Category Archives: Anxiety Disorders

Horses continue to help people with learning, growth and change

There have been a lot of stories in the news lately of different programs working with horses to help people dealing with a variety of issues. This particular article, talks about research that a professor, at North Dakota State University, … Continue reading

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There are many things that can lead to an Eating Disorder

It’s not about the food folks. Eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating…there are more, but you get the idea, are symptoms of an underlying mental health issue. Carrie Dennett in a special report for the The Seattle Times, does a good … Continue reading

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What we think we know about PTSD

I have written about this before. PTSD comes in all shapes and sizes. In this article by Daniel J. Vance MS, LPC, NCC, Dr. Vance talks about his personal struggles with PTSD. The clients we see have often dealt with some … Continue reading

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Local Public Radio talks with NEAT

We are proud of the work we do and so excited to be able to spread the word! http://www.kunr.org/news/healing-across-the-sierra-horses-calm-anxious-depressed-adults Thank you Michelle Bliss of KUNR.  

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The Social and Emotional Education of our Children

YES, our children need to learn certain academic material in order to be competitive in the work place and as they consider college. BUT, as American education focuses more and more on “Common Core” academic standards they are moving further … Continue reading

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Special needs kids AND their families need our understanding

Though I think we have come a long way in our understanding and ability to be compassionate when it comes to kids with special needs, we still have a long way to go. In this article several moms share their personal … Continue reading

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Childhood Mental Health Hospitalizations

Sadly, nearly one in 10 hospitalized children have a primary diagnosis of a mental health condition. Until recently there was not much information about what mental health conditions where fueling this statistic. However, new research shows that depression, bipolar disorder and … Continue reading

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What is the correlation between sleep and depression?

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is really very important. Though for some, no matter how hard they try, getting to bed and to sleep early just doesn’t happen. And you know they pay for it. But until recently, … Continue reading

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Adult ADHD

You know who they are. They are adults who have difficulty with organization, are easily distracted, are unable to sustain attention. They fidgeting, talk too much and interrupting  conversations often. Is it stress? ADHD or possibly even PTSD? New research shows … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week 3/18/14

Remember, you don’t have to do anything. You can choose to do whatever you think is important enough to warrant your efforts. Don’t lament your responsibilities as burdensome and unavoidable. Think of the positive effects of your actions – the … Continue reading

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