Tag: Abuse

 

Men’s Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health Issues  In our macho world, boys learn to control their feelings, to never cry, and that anger and violence is a problem-solving method.  As a result, boys and men pay a huge toll for maintaining an image of manhood that keeps them isolated from women, children and other men.   -Stop the […]

Brainspotting: A New Model for Healing

BRAINSPOTTING is: -A Highly effective, Brain-Based therapy. -A Proceedure that engages the whole Mind-Body interrelationship. -A tool that allows for trauma work using the body’s natural internal support system known as resourcing. -A Process that supports deep healing and new understanding and growth.   What is  Brainspotting?: Resource BRAINSPOTTING utilizes the body’s capacity to engage […]

5 Keys to Beat Overwhelm, Stress, and Anxiety, Fears, and Trauma Flashbacks

5 Keys to Beat Overwhelm, Stress, and Anxiety, Fears, and Trauma Flashbacks Our mind and body are constantly on alert to self-protect, scanning the environment for potential hurts.  This is the essence of worry: projecting, preparing, and rehearsing a future danger that’s rooted in past painful experience, witnessing, or perceived victimization. Overwhelm happens when we are […]

Domestic Violence and Abuse in the Gay Community

GLOW (Gays and Lesbians Out and Well) is psychotherapy and counseling with a gay-affirming focus for the Denver, Colorado, LGBT community.   Domestic abuse and violence is blind to sexual orientation or social status. On a Daily basis, Issues of dominance, power, and control in relationships are rooted in the fabric of the oppressive systems […]

Sex Addiction Therapy and Recovery

Do you spend hours on the internet or seeking sex, unable to stop?Do you find yourself having anonymous sex, frequenting prostitutes, bookstores, strip clubs, or unsafe cruising spots?Have you had unsafe sex even after you promised yourself: “never again?”Are you worried that your spending on sex or internet porn is out-of-control?Are your sexual compulsions hurting your […]

Women’s Mental Health Issues

Women’s Counseling and Empowerment Issues: Women and AnxietyWomen struggle with anxiety disorders significantly more often than men. Anxiety disorders are treatable, yet many women may not realize that they are struggling with anxiety and stress, invalidating their experience as PMS or moodiness. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder that often starts in childhood and is more […]

Trauma, PTSD, Abuse, and EMDR Treatment

Are you experiencing intrusive thoughts or memories of past events? Are you fearful of the future? Do you get startled easily? Do you experience heightened alertness or anxiety when in public? Do you dissociate, lose time, or go into a “trance” to escape fear? The causes of your distress may be immediate or rooted in […]