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5 signs you could have disordered eating
Orthorexia rates are on the rise. Wellness habits are meant to result in a healthy overall lifestyle, but for some, it sends them along a dark and dangerous road of disordered eating, as psychotherapist Andrea Szasz explains.
Body&Soul 10 subtle signs you may have unresolved childhood trauma
Recently I had a conversation with Lucy E. Cousins from Marie-Claire about what happens when healthy eating becomes dangerous. I am called a Dr in the article, which is not yet true. I am in the process of doing my PhD but it is a long road 🙂 Orthorexia is a term used to describe … read more
BODY + SOUL / Is it ADHD or nervous system dysregulation?
There’s no doubt that there is increasing awareness of ADHD online, but the symptoms may be mistaken for other illnesses. This is how you can tell which is which. There has been increasingly more awareness about adults being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) over the past few years. However, sometimes in therapy, patients … read more
Regulation skills for these difficult times
Dear Brave Therapy™ Friends and Clients, The floods devastating our country are unprecedented, the word I am growing tired of. But unfortunately, the horrors happening in Ukraine have precedent, and therefore hard to believe they are happening again. My heart breaks watching people, animals and the earth suffering. Watching the news and doom-scrolling can put … read more
Somatic Practice with Anita Whelen at Brave Therapy™
I am very excited to introduce Anita Whelen Somatic Experiencing Practitioner who joined my practice in January. While we practice in different ways, our work highly compliments each-other. Anita’s background is in body work, while I am a psychodynamic and somatic psychotherapist. Here is a conversation I had with Anita about her work. As a … read more