Depression

The DA Complete Guide to Depression

Depression (also called clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression, or major depressive disorder) is a common mood disorder that is both serious and treatable. It is characterized by a prolonged period of low mood that impacts how you think, feel, and act on a daily basis. This article provides a complete overview of depression, including […]

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Music Therapy

The Benefits of Music Therapy

If you have a mental health concern for which you are considering therapy, you may wonder which therapeutic approach will be best for you. Some people do not feel enthusiastic about the talk therapy approach. If you find it difficult to express yourself through words, you might consider participating in music therapy. It is one […]

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Gestalt Therapy

What is Gestalt Therapy?

Gestalt therapy grew out of the humanistic theoretical orientation. This stance views people as connected to and influenced by the environment around them. Yet, it also views people as generally good and as being capable of choosing to move towards growth and balance. This theory lies in contrast to its predecessor in the field, psychoanalysis, […]

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Narrative Therapy

How Narrative Therapy Works

The events we experience in life make up our personal stories or narratives. While most people have life stories that are mainly positive, some people define themselves primarily by the painful events they experienced in the past. Narrative therapy helps individuals who have a negative sense of self to identify their strengths, rewrite their story, […]

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Neurofeedback

What is Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback is an adjunctive therapeutic method applied in the treatment of a number of neurological and psychological disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, and epilepsy. It yields a good outcome when combined with other therapeutic modalities including medications and psychotherapy. Neurofeedback: What is it? Neurofeedback, also known as EEG (electroencephalogram) biofeedback, neurofeedback […]

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inferiority complex

Inferiority Complex: 5 Ways to Start Raising Your Self-Esteem

Feeling inferior is something we all experience at some point in our lives. Whether you didn’t make the school football team or your sibling received higher grades than you, feeling inferior to them is a familiar feeling. In most cases, this feeling of inferiority is short-lived; we bounce back from those negative feelings, and it […]

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loveless marriage

How to Survive a Loveless Marriage

Most people get married when they are in love. However, it is possible for marriage mates to eventually fall out of love. Loving marriages that last for a long time generally have marital partners who are committed to working diligently on their relationship. Marriage mates who have poor communication and do not consistently strengthen their […]

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Encopresis

Encopresis: Involuntary Soiling

Encopresis is a disorder that affects children between the ages of 4 to 17 years of age.  Although it is not very common, it is also not rare.  This disorder can be frustrating for parents and especially stressful for children.  This article will talk about what Encopresis is, symptoms and how to get help. Encopresis […]

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Online Therapy

What is Online Therapy?

Online therapy is a general term used to describe mental health services provided to people through online technology. This can include video chatting, online text messaging, or voice messaging. Some patients are able to utilize this as their primary form of therapy, while others utilize these services in combination with face-to-face meetings with their therapist. […]

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Therapy Appointment

What is a Therapy Appointment Really Like?

If you are considering attending therapy, you might be hesitant not knowing what exactly you should anticipate. Generally, people usually feel better about trying something new, when they have some idea of what they can expect. The process of therapy is very individualized, so it can be challenging to define exactly what will happen. However, […]

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Low Testosterone and Depression

What You Can Do About Low Testosterone and Depression

Depression is the commonest mental illness, affecting millions of people globally. It may be caused by genetic factors, conflicts, stressful life events or transitions, and loss of a loved one. However, studies have suggested that there may be a link between depression and low testosterone levels in the body. Is There a Link between Low […]

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