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Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is a situation or event that poses an interpreted threat to a child’s life, safety or well-being. Examples include: Death of a loved one Divorce A natural disaster, like a fire, tornado or flood Changing schools or childcare facilities Sexual abuse Physical abuse or neglect Witnessing a violent event Refugee experiences Some common…

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Group Therapy

Group therapy can be an empowering part of the growth and healing process for individuals in counseling. Not only does it offer consistent, quality time with a licensed professional therapist, but group therapy also affords participants the opportunity to see they are not alone in their struggles. They can be encouraged by the growth and…

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When Should I Seek Intervention for my Child

Do you ever wonder if your child might need help or professional intervention? While sometimes the inclination is to wait and see how things play out, this can be a dangerous approach. If your gut instinct tells you something isn’t quite right, it can be a huge benefit to your child’s development (and your peace…

When Sad becomes Mad

Have you ever wondered how exactly you got to the unhappy or emotionally unhealthy place you find yourself? You know, that place where you are full of intense feelings of frustration or anger toward people you genuinely care about. It could be your spouse, your children, or even co-workers.  It seems that oftentimes, we start…

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Finding balance during the holidays

The demands on time, money and relationships throughout the holiday season can leave one overcome with anxiety or feelings of being overwhelmed. Below are a few tips to help maintain balance through the holiday season. Make a list of priorities. Before you feel steamrolled by the demands of others (real or perceived demands), make a…

COVID Guilt

Covid, and the pandemic in general, has rattled the mental health of many. Some are left dealing with strong feelings of guilt. Guilt for getting sick; guilt for possibly spreading Covid to others; guilt for surviving when others did not.  Oftentimes, when we find ourselves out of control of a situation, we attempt to take…

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Summer Sanity

It’s summertime, which for many means the kids are home from school, and as a parent, you’re wondering how you’re going to maintain sanity around the house. Below are a few ideas for helping increase responsibility among your children, which helps add some structure and consequently helps keep your home life flowing more smoothly this…

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Mid-Pandemic Mental Health

We’ve been enduring this pandemic for a solid 8 months now. You may have been navigating through the pandemic fine at first, but for some, it is beginning to take its toll. The stress is wearing on many people, and it can be overwhelming.  Maybe you’ve begun to snap at your loved ones. Or perhaps…

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Telehealth Counseling Services

Here at New Horizon’s Center for Healing, we are excited to offer our telehealth services such as telecounseling to new and current clients. Benefits of online telecounseling include: Staying in your safe place. Home is often a “safe place” for people. You can remain in this safe place, while still receiving the mental health help…