Amanda Edwards

Amanda Edwards

Bio

Amanda Edwards, LPC is a community-based trauma therapist, writer, and speaker based out of Aurora, Colorado. She is a certified Yoga instructor and enjoys Pilates, meditation, and vegan living along with all the Colorado sunshine she can manage to soak up. Amanda is partner to a Denver Sports Broadcaster with whom she raises two strong, spirited girls. 

Amanda Edwards Articles

If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective.

Learning To Love The Skin You’re In…With Eczema

If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective.

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I’m A Therapist With Mental Illness

The most valuable thing though, being a therapist with mental illness, is that I get it. I know how desperate you feel to change your life.

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Here are some slightly adulty but not at all boring things to occupy your very own Spring Break.

How To “Spring Break” When You’re No Longer A Co-Ed

Spring Break has the potential to be quite awesome. Here are some slightly adulty but not at all boring things to occupy your very own Spring Break.

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We just don’t stop! Having a sick kid home from school means we’re forced to stop.

Surviving Days At Home With Sick Kids

Sick days don’t have to be all bad. And if you can manage to stay healthy yourself, you might just find yourself back at work feeling even better.

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For me, yoga is a big part of how I show myself love and care, and it’s also part of how I teach these things to my children.

Making Yoga A Part Of Your Parenting

For me, yoga is a big part of how I show myself love and care, and it’s also part of how I teach these things to my children.

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I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Suicide

I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion.

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I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

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Self-Care Isn't Enough For Caregivers — We Need Support Too

As a therapist, I specialize in families dealing with trauma. My work is hard, so like any good therapist, I engage in self-care. Yet, it's not enough.

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Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight?

Can You Love Your Body And Try To Lose Weight?  

Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight? I know I’m not the only body loving lady who needs to lose weight for health reasons.

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“What?! You’re way too young to have shingles!”

Shingles Taught Me A New Level Of Self-Care 

So I tell my boss that I probably have shingles and she’s like, “What?! You’re way too young to have shingles!” and I say, “Thank you!"

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