animal therapy
Dawn Ferrara LPC, LMFT
Understanding Animal-Assisted Therapy

Animal-assisted therapy, also known as animal therapy or pet therapy, has become popular in mainstream psychotherapy practice and for good reason. It works. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has proven to be

MS Broudy Ph.D
5 Things To Know About PTSD Triggers

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a highly painful and disruptive psychological disorder that is estimated to impact almost 10 percent of the adult population in their lifetime. It involves symptoms

play therapy
Adebolanle Ade MSW, RBT
Play Therapy and How it Helps You

Play therapy is a psychotherapeutic approach that is used to help children explore life and their surroundings freely. Play therapy uses play to help deal with psychological issues that a child

MS Broudy Ph.D
What is PTSD?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a severe psychological response to a traumatic event. Almost seven percent of adults will experience PTSD over their lifetime. The following is information on

service dog
Tracy Smith LPC, NCC, ACS
PTSD Service Dogs

Post traumatic stress disorder may result from a single encounter with trauma or from a series of traumatic episodes.  PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can greatly impact a person’s

dating ptsd
Shannon V. McHugh, PsyD
Dating Someone Who Struggles With PTSD

Dating is hard. It’s hard enough to find someone that you can connect with, have similar interests, ideals, and values with, and someone you’re attracted to! Adding medical and mental

survivor's guilt
Shannon V. McHugh, PsyD
Do You Have Survivor’s Guilt?

Mental health professionals frequently discuss the aftermath of terrible tragedies to help understand the impact that these events have on those who survive them. Many describe those who endure terrible,