How Collaborative Care Can Help Refrain From Substance Abuse

With the transition of the health care sector from a standalone domain to a more interconnected and team-based sector, the need for achieving patie ... read more

Things You Should Know About A Mental Health Counselor

Life is full of unexpected surprises. You never know what the next moment might bring and can even turn a happy-go-lucky person into a total reclus ... read more

Can Mood Swings Be A Symptom Of Mental Problems?

In life, there is happiness, sadness, grief, conflict and several other things. No one can say that they haven't come across these phases at some p ... read more

12 Life-Impacting Symptoms Complex PTSD Survivors May Endure

Complex trauma is a relatively new field of psychology. Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) results from enduring complex trauma. < ... read more

Blue Whale Challenge - What It Means for You and Me

What Is the Blue Whale Challenge? The Blue Whale challenge is an online 'game' comprising of 50 challenges that an individual is inst ... read more

A Need for Providers Who Specialize in "Psychosis"

This story is for the mental health providers or peer counselors who are invested in developing treatment for people who have experienced "psychosi ... read more

Living With Learning Disabilities As a Psychotherapist, Writer, and Mental Health Consumer

Never saw my hometown until I stayed away too long I never heard the melody until I needed the song... ... I never I spoke "I love you" ti ... read more

Why Depression Is a Physical Condition, Not A Mental One

Everyone has days when things don't feel right and a mood strikes them. Some get over it rather well while others have it drag on for hours, days, ... read more

Common Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse That Go Hand in Hand

Mental disorders and substance use disorders (SUDs) are conditions very different from one another, albeit often occurring together. The degree to ... read more

How Triggers Impact Mental Health

Most of the psychological triggers are caused by external events, circumstances and stimulus, such as sight, sound and smell. Some of these trigger ... read more

Quality Sleep: A Missing Link in the Case of Psychiatric Illnesses

Individuals who can't sleep a wink or wake up on the wrong side of the bed are at a mighty disadvantage of developing multiple problems, such as he ... read more

Communicating With Dementia

Communicating with dementia patients can be very difficult. People suffering from dementia can't always tell you what's wrong or what they need. Th ... read more

The Kingdom of Fear - All About Anxiety Disorders

Roger is a 34-year-old software engineer, who recently started his first job. He has always been an anxious person and describes himself as being o ... read more

How Do You Know When You're Done With Therapy?

As a therapist in private practice, I'm asked constantly how long therapy is going to take, and how often a client will have to come to sessions. P ... read more

Taming the Little Devils Within Us of Psychological Disorders

The book 'Taming The Little Devils Within' is a practical book to help you discover/measure/find out if you have any psychological issues, and if y ... read more