Hypnosis is a strength-based intervention that utilizes the trance state to help a patient/client meet their goals. It’s not magic and depends entirely on the patient/client’s inner strengths. Most people will experience a trance state after one session; however, significant progress toward goals is typically experienced through multiple sessions and practice. Several studies have found it to show long term efficacy after only 6 sessions. Read More
Many women experience a complex intersection between trauma, mental health problems, chemical dependency, and physical illness. Wayside has worked diligently over six decades to develop and sustain the expertise required to address these unique needs. Over 85% of the women we serve have experienced significant trauma in their lives and over 60% have complex medical needs. Our implementation of best practices and robust staff education policies allow us to address every facet of these needs. Read More
As professionals, we are exposed to stress and trauma each day. Clients come to us for help and share with us extreme pain and shame. We must know how to deal with it, dissipate it and be balanced. In this presentation, we will discuss how the brain processes stress, review the self-care wheel, and implement the three principles to diffuse secondary trauma.