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It’s A Whole Different Playground

He is 26, and has been in and out of jail.  He has used any substance he could get his hands on to try to numb the pain and anger. So, we made a scale of 0-10 (on the bottom of graphic below), and he realized he could stay perfectly calm when he felt a […]

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Intimidating Wall with Teeth

She has had crippling anxiety that escalate quickly into severe panic attacks. She is nineteen. We started talking about different types of memory. The BLOCKED kind that is so hidden, there is no active thinking about it.The BEHIND kind that often comes out in another voice, or from another viewing camera, like it didn’t happen […]

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“Things are different, and they aren’t at all what my mind makes them to be.”

(this was originally posted on 4-02-2014) He came into the office pretty heated. He as angry about several things. We reviewed the limbic system’s response in perceived danger. How he couldn’t separate all the things he was mad about. How he couldn’t get access to good thinking for the decisions he had to make. And […]

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