Katelyn Hunter

Katelyn Hunter

Unwanted Thoughts: When Kids Have Intrusive Thoughts and How to Help Them

Intrusive thoughts are unwelcome and often distressing mental images or ideas that intrude into our awareness without invitation. They can be disturbing, irrational, or even violent, leaving us questioning our own sanity. Intrusive thoughts often involve content that goes against your personal values, beliefs, or moral code. Since children are learning who they are, what […]

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Unwanted Thoughts: When is it Time to Get Help?

According to research, intrusive thoughts affect up to six million Americans. Intrusive thoughts can be violent or sexual in nature, often leaving you feeling embarrassed or helpless in managing them. Knowing when to seek help for intrusive thoughts can be essential for your mental well-being. Here are some signs that indicate it might be time

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Unraveling the Mind: 10 Things That Will Help with Intrusive Thoughts

Dealing with intrusive thoughts can be challenging and leave you feeling confused and exhausted. Especially if you’re trying to manage them on your own, and not talk about them. A favorite house plant (it does equally as well as an outdoor plant!) is the Zebrina Pendula. It’s a plant that does best when you break

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Unraveling the Mind: Understanding Intrusive Thoughts

Defining Intrusive Thoughts Ask any therapist why they decided to enter the field. You will probably hear something along the lines of wanting to understand behavior or emotions or being interested in the intricacies of the human mind. Sometimes our minds can feel like a rollercoaster of thoughts, emotions, and, occasionally, those thoughts can be

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