Just Breathe

Speaking as someone who knows, (I have asthma)breathing is pretty important. What we forget in this day and age is what happens when we don’t breathe. I work with adults and children who suffer with Anxiety, and guess what?  The first thing we talk about before we get to work is breathing. When I leadContinue reading “Just Breathe”

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Anxiety and Psycho-Spiritual Healing

Stress is the known, the conscious thing you are dreading or concerned about.  Anxiety, however is unconscious. It’s the panic attack that hits you “out of nowhere”. It’s the fight with your partner over laundry that gets completely out of control and the next thing you know, you are having a screaming match over socks.Continue reading “Anxiety and Psycho-Spiritual Healing”

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Adults and Developmental Trauma

“Adults who suffer from developmental trauma may go on to develop Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or “cPTSD,” which is characterized by difficulties in emotional regulation, consciousness and memory, self-perception, distorted perceptions of perpetrators of abuse, difficulties in relationships with other people, and negative effects on the meaningfulness of life.” –Grant Hilary Brenner M.D. In otherContinue reading “Adults and Developmental Trauma”

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Women and Anxiety

According to Olivia Remes PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.. “women are almost twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men. People with anxiety are more likely to miss days from work and are less productive. Young people with anxiety are also less likely to enter school and complete it….” “Women faced with life stressorsContinue reading “Women and Anxiety”

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Social-Emotional Tools for Adoptive Parents

I am VERY new the parenting scene, although I was a Nanny for many years and Special Education Teacher too. Even having an MEd didn’t prepare me. I know kids, but being a parent has been an adjustment. Nothing prepared me for co-parenting two gorgeous little souls who were adopted. I’ve learned a whole newContinue reading “Social-Emotional Tools for Adoptive Parents”

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