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Trauma Therapy / Trauma Recovery in Philadelphia

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When Trauma is Misdiagnosed as ADHD in Children

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Has your child been a little more rambunctious than usual? Many are quick to

slap on an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis to a hyperactive

child, but sometimes this diagnosis…


Infertility: Asking For Your Needs

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Are you sick and tired of your family asking, “When are you going to have a baby?” They are completely oblivious to the months your have been trying to get…


Sexual Trauma and Shame

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Sexual Trauma and Shame

There are many aspects of shame that can develop for a survivor of sexual trauma. Here at the Center for Growth in Philadelphia, a common false belief…


What is Trauma?

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What is Trauma?

From a trauma counseling therapist’s perspective, trauma is defined as a deeply disturbing experience, which can be sexual, physical and / or emotional. Here at the Center for Growth…


Rape

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Rape: It’s not your fault. These are some of the first words you need to hear if you have been raped or sexually abused. You’ve gone through a traumatic experience.  The…


Adjusting to a Diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

“I just learned I have Dissociative Identity Disorder and I’m experiencing many conflicting emotions about this.  Is this normal?”

DID stands for Dissociative Identity Disorder, and…


Journaling with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Dissociative Identity Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia:  The power of journaling. 

If you have Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), journaling is an effective way for you to increase…


What is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

What is Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)?In layman’s terms DID is mental health disorder in which a person experiences extreme dissociation to the point where they have different personalities known as…


Meeting Your System

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Meeting Your System is designed for people who have Dissociative Identity Disorder and have a basic understanding of their alters. One way to develop this understanding…


“Big T” versus “little t” Trauma

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Counseling in Philadelphia:

If you’re questioning whether you might have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), this tip can be helpful in identifying the type of…


Become More Aware of Your Switching

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Dissociative Identity Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia:  This advanced tip is designed for people with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) who already recognize all of their alters…


Dissociative Identity Disorder: Creating a Timeline

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Dissociative Identity Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia: Why make a timeline?Many people with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personality disorder, experience trouble remembering…


Dissociative Identity Disorder: Mapping Your System

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

“Mapping Your System” is an exercise is designed for people struggling with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personality disorder.  Mapping your system…


Feeling “numb” from police work?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Police Officers & Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia Police officers jobs require them to control their emotional reactions, even when faced with very emotionally overwhelming situations.  For instance, when talking with a child…


Psychotherapy and Family History

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Psychotherapy and Family History

Many individuals decide to attend psychotherapy for a number of reasons: anxiety, depression, sexual and emotional affairs, divorce, sexual abuse, physical abuse, conflicts in family or at…

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