No one anticipates the day their friend of family member calls in distress after a sexual assault. Nor does one anticipate that they will be raped or assaulted.
I would like to highlight the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.
Parenting is not easy, especially for parents of children with a high level of need. Children with autism are often working so much harder than other children as the environment is not designed for neurodivergent individuals.
If you find yourself feeling anxious and having a harder time sleeping, excess fear may be a factor. When our bodies are in a high-alert stress state, sleep is often disrupted. This is known as hypervigilance which is a common trauma- related response.
Bedtime Ritual: Developing a ritual before going to sleep each night can generate a sense of consistent connection with a relationship.
Introduction video to why someone might be seeking out couples / relational counseling. In addition, provides resources for the individual to pursue on their own.