REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

Home is the foundation of a healthy life, including mental health… …and no other instrumentality (therapy or social services) can take its place nor fulfill its essential functions. Many professionals in the mental health field provide services for youth...
Why are so many people unmotivated?

Why are so many people unmotivated?

Or is that our bias? We are all motivated by different things.  For some of us, motivating factors might include wanting to feel happy, wanting to help others, or wanting to achieve a goal. Often people with complex or chronic trauma histories are frequently motivated...
What about developmental trauma?

What about developmental trauma?

It is estimated that 95% of the thoughts we have each day are the same thoughts we had yesterday. This means that most of our thoughts are not helpful, tend to be habitual, and are not part of our conscious awareness and that may even be harmful.  Do you ever feel...
June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

Resources for LGBTQIA+ Communities & Allies   It’s June and that means it’s Pride Month! So, Jess Fletcher, one of our teachers here at Arizona Trauma Institute, has compiled many resources to support your growth and understanding of the LGBTQIA+...
HEALING SHAME

HEALING SHAME

Do You Have the Power to Heal Your Shame?   Shame is a complex human emotion that we all experience at one time or another. You might feel shame because of something about your appearance, events related to your family, or even a lack of education. You might feel...