Why is it important to for people to seek help after emotional or psychological abuse? When people hear about domestic abuse, most think of physical abuse. Some will even minimize emotional or psychological abuse by saying things like “at least he/she isn’t hitting you”. However, the impact of emotional and psychological abuse should not be … Read moreEmotional and Psychological Domestic Abuse: Unseen but still abuse
Panic attacks are frightening. The anxiety that leads to an attack is debilitating. We can feel powerless when certain triggers send our bodies into a fight, flight or freeze response. Our whole being is created intricately and we can affect our response to these triggers. It is crucial to understand how three brain centers work. Amygdala: … Read moreCombat Panic with Mindfulness
Life always moves faster than we think it does. One day you’re watching your baby take their first steps, then in the blink of an eye they’re in a cap and gown closing the last chapter of their childhood. It might seem like yesterday when your parents were helping you move into your first apartment, … Read moreFamily Counseling: Make The Time For Family Memories
If you’ve ever experienced a panic attack you know how scary it can be. Sometimes there are obvious triggers, but sometimes they seem to come from nowhere at all. They can punch you in the chest, take your breath away, and leave you feeling exhausted and confused. Some symptoms of a panic attack – some … Read morePanic Attack: You are stronger than your fear
Anxiety comes in many forms, and the first step to relieving its negative impact on your life is by facing your fears. In an age where social approval is endlessly sought after, many of us struggle with the fear of not being enough. Society asks us to excel at work, maintain a variety of relationships, … Read moreYou Are Worthy: Manage Anxiety with Healthier Attitudes
The world is full of advice; media sources, relatives, friends, and coworkers all have their opinions about how to confront the trials you are facing. The Bible says in Proverbs 13:10, “Through insolence comes nothing but strife, but wisdom is with those who receive counsel.” We want to seek wisdom, but whose counsel can be … Read moreWhat is Spiritual Counseling?
Dear clients of Stonebriar Counseling Associates, Stonebriar Counseling Associates is informed of the coronavirus concern and is keeping up to date with the new development and precautions from the CDC. Our primary goal is our client’s health and safety while still being able to provide our services. In light of growing anxieties around the new … Read moreStonebriar Counseling Associates: Coronavirus Update
Substance abuse is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and the opioid crisis our country is facing is only compounding the issue. From 2002 to 2015, there has been an almost three-fold increase in deaths from opioid overdose, with use of the powerful painkillers reaching commonality by uninformed doctors over-prescribing the narcotics with a … Read moreSubstance Abuse: The Opiate Crisis
Emotional or psychological abuse is a term that people use a lot and sometimes the behaviors they are referring to do not qualify as emotional abuse. The term emotional abuse has become commonplace to describe behaviors that people do not like. Emotional abuse is an attempt for one partner to control another using emotion. This … Read moreWhat is Considered Emotional or Psychological Abuse?
Most people associate the term “grief and loss” with death. But what about the ending of a long-term relationship with someone who was once very close to you? What if your house catches fire and you lose irreplaceable items or even a position at work you worked hard for was given to a fellow employee? … Read moreYou Don’t Have To Experience A Death To Experience Grief And Loss