Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Depression

Depression In Teens Looks Almost Nothing Like Depression In Adults

Good Morning! Today we want to share a link to an article recently featured on Upworthy.com. The article is entitled, 'Depression In Teens Looks Almost Nothing Like Depression In Adults,'  and brings up some really good points of what to look for with your kids. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a depressed teen will experience the same symptoms of...

Five Ways to Recover from a Painful Past

Five Ways to Recover from a Painful Past Trauma survivors share their wisdom about recovery and pathways to change. Published on March 4, 2014 by Vinita Mehta, Ph.D., Ed.M. in Head Games We often refer to people who have experienced trauma and/or abuse as survivors. But what factors contribute to surviving — and thriving? Though childhood trauma isn't infrequent, the process of recovery...

Turning to the Positive: Personal Growth After Trauma

Turning to the Positive: Personal Growth After Trauma Can Negative Events Make Us Stronger and Healthier? Published on March 4, 2013 by Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D. in The Mindful Self-Express Experiencing a traumatic event, such as a molestation, cancer diagnosis, or witnessing others being hurt can be emotionally devastating. For some people, who do not have proper emotional support at the time of the...

When Emotional Trauma Is a Family Affair

When Emotional Trauma Is a Family Affair Trauma, once experienced, seems to never want to let go Published on May 5, 2014 by David Sack, M.D. in Where Science Meets the Steps Trauma, once experienced, seems to never want to let go. It can burrow into our psyche, invading our thoughts, and unleashing mood swings, anger, depression and an exhausting sense of hypervigilance....

Feeling SAD This Season? About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Feeling SAD This Season? Integrative therapies for seasonal affective disorder Published on January 10, 2012 by Catherine Ulbricht, Pharm.D. in Natural Standard 1 inShare  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) should not be confused with mild winter blues. It can be as debilitating as other forms of depression. Everyone feels blue from time to time, but if you notice that your symptoms are seasonal - and that they usually appear when...

Overcoming Loneliness: There is a way to reconnect when you feel alone in the world.

Overcoming Loneliness There is a way to reconnect when you feel alone in the world. Published on January 28, 2014 by Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D. in Making Change Loneliness can take root deeply within you. Maybe your daily routine is punctuated by this pain emanating from an emptiness in your chest. If so, you know that you are in trouble. It is a symptom...

Testimonials…Therapy Does Work!

Hi Everyone! I wanted to share some testimonials from current and previous clients on my services and how they helped them in their personal lives. Therapy and counseling can really help make a difference in your life if you are willing to open up and give it a try. There is no shame or embarrassment  everyone experiences life differently and counseling can...