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November 1, 2018
The Power of Being Present with Trauma: ‘What Comes Next’

“In the same way that people can drive each other mad, the company of people, and being understood by people, can also heal us." ~Bessel van der Kolk, MD (leading traumatologist)

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October 25, 2018
Wrestling with Our Trauma

How do we make sense of our own scars? Scars that are visible, or invisible, from traumatic experiences in our life remain, but what do they mean to us?

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October 15, 2018
Where do we start with Trauma?

What if we could allow ourselves space to be curious about our own unique relationship to trauma and how certain experiences have shaped our perceptions of ourselves and others in moments of distress?

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January 12, 2018
Born to Fly

It’s important to be surrounded by people who are pointing you in the right direction. Perhaps this is a time for you to identify who your team is.

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November 17, 2017
Understanding the Roots of Sexual Addiction

Understanding the Roots of Sexual Addiction Written by By Ramon Ivey, MS, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Sexual addiction and compulsive sexuality is the fastest growing addiction in the world, according to many of the top experts in the field. There are many reasons for this including, but not limited to, the ease of access, […]

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October 16, 2017
The Exposing Nature of Desire

The Exposing Nature of Desire Written by Jack West, MA Imagine yourself at a professional networking event. You approach the drink station just as another person is finishing their drink order. The bar tender turns to you and takes your order. There you stand, waiting. You strike up conversation with your fellow adult beverage seeker. […]

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October 5, 2017
Sex Addiction, Security, and Trust

Sex Addiction, Security, and Trust Implications for Spouses and Partners of Sex Addicts Written by Dr. Heather Schroeder, PsyD In the therapy world, the term “healthy attachment” is a concept that is often held as a gold-standard for understanding one’s emotional well-being. According to the father of attachment theory, John Bowlby, having the desire for […]

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May 24, 2017
Do you have a Highly Sensitive Child?

Written by Jennifer Thompson, M.A
Being sensitive is an inborn temperament style that is found in about 15-20 percent of children. My oldest child has always been a sensitive child. In recognizing this, my biggest clue is her big reactions to everything, including small- almost ...

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November 15, 2016
Uncover Your Image of God

Uncover Your Image of God By Bill Gaultiere | Soulshepherding.org Did you know that recent scientific research actually confirms that our beliefs about God change our brain circuits! When we worship the true God with our hearts it activates brain pathways and turns on higher brain regions that help us to become more like Jesus, […]

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November 13, 2016
When You Feel a Lack of Joy

When You Feel a Lack of Joy By Bill Gaultiere | Soulshepherding.org We all want to experience more joy in life. Jesus prays this for us, asking the Father for us to have the fullness of his joy (John 15:11, 17:13). Fullness of joy! His joy! That’s a lot of joy! What can we do […]

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