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The Secondary Victims of Sexual Trauma are Hurting Too.

2018-05-29T09:19:54+00:00

Sexual Assault is devastating for both the Survivor and the people who love her/him. Often, those around the survivor find themselves at a loss for words due to their own vicarious trauma from the event. The experiences for these secondary victims vary depending on the person and sometimes even on the [...]

The Secondary Victims of Sexual Trauma are Hurting Too. 2018-05-29T09:19:54+00:00

The Fallacy of Happiness

2018-05-02T08:59:25+00:00

A few years ago my son who was about 5 years old said to me one summer, “mom, I feel sad”.  This happened day after day. I started asking questions, “Why are you sad?” he didn’t know.  “What can I do to make you happy?” he didn’t know. Finally, I asked him, “When did you [...]

The Fallacy of Happiness 2018-05-02T08:59:25+00:00

What do I do About a Panic Attack?

2018-05-31T10:16:46+00:00

A panic attack is the sudden onset of extreme symptoms of anxiety. These include at least four of these symptoms: intense fear or discomfort, pounding heart, palpitations, shaking, difficulties breathing, choking feeling, chest pain or discomfort, nausea or abdominal distress, feeling dizzy or lightheaded, de-realization or depersonalization, fear of losing control, [...]

What do I do About a Panic Attack? 2018-05-31T10:16:46+00:00