Archive for May 2022
Group Therapy vs Individual Therapy: Which is Best?
Group therapy and individual therapy are two sides of a many-sided therapeutic die. But that does not mean they are wholly equivalent. So, which is the best option when seeking mental health treatment? Let’s find out with a comparison of group therapy vs individual therapy treatment modalities. Understanding Both Types of Therapy Understanding the use…Read More
Why is Therapy Important for Mental Health?
When discussing mental health and mental health treatments, therapy comes up more often than any other treatment modality. But why is therapy important for mental health? Why is Therapy Important for Mental Health? We know from decades of research and reiteration that therapy is effective and will continue to play a role in the treatment…Read More
How to Improve Your Mental and Emotional Health
Mental health issues seem to be on a rise, making it more important than ever to cherish and manage one’s well-being by learning how to improve your mental and emotional health. But what does that entail? For most people, mental health is an afterthought or a marker of overall well-being at best. And while the…Read More
How To Treat Major Depressive Disorder
Over 8 percent of adults in the US struggle with major depressive disorder, representing over 20 million individuals. More than feeling sad, major depressive disorder or clinical depression is a diagnosed mental health condition characterized by recurring and consistent feelings of hopelessness, low mood, and low self-worth. Is there an easy way to how to…Read More
What to Do When You Feel Hopeless
Hopelessness is a terrible feeling. Whether you feel like drowning or endlessly tired, there comes a point when mounting stress reaches a boiling point, and it feels like there’s no way out. So what to do when you feel hopeless? While many people think of depression and depressive thoughts as a genetic or individual brain imbalance,…Read More
Is Self Harm an Addiction?
Self-harm, or non-suicidal self-harm, involves voluntarily and explicitly harming one’s body without the intent to end one’s life. Anywhere from 15 to 20 percent of adolescents and young adults experience non-suicidal self-harm, as opposed to about 6 percent of adults. Non-suicidal self-harm is highest in people who report self-criticism and self-directed negative emotions. But is self harm an…Read More