Browse below for some great online resources/links that are recommended by the therapists of the Denver Therapists Network.
Here is a timely research article on PTSD:
Risk Of PTSD May Be Reduced By Sleep Deprivation Immediately Following Traumatic Event
Sheila Lepkin, MA, NCSP
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Movies with Mental Health Themes:
CinemaTherapy or bibliotherapy can be a method to help move clients forward in their healing journey.
WHY RELATIONSHIPS ARE SO HARD: THE ROLE OF SHAME & FEAR
I was referred this video clip through the EFT list-serve. I have passed it along to both my therapy groups, and a number of clients. It has led to some great discussions. It’s a twenty minute lecture by Dr. Brene Brown at the University of Houston on the subject of intimacy and what gets in the way of us achieving it:
Must see viewing for everybody.
Thanks, Mike! I’m such a fan of hers! Her book on self-compassion is excellent, too!
ADDICTION AND WHAT IT DOES TO YOUR BRAIN:
Here is a link to a DVD that I have found very helpful with my addictions group on what happens in the brain for addicts. I initially saw this presented at Cedar (at University Hospital):
I recommend buying one, and showing it to your clients; or having them buy it directly.
Pleasure Unwoven can be viewed on YouTube also, uploaded by Betty Ford Institute. The total film is about 70 minutes long, so on youtube it is divided into several sections. Very accessible for clients and their families.
Jenny Bridges, LCSW