KD HOLMES, MS, LPC, EMDR CERTIFIED

EMDR

Suicide and Depression | KD Holmes, LPC | KDH Counseling

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Understanding Tragedy: Why Did My Grandfather Choose to End His Life?

One of my most cherished memories of my grandfather, Pappa Joe, is the time we all gathered and had a blast breakdancing. Of course my grandmother...

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Overachieving cycle | goal-anxiety-compulsive behaviors-to relief- repeat

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What is so Wrong with Being an Overachiever?

One of the fundamental pillars of my therapeutic approach focuses on adults who find themselves entangled in the intricate web of anxiety and...

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KD Holmes, LPC and Trauma Informed Therapy

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How to Overcome Trauma: Strategies for Healing

The effects of trauma can have a long-lasting impact on a person's mental health, disrupting their daily functioning and relationships. The true...

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KD Holmes, MS, LPC | Anxiety | Overachieving | OCD

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What do I Struggle With?

Sometimes in my office people are curious about me. Some ask what do I struggle with? There is an assumption that therapists do not struggle because...

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KD Holmes, LPC | sleep and mental health

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How is Your Sleep?

During my first session with a client (also known as “the intake session”) I always ask no matter what the mental health issue—

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KD Holmes, LPC, MS, LPC, EMDR Certified

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What is it Like to Work With KD?

I am told by my clients I am soft, easy to talk to, and silly. But objectively it's hard to gauge when you work alone in a room with one other...

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KD Holmes, LPC and Somantics

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Can the Body Treat the Mind?

Conventionally, most people understand the concept of how our bodies operate. The brain, as the central processor, conjures up the command for an...

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KD Holmes, LPC and Overachieving Anxiety Help

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How Did I Change My Own Overachieving Anxiety?

I wish I could say that my inner wisdom led me to recognize the need to cease my overachieving tendencies and that I promptly did so. My...

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Image of KD when she was a child looking exuberant

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Why Am I so Nervous?

I have been called "nervous" since I was a child. I would venture to say that large doses of caffeine and chocolate probably did not help my...

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KD Holmes, LPC and Trauma

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What is Trauma Brain?

Many people have what I call Trauma Brain and have no idea that it is the cause of their current symptoms.

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