Fictional account of a counselor working to establish rapport with a sullen teen. Suggests verbal/nonverbal techniques and also discusses the implications of unintended reactions. Short story format.
Everybody bottles up their emotions at some point. The trick is to realize that doing so isn't healthy. Here are some techniques that have worked for me.
Cognitive therapy emerged in the 1960s leading to a large number of cognitive-behavioral models. The core concept of these models is that people's cognition affects their feelings and behavior.
Psychodynamic therapy evolved from Freud's psychoanalytic theory. Learn more about this approach, which focuses on unconscious thought processes and childhood experiences.
Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
There are various therapies to help those with mental health problems, but do you know which one is best for you?
Shadow work has been around for eons and has been used by indigenous cultures around the world. It was made more popular in the west by Carl Jung.
Leading mental health educational groups is challenging. These are some ideas to help you lead a successful group and help people understand and acquire skills that you want to teach.
Are you considering therapy? Find out how you can get help for emotional/mental problems and behavioral conflicts through psychotherapy.
Support groups can be a helpful tool for people experiencing a difficult life struggle. Here are some things to look for in a good support group.
This article is about the medicinal uses of art and art therapy to treat a wide range of illnesses and conditions.
Writing and journaling can be a great way to deal with your thoughts and feelings. Here are a few tips on writing for your mental and emotional health.
This article discusses how to find the right psychologist for you. It also includes a list of questions to ask a potential provider to ensure they are qualified and are the best match for your needs.