Addictions and Women

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern Historically, women have faced demands and poor resources in their path to recovery. In the North American culture, women struggling with substance addiction have carried social representations of depravity, sexual promiscuity, and...

Understanding Disability

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern Disability has been defined differently throughout the ages, across cultures, and through different disciplines. Regardless, the need for community and social support are fundamental and critical to the Disability community, which is...

Boundaries

By Jacki Haworth, Clinical Intern Boundaries are protective barriers that people set to protect themselves from harm. Those boundaries can be physical boundaries, emotional boundaries and time boundaries to name a few. Boundaries are important for an individual’s...

Nature or Nurture

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern   It’s a question that we’ve heard repeated time and time again, and it continues to be asked: nature or nurture? There are those who are more emotionally sensitive – quick to react or cry or anger – or maybe they’re slow to...

Managing Overwhelming Stress

By Jacki Haworth, Clinical Intern Stress can be helpful and harmful, due to the varying degrees of stress that people can experience. Stress can sometimes be helpful when it is small amounts of stress that can motivate you to complete tasks. But stress can also become...