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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Identifying the Symptoms of Trauma

As mental health experts, we at Breaking Barriers Wellness & Counseling, your trusted provider of mental health care in North Carolina, would like to inform you that there is no right or wrong, proper or improper way to reacting, responding,...

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What Can Cause Emotional and Psychological Trauma?

Living with emotional and psychological trauma can make you feel helpless and can leave you struggling with emotions that don't seem to go away. As a result, you feel disconnected and unable to trust other people. Part of dealing with these...

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Improve Self-Discipline with These Simple Habits

Self-discipline is one of the many skills that people find difficult to master. Oftentimes, we may feel like there is just no controlling our impulses and we should just go with wherever it wants to take us. However, learning how to build...

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The Stress that Accompanies an Outbreak

The fear and anxiety that comes with a disease can be overwhelming and can cause strong emotions in both adults and children. And now, with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the stress of society’s current situation might be too much for some...

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Symptoms of Clinical Depression in African-Americans

Depression may be exhibited differently among African-Americans due to cultural differences. To help identify if you—or someone you know—requires screening for clinical depression from a licensed mental health counselor, Breaking Barriers...

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The Different Myths About Depression

The various myths and stigma that are related to depression caused needless shame and misery—which may stop people from getting the proper help and treatment they need. The following thoughts and statements reflect some of the common...

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