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Tamie Pushlar - Therapy Blog

May 10, 2022

Most of us have heard the saying “Stuck in The Mud”. Usually, when a person comes to therapy they are figuratively “stuck in the mud” and the goals they want to achieve are somewhere on the horizon, and quite often on [...]

March 24, 2022

As an EMDR therapist, I speak with my clients regarding the Window of Tolerance The optimal window was originally developed by Dr. Dan Siegel to note the “optimal zone of arousal to function”. The optimal window is when a person [...]

February 14, 2022

Emotions are vital and commanding in our lives; we are not able to exist and act without them. What I have discovered, personally and professionally, is a fair amount of us are not fluent in our emotions. We go to school and learn to read, [...]

January 28, 2022

Adaptive Information Processing Model (AIP) The adaptive information processing model (AIP) is foundational to EMDR. According to the AIP model, under the right circumstances, our brain has the natural capacity to heal in a healthy and adaptive [...]

October 11, 2016

Esther Racoosin of WRFI speaks with Tamie Pushlar, a local licensed clinical social worker and therapist. They discuss Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD awareness week, which begins the second week of October. Click here to listen [...]