Gearing Up Supports BlackLivesMatter

June 12, 2020

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin “Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use...

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COVID-19 Response Plan: Essential Workers and Complex Trauma

May 18, 2020

Complex Trauma and First Responders: How Essential Workers and Medical Professionals Are At Even Greater Risk During the Coronavirus Pandemic Part 3: Coronavirus Response Plan By Dr. Sylvia Gearing and Chris Gearing Despite the horrifying physical effects of the coronavirus,...

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COVID-19 Response Plan: Expected Traumatic Symptoms of the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 23, 2020

Expected Traumatic Symptoms of the Coronavirus Pandemic Part 2: Coronavirus Response Plan By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the lives of Americans, many psychologists are beginning to consider the psychological fallout once...

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COVID-19 Response Plan: The Coronavirus Pandemic Is A Collective Trauma

April 22, 2020

Understanding The Coronavirus Pandemic As A Collective Trauma Part 1: Coronavirus Response Plan By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing At its core, trauma is a condition of helplessness and powerlessness. When our efforts to influence our environment are no...

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New Client Enrollment Over Telehealth

March 23, 2020

New Client Enrollment Over Telehealth During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic During this unprecedented public health crisis concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many of us need mental health services more than ever. Wading through the deluge of misinformation, hyperbole, and speculation has...

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Telehealth Video Conference Instructions

March 23, 2020

Telehealth Video Conference Instructions for Gearing Up Clients In response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Gearing Up is moving all clinical services to telehealth video conference sessions to ensure the safety of our clients, administrative staff, and clinicians. During...

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Gearing Up’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Plan

March 16, 2020

Gearing Up’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Plan Gearing Up’s leadership team has been actively monitoring the COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) pandemic and its presence in Texas since early 2020. Now that the United States and the DFW metroplex are in a State of...

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Star Wars, Kylo Ren, and Embracing Contradicting Duality

January 14, 2020

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing The Dead Speak! But unlike the sudden nature of the Rise of Skywalker opening crawl, we should warn you about potential and sudden spoilers for all three...

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Ford vs Ferrari and Resilience

December 17, 2019

By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing The 2019 film "Ford vs Ferrari" starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale focuses on the turbulent relationship between two legends of the world of motor sports. Their challenge lies in defeating the racing...

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Watchmen and Generational Trauma

November 14, 2019

Watchmen: Episode Two – "Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship" By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Welcome back, Mr. Phillips / Ms. Crookshanks! A quick word of warning that the following article contains spoilers for the entire second episode of...

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