OCD Treatment

How to Get Started With OCD Treatment

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a common chronic mental disorder, which is characterized by intrusive, obsessive thoughts, as well as compulsive acts in response to such imagined thoughts. While many people with OCD respond to medications and behavior therapy, a few persons may be resistant to these and require more intensive treatment options. What is OCD? Obsessive-Compulsive […]

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Sex Therapist

What is a Sex Therapist and How Can They Help You?

Sex therapy is a kind of psychotherapy, imparted by a specially trained sex therapist, which helps individuals or couples who are experiencing dissatisfaction in their sexual lives. It is based on the premise that sexual activity is a natural and important part of the human relationship and that it should be enjoyed by both parties. […]

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How to Deal With Anxiety

How to Deal with Anxiety: 7 Steps to Start Using Now

Symptoms of anxiety affect millions of people every day, and they can be overwhelming. Many people experience these symptoms during times of high stress or emotion, and outside of these times are able to function with minimal to no anxiety. Others suffer from anxiety attacks with little-to-no warning, and these emotions can prevent them from […]

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Couples Counseling

Getting Your Relationship Back on Track with Couples Counseling

Many couples experience stress with their partners that may not be resolved until they understand how their emotions and behaviors affect each other. This is where couples counseling comes in. Couples counseling is of different types and uses various techniques aimed at helping couples understand themselves better and gain a deeper insight into the causes […]

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Anxiety Therapy

What is Anxiety Therapy and How Can It Help?

What is Anxiety? The function of anxiety is to help people to escape from danger. Feelings of anxiety usually trigger a fight or flight response. They may also cause you to freeze. Anxiety is a natural response to situations that could put you in harm’s way. However, if you experience persistent anxiety on a regular […]

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Everything You Need To Know About Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is one of the so-called third-wave of behavioral psychological treatments. Each of these approaches uses mindfulness principles in conjunction with cognitive and behavioral techniques to treat a variety of mental illnesses. Bringing together two seemingly disparate theoretical models, MBCT aims to get the best of both worlds. While mindfulness is at […]

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Psychodrama

The DA Guide to Psychodrama

As a child, you probably had intense sessions with your playmates where you played dress up, took on a character and pretended to be a different person entirely. This is known as role-playing. Role-playing is a major feature of psychodrama. Psychodrama is a creative form of therapy that digs deep through role play in a […]

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Brainspotting

What is Brainspotting and How Does it Work?

Brainspotting is a new treatment approach which works by identifying, processing, and releasing stored negative or traumatic experiences from the brain to help affected individuals heal from within. It also promotes healing for individuals suffering from physical pain. Brainspotting: What is it? Brainspotting is a new model of psychotherapy created to help people overcome negative […]

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Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy: Ancient Techniques for Modern Healing

Yoga therapy uses postures and breathing techniques to facilitate healing from psychological and physical conditions. Meditation also plays a role in achieving improved emotional wellbeing. While yoga is often associated with physical exercise and relaxation, it can also be used to enhance your overall health. The holistic approach of this therapy means that it includes […]

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Systems Theory

The DA Guide to Systems Theory in Therapy

When you are struggling in your relationships, family of origin, or workplace dynamics, you may want to seek help to improve the situation and your quality of life. You might consider therapy and one helpful therapy approach could be systems theory. Learn all about systems theory and how it can help you: Systems Theory: What […]

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