Weight loss surgery can be a major physical and emotional transformation, and it’s possible that the people closest to you in your life struggle to understand what exactly you’re going through. With support groups for pre/post gastric bypass surgery and other bariatric surgeries, you can surround yourself with individuals who are feeling similar things. At Philly Family Life Counseling, we … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Pre/Post Gastric Bypass Surgery Support Counseling Group
The painful effects of emotional abuse may not appear obvious to the outside world but they are very real. Emotional abuse is insidious in this way. It can hide under the guise of friendship, a romantic relationship, family, or boss. If you are seeking emotional abuse counseling, PFLC is here to support you as you process your experiences and guide you towards a fulfilling life. Understanding … [Read more...] about How does Emotional Abuse Counseling Help?
Our national understanding of PTSD began near the end of World War I with the term “shell shock.” It only referred to soldiers who had been near explosions, but the definition began to expand when other soldiers were seen with similar symptoms. It wasn’t until the 1980s that the modern conception of PTSD was first established. As we learn more about how the human body and mind respond to stress … [Read more...] about Complex Post Traumatic Stress – Who is Affected by PTSD?
You’ve probably noticed that over the last couple years adult coloring books have been popping up everywhere. This favorite childhood pastime is becoming one of the hottest new trends and for good reason: it’s therapeutic. Philly Family Life Counseling believes color therapy for adults is one of the best things a person can do to destress and practice mindfulness. The Benefits of … [Read more...] about De-Stress With Color Therapy For Adults
Every pet owner knows that the bond between a person and their pet is uniquely special. Our beloved pets are a remarkable source of comfort that bring a sense of calm when we are stressed. While personal therapy pets have been around for awhile, Animal Assisted Therapy (ATT) has been one of the latest innovations in counseling. You may be wondering, is there any animal assisted therapy near … [Read more...] about Animal Assisted Therapy Near Me
The defining characteristic of trauma therapy is the understanding that traumatic events can affect a person’s mental, emotional, and physical wellness. If you are looking for the most compassionate trauma therapy Philadelphia offers, Dr. Eugene Devers & Associates provide therapy and counseling services through Philly Family Life Counseling. What is Trauma Informed Care? SAMHSA (Substance … [Read more...] about What is Trauma Therapy?