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Here’s why planning a trip can help your mental health

Here’s why planning a trip can help your mental health

763-412-0722With the pandemic far from over, now may not be the right time for leisure travel. But that doesn’t mean trip planning is canceled too. There’s some good news for globe-trotters: According to researchers, looking ahead to your next adventure could benefit...

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Mental Health Boost After Bucks Win, Fans Say Wisconsin United

Mental Health Boost After Bucks Win, Fans Say Wisconsin United

763-412-0722MILWAUKEE —Tens of thousands of fans followed along for the Bucks NBA Championship run. Whether it was at watch parties, bars, living rooms or at the victory parade Thursday. "This is important for not just the city of Milwaukee, but the city of Racine,...

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“Do As I Say, Not As I Do” Is Not For Me

“Do As I Say, Not As I Do” Is Not For Me

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation Author: Laura Anderson, MA, LPCCMany things have changed since 2010 but one thing I love about being a DBT therapist remains the same: as DBT therapists, we are expected to be learning, applying, and practicing DBT...

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What The NBA Can Teach Us About Mental Health

What The NBA Can Teach Us About Mental Health

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation Patrick Ewing going to New York via the draft “lottery”.Michael Jordan’s “retirement”.The “good faith” purchase of the Seattle Supersonics by Oklahoman Clay Bennett.There are many reasons why fans of the National...

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Ending The Stigma: Selena Gomez

Ending The Stigma: Selena Gomez

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation A quick search of “DBT” in Google News does not return many results. If you have heard of DBT before there’s a chance it coincides with a guilty pleasure such as following celebrity news and gossip on sites like...

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Firefighters Tackle PTSD

Firefighters Tackle PTSD

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation We recently covered the Austin Police Department, which has made the decision to train counselors in EMDR in an effort to help the survivors of trauma cope with what they have seen and experienced. In that post, we...

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Exploring The Trauma-Addiction Connection

Exploring The Trauma-Addiction Connection

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation Everyone copes with trauma differently. That’s one of the challenges for therapists and doctors who devote their careers to helping the survivors of trauma overcome their experiences and memories in order to build a...

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Austin Police Using EMDR To Help Trauma Victims

Austin Police Using EMDR To Help Trauma Victims

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation Whether it’s fair or not remains open to interpretation but it’s safe to say that law enforcement is thought of like a tough, old-school profession. Given that background, it is a surprise to many that law enforcement...

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Are you someone who lives with chronic pain?

Are you someone who lives with chronic pain?

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation Recent estimates suggest that up to 20% of adults in the United States live with chronic pain. Or, put another way, 50 million Americans. Of that percentage, roughly ​20 million live with pain​ that is severe enough...

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EMDR: When The Best Drug Isn’t A Drug At All

EMDR: When The Best Drug Isn’t A Drug At All

763-412-0722 Call for a confidential consultation It’s no secret that antidepressants and, in some cases antipsychotic medications, play a predominant role in the treatment of mental illness in our country and around the world. Despite alarmists who claim that all...

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