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Grief After Suicide

Grief After Suicide

The death of ABC33/40 reporter, Chris Sign, by suicide has raised this sad topic in front of all of us living in Birmingham. Our prayers go out to the family and friends who are experiencing this horrible loss. Grief after suicide can leave us numb and confused, not...

BATT’s Statement of Solidarity

BATT’s Statement of Solidarity

Birmingham Anxiety & Trauma Therapy (BATT) stands in solidarity with our Black therapists, community, and patients.Now is the time for us, as a society, to stand in solidarity and listen to our Black leaders, colleagues, friends, neighbors, and family members. We...

Double Dog Dare Your Feelings

Double Dog Dare Your Feelings

Dr. Diana Paulk explains why you should double dog dare your feelings and how to do it. If you would like more information, please contact us and set up an appointment today!

Improving Your Coping Skills

Improving Your Coping Skills

Dr. Diana Paulk talks about how to improve your coping skills. If you feel overwhelmed during these times, please contact us and set up an appointment today!

What BATT is Doing To Protect You

What BATT is Doing To Protect You

At Birmingham Anxiety and Trauma Therapy (BATT), we want to remind you of the wisdom of Mr. Rogers. We also want to give you some information about what BATT is doing to protect you during this coronavirus season. Last, we want to share our plans for continuing to...

One Resolution in 2019 Can Change Your Life!

One Resolution in 2019 Can Change Your Life!

Correct negative thinking. If you could only make one resolution in 2019, please resolve to tackle your negative thinking! Simply put: Don’t let negative thoughts about yourself remain in your brain without correcting those thoughts. Humans experience between 3000 and...

Rewired Series, Part Two: This Is Your Brain On Trauma

Rewired Series, Part Two: This Is Your Brain On Trauma

Our last post discussed the relatively new discovery that our brains can be rewired long after childhood. Today’s post will discuss some of what happens inside the brain during a trauma response – whether responding to current or past memories. When humans are...

Rewired Series, Part One: Meet the 21st Century Brain

Rewired Series, Part One: Meet the 21st Century Brain

This is the first in a series on the brain and trauma. Why is the brain so important when it comes to addressing trauma? While most of us think our trauma comes from an event or series of events (the bad things that happen), the physical/mental/emotional responses...