There are 10 types of childhood trauma measured in the ACE Study. An ACE score is a tally of different types of abuse, neglect, and other significant experiences during your childhood. Take ...
Mental illness, like physical illnesses, is on a continuum of severity ranging from mild to moderate to severe. A mental illness is a disease of the brain that causes mild to ...
What is being done in other communities? San Francisco Wellness Initiative The San Francisco Wellness Initiative is a partnership between San Francisco Unified School District, the Department of Children, Youth and ...
When our daughter started taking medication for her depression, we put together a mood journal so she could begin to monitor and understand her moods and feelings. It gave her an ...
HARM REDUCTION Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. The defining features are the focus on the prevention of harm, ...
These are just a few gentle reminders on staying connected to your teen. As they enter adolescent, parents are no longer the center of their universe and we often need to ...

Stages of Change

20 May, 2016
1 PRECONTEMPLATION STAGE “IT ISN’T THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE SOLUTION. IT IS THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE PROBLEM” Precontemplators usually show up in therapy because of pressures from others… spouses, ...