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Autogenic Training

Everything You Need To Know About Autogenic Training

Autogenic training is a therapy that trains a person to access his/her own physical relaxation process, and use it to relieve physical and emotional stress. Originating from research on hypnosis, autogenic training has been compared to yoga and meditation, which influence the body’s autonomic nervous system. Table of Contents Autogenic Training: What is it?Autogenic Training […]

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Emotionally Focused Therapy

DA Guide to Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Emotionally Focused Therapy has been in use in various settings like clinics and hospitals and promising results have been achieved. Emotionally focused therapy refers to a therapeutic approach which is grounded in scientific studies and usually used as an intervention to address issues emerging from intimate relationships.  The bonds and processes that exist between couples […]

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Dating Someone with Depression

7 Tips for Dating Someone with Depression

Depression can be devastating for those who suffer from it and dramatically impact their daily life. It also weighs heavily on those who love and support the person suffering. It can be hard to recognize signs of depression in those we love, and it can be even more challenging to confront these people with our […]

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DA Fast Guide to Neuropsychology

The human brain is amazing. It is arguably the most important organ in the human body because it controls all the other organs. For example, it tells the heart to pump blood, tells the lungs when to inhale and exhale, aids digestion and controls the nervous system. The brain is also in charge of our […]

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Beginner’s Guide to the Gottman Method

The Gottman Method is a type of therapy which helps couples to improve their relationship. It is based on scientific facts derived from the analysis of the behaviors of thousands of different couples over a long period of time. It aims to increase intimacy, understanding, and respect, and to remove harmful barriers which prevent productive […]

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Psychodynamic Therapy

The DA Fast Guide to Psychodynamic Therapy

Therapy is a good place to start for anyone who’s struggling with their mental health. Whether the problem is related to addiction or something else like depression, gender dysphoria, anxiety, grief, or trauma, psychodynamic therapy can help. Talking it out with a therapist can help us to: Figure out the problem, and get to know […]

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Play Therapy

The DA Fast Guide to Play Therapy

Play therapy is primarily used to help children confront stressful situations head-on – sometimes, it is also used with adults. This method of treatment is used when children have a difficult time expressing themselves using words; although play therapy often relies on non-verbal communication, verbal communication is encouraged during sessions. Play therapy can be useful […]

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Existential Therapy

The DA Fast Guide to Existential Therapy

Based on Søren Kierkegaard’s works on existentialism, existential therapy seeks to provide a more realistic understanding of human beings and the complexity of their existence. As you can imagine, topics such as the meaning of life or the purpose of our existence can be the source of doubt, dissatisfaction, depression, and anxiety. Existential therapists believe that […]

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Dream Analysis

What’s Dream Analysis and How Does It Really Work?

Maybe you have woken up from a dream and wondered what it meant. Maybe you even told a friend or family member about that dream and hypothesized together about its meaning. Maybe you even conducted an internet search to try and understand the elements of the dream. Many people choose to keep a dream journal […]

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How to Break Up With Someone

How to Break Up with Someone: 6 Helpful Steps

The end of a relationship can be difficult. Usually, people think of the person being broken up with as being most affected by the event. Entire movies are made about the emotional repercussions of being broken up with. However, a break up can also be challenging for the one initiating the break-up. It can be […]

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