How EMDR Can Help You Move Forward

So often I hear these words from my clients: "I just cannot get past this". The "this" that they are trying to move past can take on many forms. It can be something as severe as childhood abuse/trauma. Or, it can be something seemingly minor, like an embarrassing incident at work. Struggling to move [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:45:20+00:00December 8th, 2017|Heidi Kalman, trauma|0 Comments

Understanding “Pressure Points” in our Relationships

As a therapist who often works with couples or individuals with relationship issues, it is fascinating to see the patterns that emerge. We all have them. It seems in every relationship we are in, varieties of the same issues come into play. Of course, depending on the intensity of the relationship the trait can [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:47:40+00:00September 25th, 2017|Heidi Kalman, pain points, relationships, trauma|2 Comments

Fight, Flight or Freeze: The Stress Response

Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC at Psych Central. "Imagine the following scenarios: 1. During a staff meeting that you led and thoroughly prepared for, your boss criticizes you for not completing a task that was someone else’s responsibility. All eyes are on you. You feel flushed, your heart starts racing, and you have you [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:03:21+00:00November 17th, 2016|Anxiety, trauma|0 Comments