Adhering to either cognitive or insight-oriented approaches to treatment are too limiting. Especially with depression, I have found concepts from both approaches can be valuable as long as the focus remains on “the therapeutic alliance”.
Often the first step in treatment is deciding whether the anxiety is viewed as the focus or as a symptom of a more general problem. Either way significant therapeutic gains often can be had as long as there is a desire for change…
Many of life’s demands can cause stress, particularly work, relationships and money problems. Stress can affect how you feel, think, behave and how your body works. In fact, common signs of stress include sleeping problems, sweating, loss …
Sometimes children need specifically-tailored options in order to engage them in treatment. Adolescents often feel the most troubled, but they are also the ones who can show the most positive change….
Relationship problems can be the focus of either individual or “conjoint” therapy. The goals are to help improve communication and coping skills. The sessions are a safe place for patients and their families to bring up issues….
Therapy is a place where we learn to be uncomfortable with ourselves, so we can, ultimately, become more comfortable with who we are and our place in the world. — Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/enlightened-living/201903/when-therapy-makes-things-worse
Sometimes students can be overwhelmed and need to be rescued from their mess. Other times you need to risk and prepare them by not removing the load. — Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/artificial-maturity/201908/when-rescue-and-when-risk-students
From young adults to people in their 60s, everyday functioning in today’s world can place high demands on our attention and memory skills. Memory lapses such as forgetting an appointment, losing our keys, forgetting a
UCL Homepage — Read on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/mental-health/2019/08/13/what-is-mental-health/
THE GIST Tantrums are normal for children between ages 1 and 4. Remaining calm and empathetic during your child’s tantrum is much more effective than a punitive approach. Having a plan in place in advance