EMDR, Children, and Play Therapy

EMDR, Children, and Play Therapy

  Trauma does not discriminate based on age. Children can be affected by traumatic events, and even though the symptoms of trauma can manifest differently in children than adults, it doesn’t mean that children can’t also be impacted. When a child suffers from a...
The Power of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

The Power of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

This past year, many have felt a heaviness that weighs on them night and day. That heaviness can have many names: work, trauma, school, family, illness, finances, Covid-19. Stress puts our bodies in a state of alert. Prolonged stress can have serious repercussions on...
Noticing

Noticing

Mary Jo McHaney, LMHC Recently, I gave a sweet family a tour of a local lake near our home. The grownups and children were equally thrilled to feed the ducks breadcrumbs — making sure to share with the turtles who showed up to feast as well. Turtles can never be...