Mental Health

EMDR at Spirit-Mind-Body Connections Counseling, PLLC

I have completed a 50 hour EMDR therapist training course that included 20 hours of didactic learning, 20 hours of practicum and 10 hours of consultation. Having completed this course August 2018, I am currently pursing an optional certification through the EMDRIA organization. Becoming a certified EMDR therapist involves further continuing education and consultation with… Continue reading EMDR at Spirit-Mind-Body Connections Counseling, PLLC

Depression

Signs of Depression

Always seek professional assistance and avoid self-diagnosing. However, it’s important to have education about depression which may indicate warning signs to watch for and please seek help from a mental health provider. Mental health issues are no different than medical ones, meaning you are not a diagnosis but simply have symptoms of depression which is treatable… Continue reading Signs of Depression

Parenting

What’s the difference between Punishment and Discipline?

Punishment – teaches resentment and fear and can lower self esteem. Punishments include: Threats, yelling and put-downs where sometimes threats are carried out, sometimes not and yelling makes things worse. Taking things away for both small and big things which have nothing to do with what the child did wrong. Spanking and hitting show children… Continue reading What’s the difference between Punishment and Discipline?