Forgiving is one of the most difficult things to do in life, but it is also one of the most essential aspects of solid relationships—both with others and with self. Here we’ll talk about the art of forgiveness. What Is Forgiveness? Forgiveness derives from the word “forgive,” and it simply means to stop having negative … Read moreThe Art of Forgiveness
In our society these days, self-care is so overlooked. Somehow we have managed to adopt the notion that “self-care” is somehow selfish. The truth is that this thinking is actually quite unhealthy. While overindulgence and impulsiveness in the name of “self-care” can be bad proper self-care is incredibly important and something that is gravely missing … Read moreWhat Is Self-care And Why Do We Need It?
For many of us in today’s society, depression is a force to be reckoned with. It can originate from outside of us, with the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, or the ending of a relationship. What begins externally, however, takes root internally. Our minds and hearts are clouded with thoughts … Read moreMethods of Fighting Depression
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a short-term type of psychotherapy blended with behavioral therapy. Typically, the process takes about five to ten months with sessions once a week that last about 50 minutes. The focus is that how one thinks effects how one feels. If someone can change the way they think about certain events, … Read moreCognitive Behavioral Therapy
What needs to change in your life? How is your addiction negatively impacting your life? These are the questions you need answers for, in order to become willing to embark on real and substantial recovery from addiction. Anyone can quit for a day, but it takes real, honest, hard work to quit for the long … Read moreAttacking and Tackling Addiction
Child and adolescent therapy takes a special gift, knowledge, and patience. It’s important to begin gaining the trust of the child and parent as soon as they walk through your door. A sure way begin this process is to make your child feel comfortable not only in your therapy room but also in the waiting … Read moreHow to Make Children Feel Comfortable in Your Office
The very concept of psychotic disorders can arouse confusion and even fear from those who have never experienced it. Common stereotypes dominate the public perception of psychosis. In order to dispel these damaging myths, we’re going to take a look at what psychosis really is and how it is commonly treated. What is a Psychotic Disorder? … Read moreWhat Are Psychotic Disorders?
The DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) was created a long time ago to serve as a universal guideline for all psychologists to measure, diagnose and treat mental illnesses. However, as the DSM is based on science, it needs to be revised often when new evidence arrives. The most recent DSM-V is more precise and helpful … Read moreNew DSM-V Diagnosis & Treatment
It is unbearable to witness a loved one in pain. Whether that pain is physical or emotional, the effects are debilitating. Suffering from depression, in any form, is painful not only for the individual diagnosed but also for all of those who care for them. Understanding the signs and symptoms of this disorder is a … Read moreUnderstanding The Signs of Depression
The mind is an amazing and wonderful thing, capable of emotions ranging from happiness and joy to that of the deepest fear, anxiety, and even sadness just to name a few. The epidemic of anxiety that seems to plague our society has edged out depression for the most commonly diagnosed disorder. Nearly, everyone these days seems … Read moreAnxiety Management