Category Archives: Psychology

PTSD: A “Not-So-Invisible” Wound

June is PTSD Awareness Month. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is the official name of an injury listed in the DSM V (the most current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). Clinically, it’s considered a specific form of anxiety. Yet, … Continue reading

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On Resilience

by L. Chris Cannida, June 7, 2015 – Resilience. What does it look like? What does it feel like? There are few words to describe the day I witnessed resilience in a most profound way. Whenever I consider the capacity to withstand hardship … Continue reading

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Begin Again with the Gift of Resilience

written by L. Chris Cannida, LPC – January 1, 2015 Every soul can have its own Springtime. Everyone can begin again. The dead of winter has set in where I live.  While I appreciate the seasons, the seemingly endless dark clouds, … Continue reading

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My Therapist Called Me a Weed

  published by L. Chris Cannida, MS, LPC – April 6, 2016 April is the Month of the Military Child.  The dandelion is the official flower of military children – representing their resilience in the midst of constant change and … Continue reading

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Back to Me – I’m Just “Not Myself” Anymore Pt 2

So you’re feeling out of sync with your true self?  You may need help getting back on track with who you want to be and how you want live each day.  It may be helpful to have a guide as you venture into such lofty, philosophical thoughts such as … Continue reading

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