Priscilla Elliott, LPC, SEP doing Telehealth

How to Stay Kind During COVID-19   Please check your judgement. This is a very vulnerable time. Before you judge someone, act out and/or make accusations, know that judgmental attitudes and thoughts come from avoiding your own vulnerability. Before you …

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Priscilla Elliott, MA, LPC, SEP

This week I had the honor of receiving the new title of Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and can finally put 3 more letters behind my name, SEP. While other trauma informed psychotherapists know what this means, I realize that most of the general …

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Priscilla Elliott, MA, LPC, SEP

The Role of Trauma in Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors Here is what I see over and over again in my counseling practice. Someone comes in for their skin picking or hair pulling problem (trichotillomania), collectively known as Body Focused Repetitive …

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Here is an excellent video that explains how the brain and nervous system get involved, and in the way, during interpersonal situations. Our brain’s perception of our safety is not always logical and reasonable. Everyday situations can wake up the …

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