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Healing the Trauma Body with EMDR

When the Psyche Sends Out an SOS, This Science-Based Therapy is There to Help
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a science-based psychotherapy modality that uses bilateral stimulation—the alternate stimulation of the right and left hemispheres of the brain—as a method of healing trauma by changing the way it’s stored in the body.

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Support Groups Get A Digital Redo

When there's a will- and an internet connection- there's a way to be there for each other.
In COVID times, the move to all-virtual support groups has been a blessing and a gift for the Rhinebeck Parkinson’s Support Group.

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The Power of Peer-Assisted Recovery

Two Local Programs Are Treating Addiction with Human Connection
Peer-to-peer coaching, and peer leaders, mentors, advocates, and meetings are part of a new wave of nonjudgmental, camaraderie-rich, and stigma-free recovery methods that put human relationships at the center.

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Grief in the Time of Corona

Losing a loved one is never easy, and in coronavirus times, the intensity is off the charts. Grief today feels universal and relatable, yet it’s also turned on its head as we’ve had to either create new traditions or reshape old ones to fit our new reality.

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How This Buddhist Center is Helping the Hudson Valley Cope with Pandemic Stress

The Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing in Cragsmoor hopes to offer its new retreat program for frontline and emergency workers free of cost
This fall, the Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing in Cragsmoor is launching “Still: A Mental- & Emotional-Wellbeing Retreat for Those on the Frontline,” a series of multi-day retreat programs that aim to provide support for those coping with excess stress and trauma caused by the pandemic. The center is currently raising funds to offer the program free of cost to participant and hopes to partner with local organizations across industries to sponsor the attendance of their own essential and frontline employees who need it most.

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Connecting Through COVID: The Loneliness Epidemic

Nearly six months into the pandemic, with no end in sight to face masks and social distancing, we have to be creative and even go beyond our comfort zone to meet one of our most basic needs: connection.

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Ready for a Reset? Try This Sufi Breathing Exercise to Empower Your "New Normal"

Just like many other retreat centers across the country, the Abode of the Message, an interfaith spiritual center in New Lebanon is closed to the public. This month, the center's retreat guides share this elemental Sufi breathing practice that you can do from anywhere.

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