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Mental Health
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.
Abuse and Recovery
Abuse and Recovery involve countering and overcoming physical and mental harm of any degree or severity.
Addiction and Recovery
Addiction is a condition of being habitually or compulsively occupied with or involved in something. Recovery helps you restore yourself to a better state or condition.
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.
Anger Management
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.
Anxiety is distress or uneasiness, often overwhelming, of the mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune. There are numerous therapeutic and psychological ways to ease anxiety and panic.
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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.
Behavior Modification
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
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
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.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), occupational burnout is a syndrome resulting from chronic work-related stress, with symptoms characterized by "feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one's job; and reduced professional efficacy.
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Codependency is a condition in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with an abusive addiction (such as to a narcotic substance or alcohol).
Conflict Resolution
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.
Death and Dying
Life's inevitable end brings profound emotions and questions to bear for many - from those dealing with the death of a loved one to those contemplating their own mortality.
Depression is the condition of feeling sad or despondent, but can more specifically refers to a mental illness when it has reached a severity and duration to warrant a diagnosis.
Dream Information
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.
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders are potentially life-threatening neurotic conditions characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits that involve insufficient or excessive food intake.
Energy Psychology
Energy Psychology addresses the relationship of energy systems to emotion, cognition, behavior and health.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an information processing psychotherapy that was developed to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing and unresolved life experiences.
Gratitude is the outward manifestation of feelings of thankfulness and appreciation.
Grief and Loss
The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult emotional experiences a person can undergo. The process of Grief helps us honor the dead while moving forward with our own lives.
Hypnosis is a trancelike state resembling sleep that heightens the subject's receptivity to suggestion used in medicine and psychology to recover memories and/or modify habits.
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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.
Joy is the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires.
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Memory Training and Memory Improvement
Memory Training involves the techniques and tools used to help enhance and retain information to one's memory.
Mind Control
Mind Control is the theories and/or techniques designed to subvert an individual's control of their own thinking, behavior, emotions, or decisions.
Overcoming Fear
Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger.
Overcoming Trauma
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
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.
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Positive Psychology
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.
Psychology is the branch of science that studies the soul, the mind, and the relationship of life and mind to the functions of the body.
Puzzles and Brain Teasers
Puzzles are mental problems, scenarios, and situations used to enrich creativity and problem solving in an enjoyable manner.
Sports Psychology
Sport psychology is the scientific study of people and their behaviors in sport contexts and the practical application of that knowledge.
Stress Management
Stress Management involves the skills, methods, and techniques involving in managing and reducing stress either a day-to-day basis or on a long term scale.
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.
Therapy and Counseling
Therapy and Counseling allow for the treatment, discussion, and consulting of anything from physical to mental to emotional problems.