Staff Spotlight: Natasha Corbin

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Natasha Corbin is the Nurse Care Manager at Family Matters of Greater Washington. She graduated with a nursing degree from Drexel University and currently resides in Virginia. At Family Matters, she works with the adult population by promoting a better lifestyle. “It’s rewarding when you actually start having dialogue with consumers,” explained Natasha. “Especially when …

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PTSD and Women

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In the public’s eye, military men are the sole sufferers of PTSD. Statistically, though, women are more than twice as likely to develop PTSD than men (10% for women and 4% for men). There are a few reasons women might get PTSD more than men: Women are more likely to experience sexual assault. Sexual assault …

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Signs of PTSD

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After a traumatic event, most people have harsh memories. For many people, the effects of the event fade over time. But for others, the memories, thoughts and feelings don’t go away – even months or years after the event is over. For those with PTSD, each day can become a struggle as they face secondary …

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Staff Spotlight: Reia Tobias

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Reia Tobias is the Lead Diagnostic Assessment Clinician at Family Matters of Greater Washington. She is originally from Trinidad & Tobago and graduated from the University of Connecticut. Her philosophy is that thoughts control your feelings and actions. Reia’s source of happiness is her kids. When Reia isn’t working, she enjoys working out and nature …

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June’s President Letter

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Dear Family Matters Community, Loss comes in many forms and it is an inevitable part of life. It could be the loss of a job, a competition, a dear friend or a family member. I believe loss is a very personal occurrence and only you can determine how you will feel and react. I recently …

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