Lukenotes is a free publication of Saint Luke Institute, and is published quarterly. Each issue includes a feature article and related case study, which are written by experts on our clinical staff.
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Defenses developed in response to childhood trauma can become default behaviors and can get played out in community life. Learn the signs and effective treatment for childhood trauma affecting women religious.
Vol. 3: Strength-Based Ministry
Focusing on our strengths in life and ministry, rather than our weaknesses, has been shown to promote greater well-being and life satisfaction
Vol. 2: Incomplete Grief
A major loss that has not been sufficiently processed can become the catalyst for addictive behaviors
What happens when experiences overwhelm our coping ability and what can be done?
Vol. 3: Cybersex Compulsion
Realities, risks and treatment for compulsive Internet pornography use
Vol. 2: Mind-Body Connection
Awareness of one's physical body and sensations is an integral part of psychological well-being. Rather than seeing the body as irrelevant or the enemy, clients are encouraged to see the body as a tremendous resource for self-understanding and emotional regulation.
Vol. 1: Mapping Out Changes
When we attempt to change a behavior, we step into uncharted territory. Understanding the dynamics of change can help us journey from self-sabotaging patterns to healthier behaviors.