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Dealing with the Weight Gain Provoked by Psych Meds
Treatment

Dealing with the Weight Gain Provoked by Psych Meds

Many people who carry the bipolar diagnosis also carry something else – extra pounds – primarily due to the medications …Read the Rest

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma
Self-Help & Improvement

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

You may have had one or many very upsetting, frightening, or traumatic things happen to you in your life, or …Read the Rest

Real Men Don’t Get Help
Mental Illness

Real Men Don’t Get Help

The stigma still exists: “Real men” don’t whine about their physical, mental or emotional problems. They work it out, suck …Read the Rest

How Much Therapy is Enough?
Therapy

How Much Therapy is Enough?

The ending phase of psychotherapy is an important part of the overall therapeutic experience, and the decision to end ideally …Read the Rest

Trust and Disappointment in Psychotherapy
Therapy

Trust and Disappointment in Psychotherapy

It is not easy to trust one’s therapist at the onset. You are both strangers to one another, thrown together …Read the Rest

14 Things You Might Not Know About Depression
Unipolar Depression

14 Things You Might Not Know About Depression

Depression is the second most common mental illness in America, but it is still misunderstood by many people. Education is …Read the Rest

What to Expect in Your First Therapy Session
Therapy

What to Expect in Your First Therapy Session

Are you about to go to a therapist for the first time? Are you nervous and unsure of what to …Read the Rest

Characteristics of Effective Counseling
Therapy

Characteristics of Effective Counseling

Effective counseling is a two-way street. It takes a cooperative effort by both the person receiving counseling and the counselor. …Read the Rest

Questions to Ask Your Therapist
Therapy

Questions to Ask Your Therapist

Choosing the right therapist is important and often difficult to do simply by looking at ads in the Yellow Pages. …Read the Rest

Choosing a Therapist
Therapy

Choosing a Therapist

Psychotherapy can be a time-consuming, expensive process. You don’t want to waste money and effort on a therapist who won’t …Read the Rest

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