Disclaimer: Possible Trigger Warning I first became interested in trauma work at my previous job working with children and families. Early on in my time there, my employer provided us with a training on the ARC model (Attachment, Self-Regulation, & Competency) for working with complex trauma. Then, I was introduced to the Adverse Childhood ExperiencesContinue reading “So, Let’s Talk About Trauma…”
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since we entered the COVID-19 Pandemic. At the time, many of us were thinking it would be a two-week to a month shut down to flatten the curve. As each month passed, reality set in that this was our new (hopefully temporary) normal. Many of myContinue reading “Pandemic Fatigue: Finding peace in uncertainty”
Over the past few years, self-care and self-love have been buzzwords in our society. Almost everywhere you look, you see something on self-care and loving yourself. This is not surprising as self-esteem and self-worth are common topics that come up in therapy. Our past experiences, particularly our early life experiences, impact how we think andContinue reading “Finding Self-Love”
Happy New Year & welcome to the first Well Life Counseling & Consulting (WLCC) blog post! My name is Laura and I am a licensed clinical social worker providing mental health therapy at the private practice level. I have always loved writing, so I am looking forward to getting this blog up and running. WLCCContinue reading “Welcome!”
For many of us, 2020 was a year marked with struggles and hardship. We should not lose sight of the care that is required for each of us to maintain our mental health. Well Life is committed to assisting you on your journey of growth. A new year brings hope and promise. New for 2021,Continue reading “Reflecting on 2020”
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