Category Archives: Anxiety Disorders

PTSD may be a time bomb waiting to go off

Sometimes it seems that there is no ‘real reason’ for a person being hyper-vigilant, but new research, as reported by ‘Red Orbit – Your Universe Online‘ shows that PTSD can be founded on early experiences that may not even be … Continue reading

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Horses helping with healing

It has been a busy couple of weeks, but I want to get back to posting some things I think you might find interesting… First up, an interesting piece out of Orange, CA, where they are working with horses to … Continue reading

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And back to school we go

Whether your child will be entering school for the first time or has been going for years, heading back to school can be stressful and many kids will display anxiety about this change in there routine. They may be more … Continue reading

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When a child’s or teen’s behavior is no long ‘acting up’

Yes, all kids, at one time or another, misbehave. Even well behaved kids get tired, have a bad day or get pushed too hard and all of sudden we see a side of them that surprises us. But when is … Continue reading

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Nice story about a program similar to ours…

I always like seeing when other programs are doing good work with horses. This story out of Omaha, NE again shows how work with horses can help in so many ways. We work with children as young as 4, teens, … Continue reading

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Trust Your Gut

Most all of us have heard this saying. The idea is that if we listen to our gut we are more in tune with our feelings. Well there may really be much more to this than we have thought. In … Continue reading

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A Growing Teen Crisis

A new survey finds that depression is the number 1 cause of illness and disability in teens worldwide. And, though the exact cause is difficult to pinpoint, “Mental health experts have identified a number of reasons for the rise, ranging from … Continue reading

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ADHD/PTSD What happens when they look the same

I have written on this subject before. I have shared personal experiences; my dad dying when I was very young and being diagnosed with ADHD, only to be pretty sure from a place of adult perspective that I probably was … Continue reading

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When chronological age does not match maturity

One of the most common questions we ask children when we meet them is “how old are you?” We ask this as if it will give us magical insights into who the child is, but in reality it only tells … Continue reading

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A personal look at The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder of Hoarding

Most of us like to collect things. Maybe stamps, maybe coins, maybe dolls, or even hot rods. It is pretty much normal to do so. But, what’s normal can become abnormal when your collecting (Hoarding) begins to impact your life … Continue reading

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