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Liberation Psychology as a Counter Force to the Trauma of Oppression

Can liberation psychology help people heal from community trauma? This groundbreaking interdisciplinary approach to psychology shows great p...
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Legacy Burdens: What We Inherit from Our Ancestors

Humans are complicated. We all have unique strengths and challenges. We are shaped by our environment, our circumstances, and our communitie...
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Helping LGTBQIA+ People Heal from Trauma with EMDR Therapy

How can moving our eyes from left to right in a therapy session reframe traumatic memories to become positive? Many behavioral health profes...
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TAG: Moving toward a trauma-informed and gender-responsive future

As our understanding of the interconnectedness of trauma and gender continues to grow and transform, so does the need to continue efforts to...
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Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

There are plenty of reasons for people to feel anxious, worried, and upset these days. Just take a look at the news. But too many people’s b...
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Normalizing Screening for Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV), also known as domestic violence, is a serious issue for millions of people in the US.  The Centers for Dise...
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The Importance of Conversations About Race in Clinical Practice

When it comes to race, saying nothing is saying something. Race, racism, and inequality penetrate every facet of our society, so ignoring th...
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An Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Lifelong Consequences of Trauma

We are all touched by trauma, in one way or another. Every day, behavioral health professionals are talking to people affected by trauma. 
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Not Just ‘Baby Blues’: Addressing Issues in Maternal Mental Health

Why are babies called “bundles of joy” when, in reality, parents experience a full range of emotions? More like “bundles of everything.”  Pr...
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Psychopharmacology Treatment Basics

Many behavioral health professionals do not prescribe drugs—you need a medical degree to prescribe. But in order to develop effective treatm...
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