By Dr. Katie Godfrey This week feels quite momentous for several reasons. It marks the 50th anniversary of Loving vs The State of Virginia, which legalized interracial marriage. Love wins! One year ago this week 49 people were murdered at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, a horrific massacre that shook the LGBTQIA community to the […]
By Dr. Katie Godfrey I have been providing clients with support though a therapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for over the last twelve years. EMDR is a fast-acting therapeutic process through which people are able to reprocess negative thoughts, feelings, or experiences. It is one of the most researched therapies and has […]
Finding ways to connect with loved ones over long distances is a dilemma faced by many families. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other family might not get many opportunities to interact with distant loved ones in person and must rely on other means such as phones or computers. This reality can make it more difficult to connect with younger children who live apart from you, but there are ways to overcome this distance. Read Dr. Katie Godfrey’s ideas about how to facilitate long distance connections with children in your family using hand puppets for interactive conversations with younger loved ones.
While the holiday season can be a lovely time to reconnect with family and friends, it can also be a challenging time. That is why it can be helpful to spend some time reflecting on what is important to you this holiday season and then creating a plan to ensure you have the holiday you desire.
This weekly blog series offers a collection of diverse and effective coping techniques that can reduce stress, improve mental and emotional well-being, and perhaps make you even more effective in achieving your individual goals. Check back every Monday morning for the newest skill of the week.
Get to know Dr. Katie Godfrey in this interview clip where she talks to us about what her clients love about working with her.
Families and relationships shift a great deal during times of transition or growth. Nurturing your relationship becomes even more crucial during periods of change, and it is beneficial to make gratitude and appreciation an intentional exercise with your partner. See some of the great suggestions on how to reconnect to your positive emotions associated with your partner.
Get to know Dr. Katie Godfrey in this interview where she talks about what it is like to work at The Catalyst Center
How to tell is someone you know may be struggling with Postpartum Depression. If you notice these signs, reach out to her and let her know there is help available.