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Personal Boundaries

July 11th, 2018|

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What are personal Boundaries?

Boundaries determine acceptable behavior. Safety cannot exist without boundaries. Imagine driving without any traffics rules, signs or lights! Boundaries simply exist to keep ourselves protected from harm. Personal boundaries work the same way. They are the emotional, […]

Disassociation and Addiction

July 11th, 2018|

What is disassociating?

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Most of us have had moments driving where we end up home and have no recollection or idea of how we got there. This is one example of disassociating. To put it simply, disassociating is detaching […]

Family Systems Theory

July 2nd, 2018|

What is Family Systems Theory?

family systems theory

Family systems theory is a theory of human behavior and was developed to better understand individuals and the complex relationships and dynamics within families. In the 1950’s an American psychiatrist, Murray Bowen […]

Learned Helplessness

June 20th, 2018|

Learned Helplessness

What is it and why does it happen?

 

Learned helplessness occurs when someone is continuously exposed to aversive environments and negative outcomes. Individuals develop learned helplessness when they feel they have no control over their life which leads to acting […]

The Benefits of Therapy During 12 Steps

April 30th, 2018|

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The Benefits of Therapy During 12 Steps  

Mental health services like therapy helps people function better daily, live well and cope with daily stressors. In the world of mental health, therapy is defined as any technique that helps improve and […]