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When PTSD Affects Relationships

The most well known symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are nightmares, flashbacks, hypervigilance, exaggerated startle response, avoidance of triggers and dissociation.  Less obvious, though, and possibly more pervasive are the effects that PTSD has on the ability to have healthy relationships. 

By |2020-02-18T09:14:09+00:00July 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? 6 Things that Get in the Way.

Let's admit it - relationships are hard.   There's no class about how to communicate with other people and no one teaches us these skills as we grow up.  Most of us don't have the skills we need to communicate effectively and as a result conversations go sideways, arguments escalate, relationships get damaged and we get hurt.

By |2020-02-18T09:51:03+00:00April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

"The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday"

Relationships are hard. Intimate relationships, relationships with friends and family, relationships with people at work, or with a job you're been at for years. What happens when a relationship turns toxic? How do you let go of someone or something that has been an important part of your life?

By |2020-02-18T09:58:45+00:00March 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

How is PTSD effecting your relationships?

60% of adults report experiencing trauma in their childhood and 4 of 10 children say they experienced a physical assault in the past year. The most well known symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are nightmares, hypervigilance, exaggerated startle response, avoidance of triggers and dissociation.  Less obvious, though, and possibly more pervasive are the effects that PTSD has on the ability to have healthy relationships.

By |2020-02-18T10:08:10+00:00January 11th, 2015|PTSD and Trauma Therapy|0 Comments