Blog

Blog Archive Page

Part 2: Lonely In My Head

Let us review what we know about loneliness and brain injury. Loneliness is often described as a silent epidemic affecting individuals in modern society, with a unique impact on those who have experienced adversity such as traumatic brain injury. According to the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA), brain injury stands as a leading global[...]

Part 1: Unlocking the Layers of Loneliness in Individuals with Brain Injury

Navigating the intricate tapestry of life after a brain injury, loneliness emerges as a silent companion, intricately weaving its threads through the internal landscape of those on the journey to recovery. As a therapist at Colorado Brain Injury Therapy, I'm eager to embark on a three-part exploration that sheds light on the profound impact[...]

Unveiling the Veil: Ableism, Hidden Disabilities, and the Stigma of Brain Injuries

Ableism permeates society, affecting individuals with disabilities in diverse ways. One aspect often overlooked is the discrimination faced by those with hidden disabilities, like brain injuries. In this blog post, we'll explore the intersection of ableism, the stigma surrounding hidden disabilities, and the specific challenges faced by individuals with brain injuries. Hidden disabilities, including brain[...]

Personality Changes & Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

Personality changes often accompany traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). In fact, there is a threefold increase in personality changes following a TBI. It's not a specific personality syndrome, but rather a range of changes that reflect the challenges and coping strategies developed by TBI patients. These changes can involve amplifying existing personality traits or developing[...]