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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.

Animal Cams Can Reduce Stress
Mindfullness
By Suzanne Sellers / May 16, 2020

Animal Cams Can Reduce Stress

Reduce Stress using Animal Cams During the Coronavirus Quarantine, many suddenly found that their regular coping skills (sports, gym, socializing,...

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How to Support Those (Including Their Love Ones) Facing Death or Illness
Grief Counseling
By Suzanne Sellers / January 30, 2020

How to Support Those (Including Their Love Ones) Facing Death or Illness

Have you ever felt at a loss on how to support someone (including their loved ones) who is facing death...

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Couples Counseling, Grief Counseling, Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / 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 Suzanne Sellers / 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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Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / July 31, 2019

Why Do We Suffer from Stress and Trauma ?

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

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How to Come Out as LGBT
LGBT Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / 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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Stop the Negative Cycle
Couples Counseling
By Suzanne Sellers / 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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Why Self-compassion Beats Self Esteem
Trauma and PTSD Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / 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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New Women’s Questioning, Coming Out, and Being Out Group
LGBT Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / 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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Normalizing the Awkwardness of Coming Out
LGBT Therapy
By Suzanne Sellers / 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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