis

ADHD

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Is ADHD Over-Diagnosed?

Does Ritalin Help ADHD Over the Long Run?

Children With ADHD Realize Significant Benefits From Neurofeedback

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Brain Development/Health

Childhood Disrupted – Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear

How Brains Sync Together

Screen Time Appears to Impact Children’s Brains

A Single Season of High School Football Causes Changes in the Teenage Brain

Inside a Bully’s Brain

How Does Fructose Affect The Brains?

Are Video Games and Screens Addictive?

Does Porn Change Your Brain?

How Does Pollution Affect the Brain?

Can Using a Computer Before Bed Affect Your Sleep?

Is Excessive Video Gaming Harmful to Your Child’s Brain?

Buddhism

A Buddhist Approach

Couples/Relationships

The Seven Principles for Making A Marriage Work – Gottman and Silverman

Esther Perel’s Blog

“This Is What Happens to Couples Under Stress”: An Interview with Esther Perel

15 Books All Couples Should Read, According to Marriage Therapists

Love Is Not a Permanent State of Enthusiasm: An Interview with Esther Perel

Personal Responsibility in Relationships

How to Bringing Passion Back Into Your Relationship

Health Relationships Are Important to Our Health

How to Stop Having the Same Fights

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)/Dissociation

Dissociative Identity Disorder Resources for Survivors, Parents, Spouses, Partners and Caregivers

Novel Neuroimaging Study On Dissociative Symptoms Reveals Wounds of Childhood Trauma

System Speak – Podcast

Divorce

Helping You and Your Children Make it Through Divorce

Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Neurofeedback

EMDR

EMDR And The Treatment Of Traumatized Children and Youth

Can EMDR Remove Fear and Shame?

EMDR and Migraines

The Power of EMDR

The Evidence on EMDR- New York Times

Dr. Shapiro Answers More Questions About EMDR in the New York Times

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and EMDR Treatment

EMDR And The Treatment Of Traumatized Children and Youth

EMDR: The Research Findings

EMDR Research

Emotional Health

Susan David, PhD and Emotional Agility

The Attachment Project

The Social Dilemma

What is Postpartum Depression

You Aren’t at the Mercy of Your Emotions – Your Brain Creates Them

Are Mild Sleep Disorders Tied to Depression?

How Emotionally Resilient Are You?

Do We Choose To Be Happy?

Five Principles for Loving, Living and Playing Well

Hallucinogenic Drugs 

Can Psilocybin Help Treat Mental Health?

Dr. Rachel Yehuda – Research on Intergenerational Trauma

Ketamine  -Can It Help?

Paul Stamets – 6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World

Can Psychedelics Help?

Trip of a Lifetime – Can Hallucinogenics Drugs Improve Mental Health?

Health/Diet and Medical

Childhood Disrupted – Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Improve Mental Health?

The Angel and the Assassin – Donna Nakazawa

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes it Toll

This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

From Depression to Dementia, Inflammation is Medicine’s New Frontier

The Power of Stress on The Body

How Does Fructose Affect The Brains?

Mental Health and Omega-3’s

How Does Pollution Affect the Brain?

Healthy Kids = Eating Dinner Together

Do You Have a Healthy Diet?

The Dirty Dozen

Do Pesticides Affect Your Mental Health and Development?

Being in Your Body: The Benefits of Trauma-Sensitve Yoga for Survivors of Sexual Assault

LGBTIQA+

Documentary – Disclosure

Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son

Embracing Children For Who They Are

LGBT Helathcare Advocacy Facebook Page

Medication

The Antidepressants Debate

Meditation

When Science Meets Mindfulness

Meditation and Young Brains

Neurofeedback

The Power of Neurofeedback

What is Neurofeedback?

Electroencephalogram Biofeedback for Reading Disability and Traumatic Brain Injury

Critical Validation Studies of Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback in the News

Children With ADHD Realize Significant Benefits From Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback Helps PTSD

Dyslexia and Neurofeedback

The Medical Community Recognizes the Value of Neurofeedback

Parenting – Children/Adolescents

Is My Child Normal?

Bullying

Inside a Bully’s Brain

The Truth About Bullying

What Should You Know About Adolescents and Depression?

Helping You and Your Children Make it Through Divorce

Boulder Valley Parent Resource

Is Excessive Video Gaming Harmful to Your Child’s Brain?

Walla Walla’s New Approach to Discipline

Dyslexia and Neurofeedback

Helping Children Exposed to Shocking Events

Embracing Children For Who They Are

Why Teenagers Are so Impulsive

My Child Has Been Sexually Abused- A Guide for Parents

Tips on Talking to Kids Post Disaster

Cyber Safety Question for 2014: Does Technology Bring Your Family Joy?

Screen Time Appears to Impact Children’s Brains

Porn

Does Porn Change Your Brain?

Is Porn a Threat to Public Health?

Postpartum Depression

What is Postpartum Depression

Sleep

Sleep and Teens

Spirituality

Michael & Raphaelle Tamura – Awakening Souls, Healing Spirit, Fulfilling Life Purpose

Stress

How Stressed Do You Feel?

8 Steps to Stress-Proof Your Day

Technology – Video Games/Screens

Does Porn Change Your Brain?

Are Video Games and Screens Addictive?

The Social Dilemma

Cyber Safety Question for 2014: Does Technology Bring Your Family Joy?

Therapy

The Tyranny of Time

Childhood Disrupted – Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Deb Dana Discusses A Three-Part Exercise to Create Safety and Trust