Tag Archives: Therapy

We ask, “What happened to that person?” instead of “What is wrong with that person?”

By Michelle Scheu This is the first in a series of posts on trauma and trauma informed culture. Look for future posts from me and some special guest bloggers over the next several months! If asked for a definition of … Continue reading

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A little bit about play therapy

By Michelle Scheu Most people think of therapy as being an option only for adults, teens and perhaps pre-teen youth. The idea of traditional therapy i.e. sitting in a chair and talking about your problems for an hour is pretty … Continue reading

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Does My Child Need Therapy?

By Michelle Scheu The last few years have seen the news filled with stories of troubled youth killing other children. I recently saw an interview with Lisa Long, author of the book “The Price of Silence: A Mom’s Perspective on … Continue reading

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What a therapist is. And isn’t.

By Michelle Scheu How is therapy different from a friendship? Both are relationships. In both, you choose a partner. You tell the other person your deepest, darkest secrets. You try to get advice.   It seems the same, right? But it … Continue reading

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Lifespan Integration: Taking control of your unwanted thoughts and memories

By Jeanine Jantz Have you been to therapy and continued to have the same undesired responses to situations as before therapy? Tired of talking about past events and still being plagued by unwanted thoughts and memories popping into your head? … Continue reading

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How to pick a therapist

by Michelle Scheu As a therapist, I am often asked to suggest a therapist for friends, family and co-workers. Therapy is a very individualized experience-there is no “one size fits all.” For therapy to be an effective change agent, it is important … Continue reading

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Is group therapy for you?

It can be hard to work through problems alone. We often try talking to people who do not understand us and are not able to give us what we need. In group therapy, we meet with people that have similar … Continue reading

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