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If you've decided that your spouse has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and you’re trying to get help for the both of you, you’ve taken a step in the right direction. Recognizing that there's a problem with your partner’s behavior and that it needs to be addressed is the first step in finding ... Views: 88
If you are having problems in your marriage, depression may be part of the reason. Recent studies have indicated that depression is associated with the quality of a relationship. Additionally, the quality of a relationship can affect a person’s level of depression.
Not surprisingly, someone ... Views: 95
Sometimes codependents have associations with partners that are not addicts or alcoholics. Just how can this happen? Generally, the codependent is maturing in your house with some type of disorder or addiction. They develop and meet somebody that's not really a medication addict or alcoholic and ... Views: 49
Almost all relationships experience a certain level of difficulties. However, when one of the partners has a psychiatric disorder, such as an anxiety disorder, the relationship will have new challenges, and their previous problems can be worsened.
Each has shown that people suffering from ... Views: 120
You'll find four stages that couples in couples therapy impacted by alcoholism undergo consuming, transition, early recovery and ongoing recovery.
The stages originate from the responsibilities of vary from happens together with the size of abstinence. Reaching the transition stage involves ... Views: 58
Anger Management Counseling Toronto
in Only 3-6 Sessions
Learn the tips and techniques to remove anger permanently when it’s not helpful.
Better than classes and courses, Giovanni Maccarrone helps you get to the route ... Views: 60
New FasterEFT Online Video Training Course
Online Video Training Course
Robert Smith the founder of FasterEFT has set up an online video training Course.
This is especially for those of you that aren’t able to attend live seminars because of distance, cost or ... Views: 74
Hope when life feels hopeless. Experiencing suicidal thoughts, fear, or a way out of your pain? Feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, or depression? People think you’re suicidal just to get attention while you’re actually looking ... Views: 94
Successful counselling for people feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or distressed. No more chronic stress, feelings of hopelessness, or fatigue. Overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Deal with ... Views: 80
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
The narcissist’s False Self is grandiose. The narcissist seeks to maintain his inflated fantasy of himself. He denies, slices and splits off, and “evacuates” or projects onto others emotions, cognitions (thoughts), traits, ... Views: 86
When someone’s life is not going as they would like it to go, there are a number of things that they can do. And while some of these things will allow them to move forward, there are going to be others that won’t.
One could be drawn to things that will allow them to take their ... Views: 53
What are the Symptoms and Signs of Depression?
A List of Common Antidepressant Medication and Drugs
What is Depression? – Depression Definition
Depressing Thoughts Examples
Depression Treatment ... Views: 53
Medical marijuana is growing in popularity so much that the states where the use is legalized have seen a decline in pain medication prescriptions. Researchers found that in cases where medical marijuana can address a particular ailment, medications that do the same are less prescribed.
On ... Views: 64
I find that most couples do not have a vision of their future in place. They do not know where they are going in life. They deal with things as they come up, live pay-check-to-pay-check or floating their lives on credit cards, putting out fires, and mechanically going through their days. They ... Views: 85
Most couples can revitalize their relationship after they’ve lost desire for each other and/or after being in their non-sexual relationship (10 sexual encounters a year (less than one per month) for a while, even for decades! This is good news! These dissatisfied couples loose hope of ever ... Views: 94
The bottom line of the romantic relationship is feeling connected, loved and acknowledged. This is what we strive for in our relationship. This is of course not the only thing we want out of our relationship, but it sure is one of the top ones! This explains the need to partner up in life. We ... Views: 87
I have noticed that when we have the foot to the pedal, we are moving so fast that we actually miss the beautiful scenery around us. We go about life trying to get things accomplished to such an extent that we burn ourselves out and end up actually accomplishing less… So, what’s the ... Views: 65
Ever since the 1950’s when Albert Ellis, Ph.D., my teacher and mentor, developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy/Coaching, the mental health field has not been the same. Instead of spending months and years gazing inward and backward with no real behavior change, folks experiencing emotional ... Views: 97
We all have times when we feel a bit down, lost or confused due to things like work pressure, relationship strains or money problems. Sometimes we can work through these on our own but sometimes we get overwhelmed and don’t know where to turn.
Prolonged periods of stress, anxiety, anger or ... Views: 104
When one wants to work with a therapist, they can have a number of different questions, and one thing they can want to know is how long it will last. This could come down to the fact that they want to move on with their life, or it could be a sign that they just want to feel better.
... Views: 90
When it comes to what music people like, there are styles that are more popular than others. And within each style, there are musicians that plenty of people know about and musicians that very few many people know about.
In the same way, certain approaches are more popular than others when ... Views: 107
Clients come to my office for a number of reasons. For example, when they’re feeling depressed, when they’re feeling anxious, and when they are experiencing conflict in their relationships, but also when they’ve become bored with their lives.
For these people, meaning and engagement in life ... Views: 105
When one is suffering from mental and emotional problems and/or has relationship problems, they can end up looking for a therapist to assist them. This could be because they have taken this approach in the past, or it may be due to other reasons.
If it relates to other reasons, it could be a ... Views: 100
The new findings were published in Nature and they reveal that positive memory is linked with a boost in mood.
The research was conducted on male mice. When the male mice were with female mice neurons were activated in their brain because they were enjoying themselves. For 10 days after the ... Views: 82
Over the past few years I’ve become accustomed to utilizing and recommending applications to help clients get through tough times. While applications are not a replacement for my services, they can help when clients need some "on the spot" aid or reinforcement. ... Views: 121
Talk therapy has been found to be an effective form of treatment for mental health as well as treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia. A recent study revealed that over two million people in America have a diagnosis of schizophrenia and primary treatment involves the use of medications. ... Views: 106
One morning in the fall of 2003, I walked into the kitchen and
remarked to my mother, “You know what? I’m not seeking anymore.”
A peace-infused clarity had moved from the background to the
foreground of my awareness. Suddenly, feeling peaceful seemed quite
normal. Other than my memories ... Views: 130
You can make significant strides in overcoming codependency by developing new attitudes, skills, and behavior. But deeper recovery may involve healing trauma, usually that began in childhood. Trauma can be emotional, physical, or environmental, and can range from experiencing a fire to emotional ... Views: 240
What's possible with neurofeedback for anxiety?
Imagine you're driving through the countryside on a beautiful day, but your car isn't working. The gears keep getting stuck, and the gas pedal is jammed down.
It's pretty scary. When you can't shift gears, you can't respond well to the bumps ... Views: 281
If you are a parent, you will concur that dealing with teens is a Herculean task. There are always behavioral issues to contend with but research now shows that some of these could be down to mental health disorders. A report in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) ... Views: 289
Multiple sclerosis patients can improve brain connections using video game therapy. The researchers suggest video game therapy can help strengthen neural connections. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system. Patients may experience brain fog, muscle weakness, ... Views: 231
This is a scam that was attempted on me. Of course, I did not fall for it. I contacted my web person, who told me it was a well-known scam, explained to me how it is done, and informed me how I can report it to the authorities, in order to help other therapists that may be targeted by this ... Views: 286
For many women, their female friendships have been a source of comfort, support, laughter, and joy.
For others, they have been mired in betrayal, mean-spiritedness, and competition.
But for most of us, they’ve been a combination of these two extremes, and typically, even before we reach ... Views: 190
Growing pains are just that… painful. I’m not talking about physical growth spurts when you were younger and your body ached for days. No… I’m talking about growing pains that stem from personal growth. These growing pains manifest when you make changes in your life and feel emotional discomfort ... Views: 246
Stress can help…to a point
Stress management tools are part of your early warning system.
Feelings of tension alert you to things you need to take care of, so you can move on to more important things, like getting your work done and having fun with your kids.
When your early warning ... Views: 246
are some more tips our
psychics provided in managing
Indulge in some stress-eating.
It turns out, not all stress-eating — turning to food to calm your nerves when
you’re feeling tense and tired — is bad. But going for empty calories like
candy, chips or ice cream ... Views: 247
Last week, I had the great honor to talk on the tele-seminar “Abundance Reigns” where my topic was about our hungers and desires and how they relate to creating a more fulfilling life. This was a very fun talk and very interesting to prepare because the more I prepared the presentation, the more ... Views: 343
“Five hundred twenty-five thousand
Six hundred minutes
How do you measure-measure a year”
–Seasons of Love from Rent
As 2015 comes to a close I am hearing more and more about peoples Resolutions to lose weight, make more money, exercise more, eat healthier, etc. Although goals are very ... Views: 382
Just the other day, I was involved in a situation that reminded me of the amount of courage it takes to give selflessly.
I was acutely aware that few of us know the kind of love that’s willing to offer this sort of giving, particularly if it means experiencing personal suffering in the ... Views: 325
A personal injury is an incident that can cause major devastation in a person’s life. It’s an incident that is so much more than an unfortunate occurrence. Most people who experience personal injury have to get multilayered assistance to get their lives back on track. They need emotional, ... Views: 216
As a holistic life coach and spiritual counselor for both individuals and couples, as well as an avid student of my own personal growth for many, many years- I have come to the conclusion that one of the most important things we can do to increase satisfaction in our relationships with ourselves ... Views: 308
When does playing video games, visiting Facebook, checking email or watching TV cross the line from stress buster to bad habit? How many working hours define a “workaholic”? Is an occasional glass of wine a bad habit? Where do you draw the line before activities involving electronics, hobbies, ... Views: 326
Sometimes I see the saddest thing.
I speak to hundreds of women in the work I do….women who run businesses; women who are employed in business; women who have spent the last decades raising children; women who are happily married; women who are still searching for the love they deserve.
I ... Views: 220
This is the second in a series of articles looking at how our feelings affect our lives and bodies. It is powerful knowledge that can help eliminate pain in all areas of your life. If you are struggling with something, send me an email or call.
Healing happens when you forgive
This is a ... Views: 310
I read an interesting few lines in an article by William E. Krill, Jr. L.P.C. The article is entitled, The Child Victim of a Narcissistic Personality Disordered Parent. Although he is writing about the experience of children and the non NPD parent, he also writes about counselors working with ... Views: 260
Imagine it is your 18th birthday.
A well-dressed stranger comes to your home. He has news for you. He tells you that you have inherited $550 million dollars payable upon your 18th birthday.
Hey! That is today.
You jump up and down. Cry, get excited. Dance. Think of everything ... Views: 421
No one likes to be criticized, fairly or not. It’s always difficult to deal with, and it can hurt. Because I’m a writer of books and columns, and because I’ve lectured, appeared on radio and TV, I am sometimes recognized in public. I’m glad I’m not more ... Views: 347
How to Throw a Successful Pity Party and Then Start Thriving Again
I have discussed this thought in previous articles, but this time I will state it in the form of an affirmation: "There is a reason of greater good for everything that happens."
Acknowledging that there is a greater good ... Views: 275
Narcissism is an instinctive trait of self-love that everyone possesses to some degree. In infancy we all possess traits of narcissism that are appropriate for that level of development such as self-absorption, omnipotence and grandiosity. However, these same characteristic are seen as ... Views: 397
Prevalence of Mental Illness
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.7 million, or 18.6%—experiences mental illness in a given year.
Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—13.6 million, or 4.1%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or ... Views: 169