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December 27, 2017

Anxiety is a reaction to danger or the perception of danger. It is called the fight or flight (or freeze) reaction because the effects of anxiety or panic are meant to fight against or flee from the danger. The goal of this reaction is to protect you by warning you.

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July 6, 2017

In medieval Europe in the 1100s there were chemists who from a tradition from the earliest history to have profound powers. Most notably alchemists attempted to turn lead into gold.  In those days the alchemists never succeeded in their endeavor.  

Stunningly, Scie...

~Debra M. Crown, LPC-S             www.Dallas-LPC-Supervision.com

It’s a competitive job market out there. And all your graduating classmates are competing for the same job you’re looking for. How do you give yourself an edge? How can your actio...

By Debra Crown, LPC-S Board Approved Supervisor

One of the greatest opportunities you have on your path toward getting your LPC license is to select your own supervisor. This is your chance to find a mentor who really fits you and direct you toward optimal growth during...

Best treatment practices for childhood-originating PTSD is based on the tenets of emotional processing theory. Prolonged exposure is an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. This does not mean exposure to persons who are the source of PTSD, but exposure to stimuli that PT...

A client looks at you dully and says "yes, I've quit my addiction" but they don't seem so happy about it, as a matter of fact their mood is quite despondent. "Sure" they say, "I've been through (CBT) therapy," but they still seem disconnected with themselves. "Yes, I'v...

Trauma Is Not That Uncommon

I’m sure you are aware of the prevalence of PTSD in America today. To put a number to it the CDC reports that 1 in 30 Americans have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is not uncommon for persons with PTSD to have mood disorder and a many als...

Thrive Clinical Counseling’s mission is to assist anxiety disorder patients, those with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias, childhood originating PTSD, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Those with PTSD often have comorbid mood disorder as well as s...

I've come to the conclusion that many of the things Americans focus on doesn't really matter. If we have the right clothing, swagger, the right job or car--those things don't really matter as much as how we have influenced other people.In this day and age of social med...