The holidays are supposed to be joyous and gratifying - at least that’s what we’re told. Gathering with family, reuniting with relatives, laughing and feasting, are all supposed to be fun.
For many, however, holidays can be extremely upsetting. Most therapists can attest to this, based on the number of clients whose angst
Mental health care is a deeply personal and culturally influenced aspect of our lives. People from diverse backgrounds bring unique experiences, values, and belief systems to therapy. Recognizing this diversity is essential for mental health practitioners, especially those who specialize in therapies like Hypnotherapy and Eye Movement Desensitization
Transactional analysis is a way of understanding communication that acknowledges the different parts, or versions, of the self each human consists of. TA identifies three basic parts within each person: the child ego state, the parent ego state, and the adult ego state. Transactional Analysis is often recognized as the P-A-C model.
For many veterans, returning to civilian life after serving in the military can be a challenging and emotionally taxing experience. The scars of combat, the stress of deployment, and the demands of military service can leave lasting imprints on the mind. As a result, a significant number of veterans grapple with mental health issues, with Post-Traumatic
Almost the moment a therapist agrees to help clients with fears and phobias, it seems that a constant stream of clients come in for help. There are various methods that can be used. One popular technique is exposure therapy, where those with fears are taken through experiences wherein the fears they have are not realized.
A swift search on the words “Back to School and Mental Health” yields a long list of articles suggesting how parents can become more supportive of their children as they adapt to new levels of schooling. There is little doubt that students need support, but what about the parents? Clients often come in at this time of the year with existential
The good people who serve in our military have a variety of stressors to deal with. Many of them are stronger than most of us will ever be, and they carry the memories of the horrors of military conflict with them with strength and honor. Others, understandably, suffer atrocities and mental anguish that is simply too much to bear. PTSD is extremely
Good therapists want to empower their clients to eventually be able to care for their own emotional needs. A large part of treatment entails training patients to reframe the ways they look at themselves, and educate them about how the brain works.
When a client has a hypnotherapy session, the conscious, normal waking awareness is
Building your practice while using the same kind of therapy you’ve always subscribed to isn’t impossible, but it it’s not easy, either. To attract more clients and create more than one stream of income, you need to develop skills and acquire certifications that show potential clients that you have what they want and need.