Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Many people begin counseling because of a relationship break-up. Longing in the heart lasts so much longer than the realization that the relationship needs to end.  This Discover Magazine article talks about the neurology of this phenomenon.  Sometimes knowing the biological basis for a troubling phenomenon helps folks feel less self-blame.

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Sun, March 20 2011 » Relatioinships » Comments Off on Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Significant Adults Affect Trauma Response in Children

I frequently talk to grandmothers, aunts, teachers who are troubled by what children close to them are going through.  They feel sad, disempowered and helpless.  I explain to them that their very presence in the child’s life can make all the difference in the world, as the child feels connected and seen. Gavin de Becker, […]

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Sat, March 5 2011 » Trauma » Comments Off on Significant Adults Affect Trauma Response in Children