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COVID and PTSD

COVID and PTSD

Both of these words are in all caps because they are words that mean more than the one word itself. COVID is our generation’s first and only pandemic that has been so charged that we often find ourselves saying phrases like, “I have PTSD” or “I am OCD.” However, it is important to define the […]

Where your past meets your present self…

Where your past meets your present self… EMDR Therapy

Most people come to therapy with a pressing issue. Maybe you’re struggling getting feedback from your boss, or feeling sad when your friends leave you out. Maybe you have a fear of dogs and your partner wants to get one. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) may be able to help you with the reason […]

I’ll be home (sick) for the Holidays

I’ll be home (sick) for the Holidays

For many, the holidays are a time that brings people together. Be it surrounded by family or friends, most find themselves celebrating in a crowd of loved ones. With the ongoing COVID pandemic, the holiday season is bound to look quite different this year.  How can we decrease the feelings of loneliness and increase the […]

How Can I Navigate Election Anxiety ?

How Can I Navigate Election Anxiety ?

It should come to no surprise that we are weeks away from our 2020 election. The political climate in the United States is HOT and no matter what side you stand on, the anxiety of what will come is REAL. The American Psychological Association (APA) has reported that 56% of Adults have reported increased levels […]

What can EMDR do for me?

What can EMDR do for me?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is an evidence-based psychotherapy done by a specially trained therapist. The overall goal is to support individuals in decreasing distressful symptoms caused by traumas or difficult experiences.  How is it different from talk therapy? EMDR has been shown to reduce symptoms of trauma faster than talk […]

Hillary Burr, MA, LCSW

Hillary Burr, MA, LCSW

Think you know what therapy looks like? Think again. Bringing together groundbreaking treatments and mindfulness, therapist Hillary Burr will empower you to reach your full potential in a space of authenticity.  Burr offers individuals struggling with life challenges innovative approaches to integrate the mind and body. These include Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a […]

Relating to Your Teen in 2020

Relating to Your Teen in 2020

Parents of teenagers, this one’s for you! You’ve been stuck at home with your child for years… I mean…months now, and maybe you have noticed a change in your dynamics at home, or in your parent/child relationship.  Parenting through a pandemic is hard enough, but trying to relate to a teenager feels outright impossible! Let’s […]

Parenting (and now teaching) Through a Pandemic

Parenting (and now teaching) Through a Pandemic

A new academic year is approaching, and this year, school has a different feel to it! While it is understandable that parents are feeling added stress due to uncertain dynamics, it is important to recognize that no one is alone in navigating this journey. With that said, there are some tried and true ways that […]

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