26 November 2018

Is Your Childhood PTSD Affecting Your Adult Life?

  When many people hear the term “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” or PTSD, they picture war veterans, survivors of violent attacks, or people who have been through a natural disaster. However PTSD can also affect children, especially those with adverse childhood experiences (ACE). According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 4% of children have...
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26 November 2018

Is Group Therapy Right for You?

There are different approaches to psychotherapy available and finding an option that works best for you is the key to a successful outcome. Group therapy is one approach to psychotherapy that some people have found to be quite beneficial. You may have heard of group therapy and have begun to wonder if this would be...
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20 November 2018

6 Drug-Free Treatment Options for Depression

When it comes to finding effective treatment methods for depression, every person is different. While medications are widely used to treat the mood disorder, they may not be effective in everyone. Some people may not even want to consider turning to medication at all, and will seek alternative options to help them manage their disorders....
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30 October 2018

The Difference Between Psychology and Psychiatry and Why You May Need Both

While mental health is just as important as physical health, the mental health system is not as transparent. Nevertheless, if you are dealing with mental health concerns, knowing where to seek treatment is the first important step. Often the terms “psychologist” and “psychiatrists” are thrown about, even used interchangeably by some individuals, but what do...
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18 September 2018

At What Age Can ADHD be Diagnosed in Children?

It can be difficult enough for a grown adult to realize that he or she may be struggling with a mental health disorder. You can imagine how hard life is for children with mental disorders, who have no idea why they seem or feel different from “normal” children. That’s where parents and other caring adults...
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22 August 2018

How Does Group Therapy Work?

One of the most common myths about therapy is that it’s only for people with mental disorders, or those struggling with trauma. But really, therapy isn’t just for people who “need” it. It can benefit everyone, even perfectly happy, healthy people; the ultimate goal of therapy is to help you become a more productive, better...
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