'It Renders You Helpless': Addressing The Trauma Suffered By Black Americans From Pattern Of Police Shootings92 days ago, the constant images of George Floyd's last moments alive were traumatizing. Now, Jacob Blake's shooting has rehashed the pain.
Twin Cities Therapists Learning New, Faster Method For Treating Trauma, PTSDOver the weekend, several Twin Cities therapists were trained in ART, or Accelerated Resolution Therapy. It’s an evidence-based therapy that's only a few years old, but in trial research, 70% of service members and veterans say their symptoms of PTSD dramatically decreased.
Minnesota Prisons Resort To Video For Psychiatric CareMinnesota prisons are turning to telepsychiatry to provide inmates with mental health care.
New Pool At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Provides TherapyA new pool at Gillette Children's Hospital means new therapy options for patients. The pool floor lowers into the water so patients don't need to use a ramp to get in. The floor can also function as a treadmill if patients need it.
Horse Therapy Program Just Short Of Fundraising GoalA horse therapy program that helps severely-disabled children has a new home. WCCO first reported on the Hold Your Horses program in February. They were in immediate need of a new home and also needed to raise $50,000 for the move.
Jack Jablonski Walks In Spinal Cord Injury FundraiserJack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was injured during a game three years ago, has made remarkable progress since the paralyzing hit on the ice. Saturday, he joined 15 other patients with spinal cord injuries at Courage Kenny for the "Walk to Victory over Paralysis."
At 84, Twin Cities Nun Heals With MassageMarch is Women's History Month, a chance to highlight the contributions of women to history and contemporary society. Within that, it's also Catholic Sisters Week, which is a new addition to this month's celebrations.
Art, Therapy Help Boy Deal With Painful Past When Ezekiel works on origami, it's hard to think of him as anything other than patient and polite.
Mom Sues After Therapy Was Denied To Son With Autism A Minnesota mom says she's suing two major insurance companies for not providing her son with the care he needs.
Washburn Mentor Says Sister Inspired Her To Help OthersOver the last few months, WCCO has shared plenty of stories about kids whose lives have been changed because of Washburn Center for Children. But now we’re focusing on one of the people who does the changing.
Innovative Therapy Helps Minn. Girl Deal With Traumatic PastA girl scarred by unspeakable horrors in her home country of Colombia is now telling her story. It’s all thanks to an innovative therapy helped her heal – and regain memories of her lost father.
Bringing Therapists To Schools Helps Ease Students' FearsThe first day of school is fun for some and daunting for others. When fears and anxiety get in the way of learning, Eden Prairie schools have extra people to help.
Boy Who Survived Deadly Sailboat Accident Going To Therapy The boy who survived a sailboat accident that took the lives of his two brothers is now taking another step forward in his recovery.
Weighted Blankets Help With Relaxation, Aid In TherapyA Twin Cities woman loved the feeling of something weighted on her body, kind of like an X-ray shield, and decided to develop a blanket just like it.
Art Therapy Program Helps Minn. Cancer PatientsWhen Sally Thayer was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she picked up a paintbrush.