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Therapy for survivors of abuse

If you have been the victim of sexual abuse or experienced other trauma, it is likely that you’ve tried to just move on and not think about it. If you feel that your experiences are catching up to you, therapy might be able to help you heal. Abuse and trauma The effects of traumatic experiences […]

Anxiety, shame, and guilt

When we aren’t able to constructively process difficult experiences, persistent feelings of nervousness, anxiety, shame, or guilt can result. These feelings can manifest as insomnia, irritability, social anxiety, difficulty forming healthy romantic relationships, and other challenges. To manage these feelings, some people resort to alcohol and substance abuse, compulsive gambling or sexual behaviors, or other […]