The Intolerable Sounds of Misophonia

How many times have you said to yourself.”I can’t hear myself think!” or “That noise is driving me crazy!”?  Misophonia is a disorder in which certain sounds trigger emotional or physiological responses. According to some. the responses may be unreasonable given the circumstance. The reactions to certain sounds can range from anger and annoyance to […]

The Common Sense Parenting[CSP] Framework

  Common Sense Parenting[CSP] is a group-based class for parents. It is comprised of 6 weekly, 2-hour sessions led by trainers who focus on teaching practical skills to increase children’s positive behavior, decrease negative behaviors and model alternative behavior. GOAL Equip parents with a logical method for changing their children’s behaviors through teaching positive behaviors, […]

5 Ways to Help Your Family Member with PTSD

Don’t Give Up If you’re living with a family member who has PTSD, you’re at the frontlines of seeing the effects on your loved one. Sometimes, you might feel alone, scared, or confused. You might wonder how to help your loved one, or if there is anything you can even say or do to make […]

Trauma-Informed Parenting-Part 1[Understanding Trauma]

When a little child falls from the swingset in the backyard or playground, it can be a traumatic experience. As parents, what’s our immediate response? We run to the child, pick him or her up, take the child into our arms, and either kiss the ‘boo-boo’ or just soothe that child with words and hugs. […]