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Suzanne's counseling blog addressing PTSD and trauma therapy, LGBT therapy, grief counseling, and couples counseling.  This counseling blog also may address other related counseling subjects. Subscribe to blog here.

Couples Counseling, Grief Counseling, Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By suesellers / September 17, 2019

Coping Skills Tool Box

Coping skills are important tools in the treatment of trauma as well as for the coping with everyday stress and...

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Mindfullness, Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By suesellers / August 17, 2019

Mindfulness and Grounding Techniques

Mindfulness and grounding techniques are important tools in the treatment of trauma.   They can also help improve our health and...

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Suffering from Trauma and Our Adaptive Survival System
Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By suesellers / July 31, 2019

Why Do We Suffer from Trauma?

This article describes how we develop symptoms and suffer from trauma as a result of our adaptive survival response (the Autonomic Ladder).

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Coming out at LGBT
LGBT Therapy
By suesellers / July 5, 2019

How to Come Out as LGBT

I am an LGBT therapist, and I am often asked "how do I come out?".  Below are suggestions for self-disclosure...

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EFT Negative Cycle
Couples Counseling
By suesellers / May 22, 2019

Stop the Negative Cycle

Naturally, each person in a couple will, at some point, become triggered by the other.  These triggers are often associated...

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Self-compassion can help
Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By suesellers / April 30, 2019

Why Self-compassion Beats Self Esteem

I regularly teach my therapy clients that self-compassion can help them cope with the struggles in their life.  This Forbes'...

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Lesbian Bisexual Queer Denver Counseling Group
LGBT Therapy
By suesellers / April 15, 2019

New Women’s Questioning, Coming Out, and Being Out Group

This 7-week group is a supportive place for those that identify as women and want to explore what questioning, coming...

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Queer Counseling
LGBT Therapy
By suesellers / March 13, 2019

Normalizing the Awkwardness of Coming Out

Watching my niece and nephew coming into their teens reminds me of an aspect of coming out as bisexual, gay,...

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Brainspotting Trauma Therapy
Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By suesellers / February 14, 2019

My Transformative Experience with Brainspotting Trauma Therapy

When a person is traumatized, the traumatic event (or events) activates the limbic system of the body or what is...

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Lesbian Bisexual Queer Denver Counseling Group
LGBT Therapy
By suesellers / December 20, 2018

Women’s Questioning/Coming Out/Being Out group

Suzanne Sellers and Katlyn Von Muenster will be hosting a Women's Questioning/Coming Out/Being Out group at People House starting in...

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denver couples counseling can help
Couples Counseling
By suesellers / December 14, 2018

Toothpaste and Toilet Paper

So many couples at some point in their relationship seem to get into intense arguments about the toothpaste. Guess what? ...

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