Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex disorder that is said to affect 2 % of the population. It is more commonly diagnosed in women and frequently occurs with other mental illnesses including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. Being diagnosed with BPD can be scary, frustrating, and comforting- to know that other people are experiencing similar symptoms and …

When Our Healers Hurt

Trusted Therapy, Inc Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist 1030 Johnson Rd, Suite # 280 Golden, CO  80401 303-709-5897 trustedtherapy.com tonya@trustedtherapy.com When Our Healers Hurt After the recent mass casualty incidents in the United States during the past several years, I wonder how these experiences have impacted our healthcare professionals.  This topic has become of greater importance to me because …

How to Heal After a Tragedy: The Aftermath of the Movie Theater Shooting

So many lives have been tragically changed since July 20, 2012.  The lives of those who were in theater 9, the first responders, the hospital staff, the friends and family members of those who were injured and who lost their lives, the community of Aurora, and so many other people, who at this time may not even realize how they …