Many times, when people hear “domestic violence,” the thought of physical violence enters their mind. While this is certainly a type of domestic violence, it is not the only kind. Domestic violence can include physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and intimidation (including gaslighting), isolation, verbal abuse (coercion, threats, and blame), economic/financial abuse, reproductive coercion, digital abuse, and stalking.Read More
The coolest thing is in therapy you get to have an outside perspective that your friends, family, and partner cannot give you. More specifically in sex therapy you can talk about a topic most of the U.S. struggles to address at all. You can understand yourself better, how to communicate better, to create and cultivate the path you were meant for.Read More
Are you ever stopped in the middle of an everyday activity by the thought of a traumatic event from your past? As hard as you try, you just can’t shake the image, or perhaps it even haunts your dreams at night? Do you experience intense emotional or physical reactions to these thoughts or dreams; like your heart races, you start sweating, and you feel a sense of fear, terror, or helplessness come over you? You are not alone. Trauma does not discriminate. It can affect anyone, and it can come in many forms.Read More
Everyone knows what they say about assumptions!
Acceptance on the other hand involves tolerance, endurance, giving and taking. Hmm, those sounded like things I believed in. I challenged my rigid defensive thinking and came to some conclusions. You don’t have to abandon self-directed goal setting and motivation to achieve.Read More