thoughts & notes

February 4, 2018

In some respects, I see self-sabotage as part of the human experience. To be human is to be imperfect. But, for some of us, self-sabotage goes a lot deeper.

January 28, 2018

Do I have to be an artist to do art therapy? Are you judging my artwork? Isn't making art kid stuff? Find out why these myths aren't true in this post.

January 21, 2018

Shame and guilt are incredibly debilitating emotions for trauma survivors. Read on to learn how to work through these uncomfortable emotions.

December 3, 2017

You have already lost a loved one and now you are also losing the holiday season. Learn how to manage your grief to get through the holidays.

November 12, 2017

How do you react when you are faced with reminders of the holiday season? Read on for a helpful tool to cope with the perceived pressure of the holidays.

October 29, 2017

What types of masks do you wear? Read on to learn how they may be helping or hurting your recovery.

September 17, 2017

Feelings. What comes up for you when you hear that word? If you are like most people who struggle with trauma and addiction, you probably try to avoid feelings at all costs. Read on to learn a different way to manage uncomfortable emotions.

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