Codependency: What It Is And How To Address It

Codependency: What It Is And How To Address It

Codependency is a normal way of functioning for many family members, partners and friendships. The crazy thing is, I didn’t even know what this was until I entered the mental health field. Say what? Most are unaware what codependency is, but its reach is great and its impact is deep. When an individual is codependent, they…

PTSD is an anxiety disorder

PTSD: Under Diagnosed Form of Anxiety Impacting All Age Groups

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a form of anxiety that impacts hundreds of thousands of individuals. Often, what it looks like and who it impacts is unclear. This form of anxiety and is more widespread and common than most of us can fathom. PTSD can sometimes be pigeon holed into a disorder for…

Teaching Our Young People How To Be Compassionate

Teaching Our Young People How To Be Compassionate

Over the years I’ve had many parents ask, “how do I raise a child to have compassion for others?”  Possessing one of the founding bricks of strong character, compassion, is not attained on a whim. Some are born with compassionate hearts, while most are born innately selfish; that’s just the reality of it. As parents and…