My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?

Feb 12, 19 My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?

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My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them? From Jor-El Caraballo, Talkspace Therapist Raising a child is not an easy process. It requires a lot of dedication and sacrifice. Parenthood is filled with great expectations for one’s child, and often requires a lot of hard work and support. This is wonderfully captured in a quote by...

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Therapy: What is sensory integration therapy? Is sensory integration better than ABA?

Feb 11, 19 Therapy: What is sensory integration therapy? Is sensory integration better than ABA?

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What is sensory integration therapy? Sensory integration therapy (SIT) is a technique used to treat sensory processing symptoms commonly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is not a cure, but a way to help the individual (usually a child) become desensitized to improper functioning in the three sensory processing...

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Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help

Jan 28, 19 Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help

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From Veterans Affairs Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help When Scott left the Army, he was managing a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and PTSD along with the demands of a newborn. Seeing he was overwhelmed and feeling hopeless, his wife reached out to VA. Veterans enrolled in VA health care have access to...

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What is bulimia?

Jan 19, 19 What is bulimia?

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Bulimia is not what you think It’s not uncommon for people to really misunderstand eating and body dysmorphic disorders. In all honesty, it confusion kinda makes sense. Food is necessary for survival. Why would anyone purge themselves of a perfectly good meal when there are starving people in the world, right? A slim figure...

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Mental health jargon: what is ODD oppositional defiant disorder

Jan 13, 19 Mental health jargon: what is ODD oppositional defiant disorder

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What is ODD oppositional defiant disorder As children grow into teenagers their behavior can become reasonably… well… difficult to say the least. But if you think about it, it makes sense. They are becoming more mature and trying to figure things out. They begin seeing themselves as contributors to society and not just...

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My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery

Dec 19, 18 My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery

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From Make the Connection My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery Welcome to the first installment of My Story, My Connection — Make the Connection’s new video series featuring candid conversations with Veterans of all backgrounds about mental health treatment and recovery. We recently sat down with TJ, a U.S....

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