Check out our posts

Dallas Therapy Collective

So Let’s Talk About The Bachelorette

Maybe you're fascinated by The Bachelorette.  Maybe you love the drama.  Maybe you have never watched.  I fall into the fascinated category.  The more seasons I have seen, the more I anticipate manipulations behind the scenes and understand the ability for editing to...

read more

Four Characteristics of Spiritual Abuse

  In a previous post, we explored some definitions of spiritual abuse. My own research upon writing my doctoral dissertation yielded the following conceptual characteristics of spiritual abuse: 1) Abuse of Power Abuse of power is when someone (or “someones” – could be...

read more

Drama Triangle (Part 1)

    Here at DTC, we work a lot with people seeking childhood trauma counseling. If you’re reading this blog, you may have experienced trauma yourself, or maybe you’re close to someone who has experienced trauma and you want a better way to understand them....

read more

Spiritual Abuse is Abuse

  We’ve all head of physical abuse, sexual abuse, verbal abuse, psychological abuse, and emotional abuse. Those terms tend to conjure up images in our minds: “battered women’s shelters,” the #metoo movement, self-defense classes, etc. If we haven’t survived one...

read more

Calming Down When You’re Anxious: A guide

Clients often ask us what to do when they’re feeling a panic attack coming on or they’re just generally feeling anxious. Here are some ideas to start with to help ground yourself into the present and get yourself calm. Take deep breaths – sit up straight and breathe...

read more

What is trauma anyway?

Deep breath. There’s a lot here. Trauma is a lot of things. There’s emotional trauma, physical trauma, sexual trauma, spiritual trauma, psychological trauma. There’s traumatic grief. There’s complex trauma. And more. SO. MUCH. TRAUMA. But what exactly is it? Well,...

read more

Welcome to Dallas Therapy Collective!

We want to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find articles on various topics that are important in our practice. Some serious, some silly, some informative, some practical, and some just food-for-thought. Our goal is to be helpful while offering you a flavor of...

read more