The Immense Benefits of Family Therapy

Apr 15, 2022

Therapy can feel like a broad term, as there are many different modes and types of therapy. For children especially, one of the greatest forms of therapy is family therapy. There are a lot of reasons to start family therapy, and these can include marital problems, parent-child conflict, blended family issues, the effects of illness…

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Goalsetting and How Setting Good Goals Will Set You Up for Success

Apr 12, 2022

For many people, setting goals can help create a roadmap for their life. They are able to visualize where they want to be, and it motivates them to pull themselves out of where they are. No matter how big or small, goals are important to help people stay motivated. Read on to see how to…

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More Than a Headache–Introducing Trauma-Induced Migraines

Apr 8, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that headaches are awful. No one wants to end up with a headache, and no one wants to deal with chronic headaches. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), headaches are the most common form of pain and the most common reason for doctor visits, missed school,…

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Why It’s Okay to Cry

Apr 5, 2022

The act of crying occurs when feelings overwhelm someone to the point that their body must release those feelings as tears and ragged, shallow breathing. Some people feel breathless, or can be very loud when they cry while others may cry silently. Many times when someone is crying, the feeling is negative. Sadness, anger, hurt,…

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Discussing Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Mar 29, 2022

Though all child behaviors are a form of non-verbal communication, sometimes child behavior can communicate hard-to-assess disorders. Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a disorder commonly seen in children and teens. This disorder is characterized by abnormally chronic bad moods and excessive outbursts. Teens do “grow out” of DMDD, but there are ways to ease…

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Menstruation and Mental Health: Unlearning Stereotypes

Mar 25, 2022

Menstruation occurs for all females and will usually begin sometime in adolescence. Menstruation indicates the body’s reproductive organ’s development, meaning that young women are physically mature enough to bear a child. There are many myths and misconceptions about menstruation that lead to negative connotations, confusion, and undue concern about the process. Read on to explore…

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Why Combining Research-Based Treatments Is Important

Mar 22, 2022

Many facilities offer research-based treatment as a method of overcoming various disorders. Health professionals perform peer-reviewed processes to regulate and verify these treatments, which can take years. This is all to make a great treatment plan that’s proven effective for those suffering from mental health issues. Different research-based treatments that are from the same family…

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How to Engage Yourself When You’re Suffering From Depression

Mar 19, 2022

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) can come in many forms, as many animals are good for therapy. Some people find they feel more at peace and are happier with animals around. This is not surprising, as humans have interacted with animals as companions for thousands of years. More recently, animal-assisted therapy, and animal-assisted interventions (AAI), have been…

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Animal-Assisted Therapy and Its Benefits

Mar 15, 2022

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) can come in many forms, as many animals are good for therapy. Some people find they feel more at peace and are happier with animals around. This is not surprising, as humans have interacted with animals as companions for thousands of years. More recently, animal-assisted therapy, and animal-assisted interventions (AAI), have been…

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