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Blog Category: Therapy Topics

Therapy Topics

Explore current trends, topics and lived experiences through articles written by clinical practice professionals

Young Adolescent Substance Use

Substance use is a broad term that includes the use of alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes/vaping, inhalants, and a variety of drugs/substances, such as cocaine, hallucinogens, methamphetamines, marijuana, ecstasy, opioids, “magic mushrooms,” “bath salts,... Read More

Trauma-Informed Care

It is well known that individuals and communities who have experienced trauma, have an elevated risk for mental health problems, substance use disorders, and physical health conditions. Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) protocols recognize the prevalence an... Read More

What is Play Therapy

For over 15 years, I have worked with children and families after they experience trauma, crisis, and mental health challenges. I knew early in my career that I desired to work with children and their families to help them find hope and healing throu... Read More

Bullying in the Schools

Bullying has been in the headlines a lot lately, and for good reason. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and many articles have focused on awareness efforts. A brief search of recent headlines turned up many examples of real-life... Read More

DV Visions

I'll never forget the evening I went out to get my mail and had somebody else’s flashback. While I had a trauma history, the vision that had just swooped in from the darkness and jarred me to fear for my immediate safety had never happened to me. I f... Read More

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