Grief Therapy: Hope for Wholeness

Alone. Traumatized. Misunderstood. Broken. These are just a few common emotions of those who are grieving. These feelings are completely normal after a significant loss. However, when a person feels overwhelmed by such emotions and just can’t move forward, it might be “complicated grief“. The definition of complicated grief is grieving that has a significant … Read moreGrief Therapy: Hope for Wholeness

Depression vs. Sadness: When to Seek Help

Everyone has experienced sadness at some point in their lives. For a child, something as simple as not getting that special toy for Christmas can cause sadness. For teens, finding out the person whose name they’ve spent hours writing on their notebook is now dating their best friend can trigger a sadness they think will never go away. But … Read moreDepression vs. Sadness: When to Seek Help

How Alcohol and Drug Addictions Can Affect Your Marriage

When you said “I do,” you probably promised to stay with your spouse through both good times and bad. However, if you find yourself dealing with drug and alcohol addictions in your marriage, it can cause you to really rethink your vows. Many people do not realize just how much harm addiction can cause to … Read moreHow Alcohol and Drug Addictions Can Affect Your Marriage

How Individual Counseling Relieves Depression

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that depression occurs among seven percent of the population over the age of 12. Every year, there are approximately eight million visits to clinics and hospitals that result in a primary diagnosis of depressive disorders. Below explains the symptoms of depression and how individual counseling helps. … Read moreHow Individual Counseling Relieves Depression

Understanding Where Substance Abuse Comes From

To those who have never been through substance abuse, it is very difficult to empathize with loved ones who are struggling to escape it. This disconnect can create a frustrating environment for both those trying to recover and those trying to help. It is important to set aside an emotions or previous notions associated with … Read moreUnderstanding Where Substance Abuse Comes From

TRAUMA MODEL THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS AND COMPLEX COMORBIDITY

PRESENT Colin A. Ross, M.D. and Melissa Engle, MS, ATR, LPC                                          TRAUMA MODEL THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS AND COMPLEX COMORBIDITY                                    Lunch + 4 CEUs December 7, 2018 10:00am-3:00pm 101 E. Park Blvd. Conference Suite 115 Plano, … Read moreTRAUMA MODEL THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS AND COMPLEX COMORBIDITY

Identifying and Facing the Giants that are Panic and Panic Attacks

There are countless individuals who suffer from panic and panic attacks. Many suffer in silence due to feelings of shame, pride, or inadequacy, but these anxiety issues are nothing to leave in the dark or be swept under the rug. Panic attacks can not only be frightening but can also become paralyzing for some individuals, leaving them … Read moreIdentifying and Facing the Giants that are Panic and Panic Attacks

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