Archive for the ‘Therapy101’ Category

Learning to Live with Schizophrenia

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

There have been many publications and reports about schizophrenia, but most people do not fully understand the disorder. If you have schizophrenia, you may be faced with the stigma that is attached to the disorder, which can make you feel ashamed. It is important that you learn as much as possible about your diagnosis so […]

Get More from Your Psychotherapy Sessions

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Many people who are in psychotherapy only attend a handful of sessions, which deprives them from gaining as much assistance and insight as possible. Since it can be costly in terms of both time and money, you need to make sure that you are getting the help you need out of each psychotherapy session. Here […]

Treating Autism Naturally

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

If you are the parent of an autistic child, then you may be looking for new treatments that will make life more comfortable and enjoyable for your child. Fortunately, many autistic children have been treated using natural therapies. These treatments can be done at home with the approval of a medical professional, which will give […]

What Is a Licensed Professional Counselor?

Friday, January 24th, 2014

A licensed professional counselor is a medical professional who is specially trained to provide substance abuse and mental health services. These counselors can assist with mental, emotional and behavioral issues, and they work with groups, families and individuals. Licensed professional counselors may be referred to as therapists, licensed clinical professional counselors and licensed mental health […]

What Is Binge Eating Disorder?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

While there has been a nationwide attempt to educate the public about obesity, much less is said about Binge Eating Disorder. Thousands of people suffer from the disorder, but very few actually discuss it, which means that the rest of the population is left without a very clear understanding of what it means to have […]

The Benefits of Creative Arts Therapies

Monday, November 4th, 2013

In situations where patients have been the victim of some form of violence, many therapists are using a form of creative arts therapy to help their patients move forward without the cloud of their past hanging over them. Creative arts therapies include visual art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy and other approaches that focus on […]

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) have challenged many mental health professionals. These patients are often considered to be difficult to work with, which means that many of them are left without the help they need in order to live healthy and fulfilling lives. This lack of assistance also means that their loved ones are […]

Sabotaging Your Own Treatment

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Regardless of the type of problem you are facing or what type of therapy you choose to help you work through it, merely asking for the help is not enough to reach a resolution. Many people unwittingly prevent their therapists from being of any assistance. While you may say, “Please help me,” your behavior may […]

Coping with Working Mom Guilt

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

For some mothers, leaving their children to go to work ranks right up there with facing a firing squad; the sad looks on their little faces and the nagging feeling that you are going to miss some spectacular moment in their development that you will never be able to regain are only a couple of […]

Vacation Time is a Necessity

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Most of us consider a weekend getaway to be a vacation. However, research suggests that individuals who do not take at least two full weeks off from work each year have an increased risk of heart disease and women, in particular, are more susceptible to depression. All over the world people take vacations spanning from […]