Category Archives: chronic pain

Change your Brain to Change Pain

Neuroplasticity: Change your brain to change pain By Katie Kenyon “It’s all in your head.” A common assumption made about chronic pain when the usual medical pathways fail to find the answers we are looking for. When the MRI shows … Continue reading

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Feelings

By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist Often people struggle to answer the question ‘How are you feeling?’ This could be for a variety of reasons, but often it is because people were not introduced to the language of feelings or … Continue reading

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Writing for Healing

By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist Journalling is a common recommendation that many healthcare providers, including myself, make to individuals who are struggling with mental health issues, Addiction, chronic pain or existential questions such as who am I? It is … Continue reading

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The Value of Art Therapy

By Ms. Sue Newton, MN, RN At HUM, we have incorporated art therapy into our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) as another modality for gaining self-awareness by exploring thoughts and feelings. All therapies by their very nature and purpose encourage individuals … Continue reading

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Marijuana Matters

By Dr. Raju Hajela Marijuana has been in the news a lot lately, especially since 20 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have allowed ready access to “medical marijuana” over the last several years. More recently, some states, such … Continue reading

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