17 08, 2014

6 Ways to Handle Power Struggles with Your Teen

By |2019-10-24T21:05:12+00:00August 17th, 2014|teen, teen eating disorder, teen trauma|0 Comments

I work with teens and families and notice that so many parents struggle with boundaries and power struggles with their teens.  That's why I invited [popup url="http://launchpadcounseling.com/mark-loewen/" height="400" width="900" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]Mark Loewen[/popup], a teen specialist and parent coach in Richmond, VA, to share ideas for handling power struggles with teens.   [...]

12 08, 2014

Technology in Eating Disorder Therapy

By |2019-10-23T19:21:02+00:00August 12th, 2014|eating disorders, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

A key aspect of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for eating disorders is logging behaviors, thoughts, and feelings to look for patterns and begin to make changes.  This information gives a baseline and lays the foundation for treatment.  Traditionally, this has been done on paper logging sheets but I’ve found that many clients have a hard [...]

3 08, 2014

Meditation and yoga for trauma survivors

By |2019-10-23T19:21:02+00:00August 3rd, 2014|teen trauma, trauma|0 Comments

As a counselor and yoga instructor, I’m always looking for ways to incorporate yoga in therapy.  I became especially interested in yoga for survivors of trauma after attending Bessel van der Kolk's Annual Trauma Conference where I learned about complex trauma and the connection to the body.  Bessel van der Kolk’s research shows that it [...]