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Art Therapist Kortney Malone

How Art Helped Me Understand My Sexual Trauma

Are you a survivor of trauma, a health care provider, or a caregiver having experienced vicarious trauma? Have you ever wondered how to embrace your struggles and view them as a form of strength and resiliency? I have also...

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Creating Resiliency through Art Workshop

Finding My Voice Project with mixed media accordion-style bookmaking On March 12, 2022, I will lead attendees in a full one-day creative and expressive arts workshop, Creating Resiliency through Art, from 9:00-4:00 at the...

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Is your relationship suffering from gridlocked, escalating conflict?

If so, you may be worried about the health and future of your relationship. And for good reason! Contentious, gridlocked conflict often includes criticism, defensiveness, stonewalling, and even contempt...

ABC 57 Interview with Dr. John Petersen

ABC 57 Interview: How to have an open conversation with children about tragedy

The news has been flooded with violence. In the past month alone, the United States has had 45 mass shootings. Many of these frightful situations are happening where people buy their groceries, or even just go to work...

Heather Blackford Eating Disorders Pandemic

Virtual learning can exacerbate body image issues for children

Mental health counselor Heather Blackford discusses how children's body issues can be exacerbated by remote learning. Eating disorders can be triggered by a negative body image and affect children of all ages...

Dr. Petersen interviewed by Dukes about new year

We were happy to contribute to Howard Duke's South Bend Tribune story about the new year in which we all hope to make significant strides away from COVID's hold on us...

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How does Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) develop?

We who are generally anxious often have developed a posture of alertness, even vigilance for what might become, or already is, out of control...

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Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder – GAD

Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder include: Counseling for self or relationship to help cultivate trust, rest, and safety...