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A Mental Health Plan For Family Gatherings

A MENTAL HEALTH PLAN FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS

For some, family gatherings are anticipated with excitement. For others, they can bring about stress and emotional challenges. Whether it’s the pressure to meet expectations, unresolved conflicts, or simply the dynamics of diverse personalities coming together, these gatherings can sometimes take a toll on your mental well-being. As we approach the holiday season, it is …

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Holidays & PTSD

Holidays & PTSD

NAVIGATING TRIGGERS & COPING STRATEGIES The holiday season is advertised as a time filled with joy, festivities, and quality with loved ones. However, it can also be a time of heightened stress and emotional overwhelm, particularly for those who have experienced trauma in their past. Understanding how ones body responds to holiday stress is the …

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The Impact of Grief

THE IMPACT OF GRIEF

THE IMPACT OF GRIEF Written by: Dr. Dawn Joosten-Hagye, PhD, LCSW, GC-C Loss, a universal experience, involves adjustment and adaptation to changes and transitions that arise throughout each person’s life course. Such adaptations and adjustments occur most often when individuals experience either normative developmental losses or non-normative losses that may be unexpected, anticipated, ambiguous, complicated, …

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