Healing Insights from Brent Peak, LPC
Welcome to “Healing Insights,” your resource for guidance on emotional and relational wellness. These posts offer effective strategies and insights to empower your journey towards healing and improved well-being, providing support every step of the way. Whether you’re healing from past traumas or seeking to enhance your current relationships, these insights are here to guide and inspire.
Do you want to feel seen, heard, and valued in your relationships? Do you want to be a part of something special and have your needs and wants considered? Then it’s time to make your relationships healthier, more stable, and more satisfying with the 5 Relational Agreements.
When our self-esteem is high, we believe in our worthiness of respect, love, and healthy treatment. Conversely, when it dips, we might find ourselves accepting less than we deserve, afraid to assert our needs for fear of rejection or conflict.
Challenging these five common assumptions is crucial for fostering healthier, more fulfilling relationships.
It is my firm belief that if these critical signs of commitment and change are not present, staying in the relationship is not advisable. The journey of rebuilding trust after infidelity is arduous and requires both partners to be fully engaged and committed to the process.
There is a profound connection between childhood trauma and the development of people-pleasing behaviors in adulthood. This relationship, often overlooked, holds the key to unlocking patterns that may have held sway over our lives for years.
At the core of any therapeutic journey lies the foundation of trust. Trust between a therapist and their client is not just beneficial; it is essential.
Personality isn’t the problem, and what we often attribute to personality is, in fact, more often a reflection of our experiences, particularly traumatic ones, and the behaviors and belief systems we’ve constructed in response.
Affirmations are positive, self-affirming statements that are repeated to oneself, often used to challenge and overcome self-sabotaging and negative thoughts. They are more than just feel-good quotes or motivational statements. Keep reading to learn the benefits of affirmations.
In every relationship, communication stands as the cornerstone of connection and understanding that will strengthen your relationship.
A couples intensive therapy weekend offers a powerful and effective alternative to traditional weekly therapy.
Setting boundaries with toxic family members is a courageous step towards emotional autonomy and wellness.
Incorporating a pause in moments of heightened conflict is essential for couples. It’s not just about stopping the argument; it’s about resetting the mind and body to a state where constructive conversation is possible.
From Trauma to Healing: 6 Types of PTSD Symptoms and the Effectiveness of Accelerated Resolution Therapy
PTSD is a challenging condition, but with proper understanding and support, recovery is possible.
Post Induction Therapy is a powerful tool in the healing arsenal for those dealing with the effects of childhood trauma and codependency.
Healing from childhood family trauma is a journey towards reclaiming your life and finding peace.
Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is the cornerstone of a strong and healthy relationship. In my marriage counseling practice in Phoenix, Arizona, I've seen the transformative power of empathy in resolving conflicts and deepening...
Are you feeling frustrated? Chances are you’ve been here before. You’ve probably even worked out some coping strategies for when you’re stressed. The problem is, some of those strategies aren’t the best, a fact you’re already aware of.
Guarding your boundaries is an important part of living a life that’s not only healthy and happy but meaningful.