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DBT: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

DBT: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

by Danielle Seymour, M.A., LCMHC What is DBT?  Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment protocol developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan during the 1980’s. It was initially created to treat those suffering from characteristics most commonly...

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Sips of Air

Sips of Air

By Kerry Fantelli There you have been All these years Hiding many, if not most parts of you Taking in small sips of air so that others had enough Helium puffs That made your voice even smaller Slowly drifting Filled with gases of what you believed would make others...

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Dealing with Change

Dealing with Change

by Lindsay Fagan, M.S.W., LICSW As the seasons are changing, it can be an important time to reflect on the topic of change. It is true that all humans, throughout the course of their lifetime, experience change. Change can be positive in that it often leads to an end...

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Art Journey: An Expressive Arts Group for Adolescents

Art Journey: An Expressive Arts Group for Adolescents

Art Journey: An Expressive Arts Group for Adolescent Girls, is being offered by Michelle Turbide, LICSW Expressive Arts (EXA) provides an opportunity to increase emotional awareness,  is a tool for self-soothing, and can be a useful method for exploring the internal...

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Daring Greatly…in Order to Live Wholeheartedly

Daring Greatly…in Order to Live Wholeheartedly

This TedxTalk was sent in by a friend--coincidentally at the same time that I was reading a book by the same speaker on emotional risk taking, vulnerability, and living fully. View Dr. Brown's presentation here . Below please find the TedxHouston write up of Dr. Brené...

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Intensive Hypnotherapy

Intensive Hypnotherapy

Dr. Bruce Chalmer has been helping individuals, couples, and families for over twenty years. In this short youtube video, Dr.Chalmer describes Hypnotherapy, also known as clinical hypnosis, which is an effective treatment modality to help solve a variety of problems....

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Exercise…and the Brain!

Exercise…and the Brain!

Dr. Lisa Angstman, a colleague and friend of Stone House, has summarized excerpts from Dr. Ratey's "must read" book titled: Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain: LIFE ENHANCING REASONS TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH EXERCISE: Our culture wrongly treats...

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Emergency Straw

Emergency Straw

One of my primary objectives when raising my two boys was to instill a sort of calm.  No drama.  Nothing is serious–until it is. Today the universe handed me a reminder of the old objective.  I was digging around the glove compartment of my car and...

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