How Distorted Thinking Increases Stress and Anxiety
10 cognitive distortions that make things worse for us.
Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Teachers develop deep knowledge about their students through every interaction, yet when it comes to identifying mental health issues troubling their students, teachers are often unprepared.
What Mental Health Counseling Programs Can Do for You
Luckily for all of us, mental health counseling programs are no longer taboo in our society. Whereas earlier mental illnesses were thought of as “madness” and spoken of only in hushed tones, today we realize the importance of getting help for mental ailments as well as physical ones. Ignoring mental health may be detrimental to …
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Psychologists examine what children's style of humor reveals about their mental health
The style of humor children use is closely related to their psychosocial adjustment, according to a study published in Personality and Individual Differenc ...
9 DIY Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
Some mental health problems require a therapist. Other times, we just need a mental readjustment. Here are 9 ways you can improve your mental health right now.
College depression: What parents need to know
College depression — Know how to identify the signs of depression during college and help your child cope.
Top 10 holiday toys of 2018: Predictions on what toys are expected to sell out
Target, Walmart and Amazon have released their hot toy lists for the 2018 holiday season and many of the toys expected to sell out.
How do you handle mental health counseling appointments and work?
Crazy? I don't think I am. Just a typical American male. Divorced. Wife has custody of our two kids. Been dating another woman since my wife and I split Now my girlfriend has an individual counselor for herself, sees a relationship counselor with me, and now her individual counselor is selling her, for lack of a better word, onto the idea of going to group therapy. Of course, he thinks that I should also add group therapy to my list of to dos. I am also seeing an individual counselor and relationship counselor with her. Now my GF, based upon the learned advice of her counselor, that I need to add Group Therapy to my list of appointments which for the most part are either early evenings or something during banker's hours. I…
What Every Child Needs For Good Mental Health
It is easy for parents to identify their child’s physical needs: nutritious food, warm clothes when it’s cold, bedtime at a reasonable hour. However, a child’s mental and emotional needs may not be as obvious. Good mental health allows children to think clearly, develop socially and learn new skills. Additionally, good friends and encouraging words from adults are all important for helping children develop self confidence, high self-esteem, and a healthy emotional outlook on life. A child’s physical and mental health are both important.