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”.

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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…

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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 …

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Children and Adolescents

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….

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Relationship Problems

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….

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Perks of Being Neurotic

November 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Perks of Being Neurotic

The perks of being a bit neurotic https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/neuroticism-evolutionary-psychology

Memory And Attention Difficulties Are Often Part Of A Normal Life

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Memory And Attention Difficulties Are Often Part Of A Normal Life

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

This is Talk Therapy

August 11th, 2019|Comments Off on This is Talk Therapy

This is a different way of viewing psychiatric disorders—not matching up a patient with a diagnosis, but spending more time understanding the patient as a person. — Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychologically-minded/201908/is-talk-therapy

What Is My Formulation?

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on What Is My Formulation?

Who we are today is influenced by the sum of the things that have happened to us along the way, but how things are today is not how they are always destined to be.

Online Therapy As A Gateway

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Online Therapy As A Gateway

If you're starting to figure out what you're looking for in terms of mental health care, online therapy can serve as a gateway tool to figure out what works for you. bustle.com