Children of the Epidemic

February 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…there’s general agreement that the experience of being raised in a home with a troubled parent can and does have adverse impact on adult behavior

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Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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What is Trauma?

August 25, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

The practitioner’s job is to tease apart the clinical picture to identify likely contributors to focus on in treatment.

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Root Cause

July 3, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Complex behaviors often require complex explanations.

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Retrain Your Brain: Scripting

January 16, 2013 by Cecile

Language– the words we choose for our self-talk– has a powerful influence on our brain function. Words can help us re-shape the cycle of feelings, impulses, and behaviors.

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Complex Trauma: A Practical Approach

December 21, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

We can’t always predict which problem will require attention first — or indeed, when opening a door in therapy will introduce a whole new set of emotional needs and issues.

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A Model of Mental Illness

September 23, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

It may help in understanding how the problems that plague some of us throughout life may have come about. And hopefully, in doing so, remove a bit the shame and stigma that often accompanies such problems.

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