What you need to know about neurofeedback therapy.

Although Neurofeedback Therapy is only recently gaining attention as a therapeutic treatment option, it is a technique that was developed in the late 1950s. Over the years, neurofeedback therapy has become more refined and effective for treating several different mental health concerns. The foundation of neurofeedback therapy. Neurofeedback therapy is a non-invasive treatment that utilizes […]

The ADHD Phenomenon

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder has long been a diagnosis that many individuals dread hearing. It often leaves individuals more confused due to the contradictory and inconsistency with ADHD research and criteria according to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5th edition. For one, it is puzzling to call it a disorder, because there are so many positive aspects […]

Depression is more than a chemical imbalance.

Signs of depression: The general understanding of depression is that it is a chemical imbalance in your brain. While that is true, it is not necessarily the root reason or cause for depression. There are several other factors at play being faulty mood regulation, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, trauma, medications and substances, and illnesses […]

Having anxiety is a positive thing!

The human body is programmed to survive. When our ancestors woke up and walked to the front of the cave, they may have found themselves face-to-face with a hungry bear. When they saw the bear, their bodies would sound the alarms of “threat!” The body responds by shooting out adrenaline so they could act with […]

What is EMDR Therapy?

To better understand EMDR Therapy, it is helpful to know how trauma affects the brain. Trauma results from exposure to an event(s) that is emotionally disturbing or life-threatening. When an event this significant happens, the brain reacts in a way to self-protect. The fight or flight system of our brain is activated, and one responds […]

The often forgotten but important piece to ADHD: Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

The most known signs of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) include being easily distracted, forgetful, lack of attention to detail, trouble keeping attention on tasks, failure to follow through on instructions, difficulty with organization, avoidance of tasks that require mental energy for a long period of time and appearing to not listen when spoken to. […]

Intergenerational Trauma

As if trauma was not already complicated enough. Intergenerational trauma, also referred to as multigenerational trauma or transgenerational trauma explains why we may have adverse emotional or behavioral reactions even though we never directly experienced a traumatic event. What studies have found. A study conducted by scientists at Atlanta University trained male mice to fear […]

What should you expect when initiating therapy?

If you haven’t been to therapy before, don’t worry, you are not alone. It takes courage to reach out for help, and you did it! So, what should you expect? After you submit the contact form I will reach out via phone or email and we will spend some time talking about what you are […]