Indirect Stress: Recognizing and Addressing Secondary Trauma

Indirect Stress: Recognizing and Addressing Secondary Trauma

Crisis, trauma, and loss can negatively affect anyone who is exposed to it, even those who aren’t directly impacted. This kind of secondary or vicarious trauma is real and often difficult to recognize. Whether it is experienced by caretakers, first responders, or survivors of tragedy, these kinds of trauma shouldn’t […]

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Hack Your Brain to Feel Better: Everyday Regulation for Hard Times

Hack Your Brain to Feel Better: Everyday Regulation for Hard Times

In this session, participants will learn about brain-science based “bottom-up” and “top-down” regulation strategies, as well as coping skills that they can use themselves and teach others. Some of the strategies and skills presented come from Dialectical Behavior Therapy, the Neurosequential Model of Education, and Trust-Based Relational Intervention. All of […]

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We’ve Got This: How to Manage Uncertainty in Challenging Times

We’ve Got This: How to Manage Uncertainty in Challenging Times

While we all do our part to practice physical distancing due to the coronavirus, we recognize our efforts are causing our community unprecedented isolation and uncertainty. Join NAMI Central Texas and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Simon Niblock to learn how uncertainty affects our health and wellbeing, gain practical tools […]

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