Resource Guide for Coping with Secondhand Trauma

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky remembers the moment she was close to a psychotic break. In a 2015 TEDx talk titled “Beyond the Cliff,” the veteran social worker and founder of The Trauma Stewardship Institute recounted a vacation where she was standing on the edge of a very tall cliff, thinking, “I...

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What is Psychiatric Medication Management?

Many psychiatric disorders will require a two-pronged approach for successful treatment: medication combined with therapy or counseling. A psychiatrist can prescribe medication to help with anything from ADHD to anxiety to depression. Medication management is a vital part of this equation, as not...

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Four things you can do to support your teen’s mental health

Show your teenager love and care, while looking after yourself. Read the original article here. Whether you and your teen are getting along well or having challenges, it is important to show that you love and support them, that you can help them navigate tough times and that you are always there...

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Say “Hello” to Hygge

New Englanders are not strangers to the stresses of winter.  Many have come to love this seemingly seven-month season, but others dread these dark and cold days. Seasonal Affective Disorder, commonly known as SAD, impacts nearly 20% of Americans (Psychology Today, 2019).  This yearly onset of...

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Dance/Movement Therapy

What is Dance/Movement Therapy? Dance/movement therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement as a form of communication and self-expression that promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and physical well being1. It is a form of therapy that emphasizes the mind-body connection. Dance/movement...

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