Tag Archives: Therapy

Combat Anxiety With This Tool

Anxiety Disorders are some of the most common emotional disorders causing people to feel excessively frightened or distressed. When untreated, anxiety disorders begin to negatively affect day-to-day lives. Job performance, school, work and personal relationships can begin to suffer as a result. Pathways Counseling Services specializes in treating a wide variety of anxiety disorders, including:… Read More »

Service Dogs & Veterans with PTSD

I sat down with Dr. Matthew Conner, a psychiatrist in Durham, North Carolina for a panel discussion about the benefits of service dogs for veterans with PTSD while at NC Comicon. First and foremost – Dr. Conner’s costume was awesome! Moving on to the panel – this was recorded live and the discussion was really… Read More »

Treatment of Anxiety Disorders with C2Care Software

Virtual Reality Exposure Treatment (VRET) is a cutting edge therapy tool that makes it possible to safely expose patients with anxiety provoking stimuly – inside the practiotioners office. Exposure Therapy is a method proven to work. Numerous scientifical studies provides evidence that suggests that this method is efficient when treating phobias and post traumatic stress… Read More »

What is C-PTSD and Why Isn't It in the DSM-V?

In this video I discuss Complex Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as C-PTSD. I also discuss why it is not recognized by the APA in the DSM-V. ***If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255*** If mental health interests you, please subscribe! Have a suggestion for… Read More »

What is a Defence Mechanism?

Childhood Developmental Trauma has us develop many different ways of coping with the stress, the lack of safety, lack of consistency, lack of love, lack of parenting that we experienced growing up. With Complex Ptsd our big challenge is being able to recognise when we are using a defence mechanism and why we use it,… Read More »

OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Teenagers

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Teenagers Imagine waking up every day and having to wash your hands 50 times before you eat breakfast, or check the door handle 40 times before you leave for school, or redoing a school assignment every time you made an error. Does this make you feel stressed and anxious… Read More »

What Happened When My Psychologist Told Me I Will Forever Have PTSD

Have you ever been told that you need to accept that you have a disorder, and therefore, will forever have that disorder? In other words, you will be ‘injured’ forever or ‘sick’ forever? That is what I heard when my Therapist told me I will forever have PTSD. As a trauma informed Therapist myself, I… Read More »