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Meditation and Healing

Meditation involves training your mind to focus, and encourages mindfulness, awareness, and thought control. After hundreds of studies, it is becoming scientifically evident that meditation has both physical and mental benefits. Types of Meditation With many schools of thought and practices when it comes to meditation, we are going to focus on those we have found most useful as a

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Integrative Work

Parts Work Integrative Work helps to integrate those pieces of the self that become closed and less collaborative when traumas are experienced over time. This type of work is beneficial for those struggling with: Anxiety & Depression Relationship Issues Self-Esteem and Self-Love Intimacy Issues Internal Family Systems (IFS) Developed by Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., concepts and theories from this type of

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Narrative Therapy

It’s All About the Story Experiences create stories. Stories create our identity. Sometimes, those stories have unwanted or unhelpful parts, affecting our identity, and thus our lives. Narrative Therapy helps us separate our past experiences from our identity, allowing us to let go of those unwanted or unhelpful parts of ourselves. Narrative Therapy for Trauma Healing at The Bridge to

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Music Therapy

Many people love to utilize music as an outlet. Today, music is so close to our fingertips: “Alexa, play my favorite songs.” But, can music be used as a therapeutic tool? Music Evokes Emotion As trauma survivors, we are often faced with stuck emotions. Part of our process at The Bridge to Recovery is to create a safe space where

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Grief Work

Defining Grief We often associate grief with death. However, grief is more far-reaching, debilitating, and misunderstood than any one cause. Grief is deep sorrow caused by a loss of someone/something we are bonded to. Below are some expected & unexpected causes of loss that contribute to deep and profound grief: Loss of Life When we lose someone we are bonded

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Inventory Work

 “It is on strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way.  So we must dig and delve unceasingly.”  – Claude Monet Understanding Inventory in·ven·to·ry /invənˌtôrē/ noun a complete list of items such as property, goods, or the contents Many people have heard this term in the business world. Taking inventory of something happens frequently. It simply means to

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