Mental Health involves the tools and techniques individuals find necessary to psychologically grow and live in a healthy manner. Mental health includes recovery, control, acceptance, and relaxation.
12 Step Programs
The 12-step program is a set of principles for recovery from addictive, compulsive, or behavioral problems, originally used in Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in the 1930s. The 12 Step approach is now used to deal with a wide variety of issues including not only alcoholism, but drug abuse and also various other addictive or dysfunctional behaviors.
Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder which causes a person to avoid public and/or unfamiliar places. It’s often precipitated by the fear of having a panic attack in a setting from which there is no easy means of escape.
Controlling Anger and Anger Management involve a system of psychological therapeutic techniques and exercises by which one with excessive anger can reduce the triggers, degrees, and effects of an angered emotional state.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD and ADHD)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a disorder characterized by a difficulty in retaining focus, especially on tasks, for long periods of time and interfering especially with academic, occupational, and social performance.
A form of psychotherapy that uses basic learning techniques, such as conditioning, biofeedback, reinforcement, or aversion therapy, to modify maladaptive behavior patterns by substituting new responses to given stimuli for undesirable ones.
Bipolar Disorder is a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated mood, clinically referred to as mania. Individuals who experience manic episodes also commonly experience depressive episodes or symptoms, or mixed episodes which feature both mania and depression.
Body Image is an individual's concept of his or her own body. The concept of body image is used in numerous disciplines, including psychology, medicine, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, philosophy and cultural and feminist studies.
Conflict Resolution refers to the act of handling conflicts and grievances between two or more parties, with the hope that a long-term solution can be found that will be acceptable to both.
Dreams are a series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during sleep, and may be analyzed and defined to give subconscious thoughts, desires, and fears meaning.
Drug and Substance Abuse
Drug and Substance Abuse include the long-term, pathological use of alcohol or drugs, characterized by daily intoxication, inability to reduce consumption, and impairment in social or occupational functioning.
Grief and Bereavement
The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult emotional experiences a person can undergo. The process of Grief and Bereavement helps us honor the dead while moving forward with our own lives.
An intervention is an orchestrated attempt by one, or often many, people (usually family and friends) to get someone to seek professional help with an addiction or some kind of traumatic event or crisis.
IQ Test and EQ Test
IQ Test and EQ Test are used to score one's intelligence and emotional intelligence, respectively. These tests describe an ability, capacity, or skill to perceive, assess, and manage problem solving and emotions.
Trauma is an intense physical, emotional or psychological injury, usually resulting from an extremely stressful or life-threatening situation. Traumas can take only seconds to unfold but may take years to recover from.
Panic attacks are very sudden periods of intense anxiety, mounting physiological arousal, fear, stomach problems and discomfort that are associated with a variety of somatic and cognitive symptoms.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no real danger. There are many specific phobias. Acrophobia is a fear of heights. Agoraphobia is a fear of public places, and claustrophobia is a fear of closed-in places.
Positive Psychology is the study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Positive Psychology has three central concerns: positive emotions, positive individual traits, and positive institutions.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat.
Subliminal Messages & Subliminal Learning
Subliminal learning is a learning technique complimentary to subliminal messaging where the subject receives information in such a way that it passes below the normal limits of perception.