Prevention is EVERYONE’s Responsibility. Every. Single. Day.

Elisa a. Escalante/ LCSW/ 5/27/2022 Though I’ve worked with people on an individual level for most of my career, we clinicians, tend to also notice things on mass scales. There’s individual think, and group think. Individuals have themes and thinking patterns, as do the masses. Naturally, after a crisis, many will go into psychological defenseContinue reading “Prevention is EVERYONE’s Responsibility. Every. Single. Day.”

New Year… New… Me?

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 1-2-2021 “I need to learn calmness in chaos, because chaos never ends.” -EaE           Our traditions are dying, or perhaps changing, or perhaps they do not have the appeal they used to. Slowly, but surely, we see and feel the discomfort of change, and 2020 amplified it to a point noContinue reading “New Year… New… Me?”

Growing Pains

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 8-17-2020 “Laughing is easier than crying, anger is easier than grief, silence is easier than talking about it, forgetting is easier than remembering. But, we do not get the luxury of choosing how and when to feel things. And although we can disguise and hide our pain, we cannot will itContinue reading “Growing Pains”