Tag: Trauma

"3 Little Known Truths about Trauma"

3 Trauma Truths Most Therapists Don’t Even Know

Finally master your mental health—without any nonsense “therapy talk” Trauma Truth #1: Everyone’s talking about trauma, but no one knows what it really is. Back ...
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What Is Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy and Who is it For?

Have you heard about Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) yet? Yes, the “horse tranquilizer.” And no, it’s not like that… Ketamine is actually a well understood, ...
Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
Anger Management

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy and How it Works

Dr. Kazi Hassan, MD and Leah Benson, LMHC discuss ketamine assisted psychotherapy, and how it has helped clients over the decades with their mental health ...
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Anger Management

Show Your Hate, Reveal Your Pain

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced ...
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Developmental Trauma

An Absence of Feeling is Pathological

It’s not “tough” to feel nothing Healthy relationships, a healthy body, and a joyful life require that you feel. An absence of feeling is no ...
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Anxiety Counseling

The Paranoid Is Never Entirely Mistaken

“The Paranoid Is Never Entirely Mistaken”                                       ...
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Adolescent Therapy

#WalkUpNotOut: Why Being Nice to the Next Mass Murderer Doesn’t Help

I’m not against kindness. But here’s the problem with #WalkUpNotOut. The kid who’s going to eventually kill a bunch of people is the kind of ...
failure to manage anger, a real American crisis
Adolescent Therapy

“Mental Health” Is Not The Problem, Failure to Manage Anger Is The Problem

“Mental health problems” do not lead to violence being perpetrated on society. A failure to manage anger does. We need to stop calling it a ...
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Child Behavior

How Can a Kid Kill?

With all the speculation out there right now about “mental health” and its relationship to mass shootings, I decided to answer the question, how can ...
What is Trauma
Anger Management

What Is Trauma?

When you think, “trauma,” I bet you picture the emergency room in a hospital. Head injuries, blood, stuff like that. While that is definitely trauma, ...

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