Category: Self Help

Healing Trauma with EMDR Therapy

There are many therapies available that are designed to help individuals overcome trauma and reclaim their lives. One of the most well-researched and effective therapies is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). At Growth Counseling, we’re excited to offer EMDR services as part of our commitment to improving mental health and well-being. Understanding EMDR EMDR…

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Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Childhood Trauma

Childhood is often perceived as a time of innocence and joy, ideally surrounded by safe and loving caregivers, but for many individuals, it can also be marked by experiences of fear, isolation, and trauma. Childhood trauma can involve a range of adverse events, including abuse, neglect, household dysfunction, addicted or mentally ill caregivers, and witnessing…

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Helping Kids to Regulate Emotions

Let’s get one thing clear: Parenting is hard.  Parenting is really, really hard! I am a parent of two wonderful, energetic, curious, and sometimes mischievous kids.  My little ones are five and eight years old and watching them grow and develop is a true joy.  Even therapists’ children have meltdowns, blows ups, power struggles, and…

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Five Things Even Great Parents Get Wrong

I start almost every parenting blog with the statement “parenting is hard; really really hard”, and that’s because every time I sit down to reflect on parenting issues, that is literally the first thought that pops into my mind.  I am a professional licensed counselor, and I too mess this parenting thing up… often…. maybe…

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Five tips to improve your relationship with your child and reduce outbursts.

Our primary job as parents is to teach our children healthy habits of self-discipline and self-regulation.  I wholeheartedly believe the most successful way to do this is by connecting to our children in a calm, safe, attuned, and curious manner.  When children feel safe, they have the freedom to explore, take risks and develop in…

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