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What Is Affect Regulation and How Can I Use it For My Clients?

Emotions and moods are complicated and are deeply affected by people’s experiences in life — including trauma. When people have trouble regu...
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Exploring Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a troubling and costly mental health issue that affects millions of people. Yet most people with anxiety disorders do not receive...
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Recognizing and Treating Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is an unfortunate reality for many young people around the world. It harms their brains, bodies, and hearts and ripples out...
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What Is Vicarious Trauma? And How Can We Prevent It?

Every single day, behavioral health professionals interact with people who have experienced trauma. We care for them and hope to provide hea...
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What Is SBIRT? And How Does It Help Address Substance Use Disorders?

When clients appear to be struggling with substance use issues, behavioral health professionals often use a tool called Screening, Brief Int...
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Using The ASAM Criteria for People Struggling with Addiction

Millions of people struggle with substance use issues, and some of them seek help from behavioral health professionals. How do we know what ...
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Reimagining Mental Health Care by Focusing on Psychosocial Interventions

Psychosocial interventions — or psychosocial treatments — are various ways of addressing a person’s mental health challenges by looking at t...
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A (2017) Conversation With Dr. Stephanie Covington

We'd like to give you a chance to get to know Dr. Covington. Read below a 2017 interview from Trauma Matters. How did you first get into tra...
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Trauma-Informed Care Across Sectors Part II: Methods & Results

A Note from the Editors: The following article was submitted by Pat Wilcox ahead of her session at the Uplifting Voices: Conversations on Tr...
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