I Know____, but I Feel_____.

The Dichotomy of Mind Caused by TraumaI know but I Feel - The dichotomy of Mind caused by Trauma (wide title)

By Kristy Cobillas, MEd, LPC

Feelings can be tricky. Feelings can reflect perceived reality, but they certainly do not dictate what reality is. Sometimes the two do not line up! Why does this happen? What is this dichotomy of mind that takes place between what one thinks and what one feels?

The answer, in part, is biological. Different parts of the brain have different functions. For example, the prefrontal cortex is the area that is known …

Lessons Taught by Trauma

By Kristy Cobillas, MEd, LPC

Lessons Taught By Trauma - no title pic

“What good does it do to talk about it, if it’s not going to change anything?”

When it comes to trauma, there are those who will attempt to mentally and emotionally bury the experience. It is true that simply talking about the past does not change it. Recounting the memory of a horrendous experience may do little more than cause one to re-experience the emotional pain. In therapy, victims of trauma can process the event(s) with the help of a professional,…

Advice from the Therapist Vlog: Perfectionism

September 2014 Vlog, Advice from the Therapist: Perfectionism

This month, Therapist Zachary Sander, MA, LPC, CADC speaks on perfectionism and how affects our mental health and well being. Be on the look out each month for new installments of ‘Advice from the Therapist’ each month pertaining to guidance, services, and more!

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Hi this is Zachary Sander with Agape Christian Counseling Services with another installment of “Advice from the Therapist”.…

Advice from the Therapist Vlog: Types of Resentment

August 2014 Vlog, Advice from the Therapist: Types of Resentment

Therapist Zachary Sander, MA, LPC, CADC speaks on different types of resentment and how to deal with it in order to resolve past conflict within relationships. Be on the look out for new installments of ‘Advice from the Therapist’ each month pertaining to guidance, services, and more!

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On today’s installment, I will be talking about the types of resentment one would need to deal …

Darrell Provinse, MA, LPC, NCC

Executive Director and CEO

Darrell Provinse earned his degrees from Washington University and Webster University in St. Louis, MO. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and a National Certified Counselor. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Counseling Association (ACA), Association for Specialists in Group Work, and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. He is also the Executive Director…

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

After experiencing an intense threat to someone else or ourselves, we can experience Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Although, we often feel that we should not be so affected, PTSD can drastically affect our ability to cope or function in daily life. .

Use the questions below as a self-reflective guide.

Have you…

experienced a life-threatening event to you or someone else?

relived the event through nightmares or flashbacks

found yourself avoiding circumstances …