2016

Are your children suffering from bullying or other hardships? Discover how counseling can help them overcome adversity and trauma.

2016

Is Exposure Therapy an Effective Option for Treating PTSD in Teens?

13 December 2016
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may have risen into common consciousness as a condition affecting war veterans and others with challenging professions, but it can also affect teenagers and young adults. Understanding the roots of PTSD can help determine the best possible treatment, but some treatments show good results for young PTSD sufferers regardless of the exact cause of their condition. Find out what kind of research shows the power of exposure therapy, especially in combination with other therapies, for treating teens with PTSD.
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Suffering From Withdrawals Whenever You Alter Your Anti-Anxiety Medication Regimen? What Are Your Options?

17 October 2016
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If you've been taking prescription anti-anxiety medications for years to keep panic attacks or other unpleasant manifestations of anxiety at bay, you may be distressed by your newfound physical reliance on this medication -- suffering from a variety of physical and emotional side effects whenever you try to cut back or alter your dose. If you'd like to ultimately reduce the amount of anti-anxiety medication you're taking, what should you do to avoid these physical symptoms?
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Struggling With Anxiety? Tips For Taking Control Of Your Symptoms

3 October 2016
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Nearly thirty percent of Americans will suffer some form of anxiety in their life. That's a lot of emotional upheaval and worry. If you've been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, there's a good chance that your doctor has recommended a variety of treatment options to help you improve your condition and deal with your symptoms. Here are a few things you can try to ease your anxiety symptoms and minimize attacks.
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Keeping the Scale Balanced: The Many Complexities of Treating Bipolar Disorder

8 September 2016
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Bipolar disorder is an affective disorder with several complexities that can hinder diagnosis and treatment. By further understanding bipolar disorder, you can have an easier time recognizing the symptoms and working with practitioners to find an effective treatment plan. Presentations Vary The presentation of both depressive and manic episodes can vary between people or within the same person. Many people recognize bipolar disorder when it is the stereotypical "Type I" presentation, which includes episodes of severe depression alternating with "
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4 Tips For Integrating Therapy And Religion

17 August 2016
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If your religion or spirituality is highly important to you, then you may be hesitant to go to a psychologist for counseling. You may believe that you should seek emotional and spiritual strength solely through your religion and that going to a secular counselor is somehow a betrayal of your belief system. However, a secular psychologist can assist you with many emotional and mental issues, which can leave you free to explore your religion more deeply and honestly.
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About Me
Learning About Putting Kids In Counseling

Hello, my name is Nick. When my kids were growing up, they all suffered from different levels of bullying. The other kids would poke fun so often that my children didn't want to return to the playground at school. I decided to place them in counseling so they could learn coping skills. In the meantime, I worked with the school to end the bullying. The counseling sessions did the most good, however, as my children were able to let hurtful words roll off their backs. I hope to use this site to explore the benefits of placing kids in counseling.

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