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Understanding Dissociation

Understanding Dissociation

Do you ever experience any of the following? Spacing out or daydreaming Becoming ‘glazed over’ Detaching or disconnecting from yourself or the world around you Feeling outside of your body, or like your body doesn’t belong to you Feeling like the world around you is...
A Picture of Resilience

A Picture of Resilience

One of my favorite things about being a therapist is witnessing the miracle of individual resilience. Over the last couple of years, I’ve focused my training in trauma work, learning different modes of therapy and underlying theories that were specifically created for...
The Rabbit Listened

The Rabbit Listened

A couple of years ago, I got an unexpected call while I was at work. I remember rushing into the supply closet to take the call and answered to my mom sharing the news that our Lola (‘grandmother’ in the Filipino language) was at the hospital nearing the end of her...
Learning to be Adaptable

Learning to be Adaptable

Over this past year, we have all had to work on our skills of being adaptable. COVID has forced our society to become more flexible. Parents have had to learn to be flexible with working from home and help their kids with online learning, all the while letting their...