4 Reasons To Consider Individual Counseling Services


If you've been going through a particularly hard time in life and need some help working through your issues, it may be time to get professional help. While it's always great to have friends and family around to talk through your concerns, they may not always understand your needs. In addition, life can get busy and it may feel difficult to reach out. The good news is there are professional counselors and therapists who are willing and able to help you.

17 October 2018

Ways to Help a Child Who Shows Signs of ADHD


For a parent, there can be plenty of warning signs that your child is dealing with attention deficit disorder. The child may seem to be all over the place, moving from one activity to another and getting easily distracted, for example. While plenty of children have ADHD-like symptoms to some degree, just because they're full of energy and curiosity, it's often obvious when a child's ADHD symptoms are an issue.

25 May 2018

Is Your Child Lying A Lot? Consider A Visit With A Psychologist


Most parents understand that children can stretch the truth and even lie on occasion, and will likely use some form of discipline in an attempt to curb this behavior. However, you may notice that your child is lying frequently — to you, to his or her teacher, and even to friends — and this will likely be a cause for concern. Instead of trying to increase the disciplinary measures, consider getting help from a psychologist who focuses his or her practice on children.

8 March 2018

How a Relapse Prevention Program Helps with Maintaining Sobriety


It is common for a drug addict to quit a number of times before staying clean long term. Some people have gone through rehab several times or tried to quit on their own, but still started back abusing drugs. For these reasons, relapse is a major concern for many patients entering rehab. Read on to find out how a relapse prevention program helps with maintaining long-term sobriety. Provides You With a Plan

11 January 2018

On The Verge Of Addiction: Success Can Facilitate, Rather Than Discourage Drug Abuse — Are You At Risk?


While success means many different things to many different people, for most, success is being able to afford to live the lifestyle they choose. Whether it's a huge house, fast car, and Hollywood wardrobe or being labeled "the best" in their field, people strive to land on top of their game. However, when success is achieved, too many people fall victim to casual habits or somehow fail at resolving the old demons that have haunted them their entire lives, sometimes with tragic consequences.

16 November 2017

Feeling Down? Discover Ways To Start Improving Your Mental Health


Taking proper care of your mental health is important. If you've recently felt depressed, frustrated, and genuinely unhappy with the way things are going in your life, it's necessary for you to seek help. It's unhealthy to continue to feel this way. If you don't attempt to get help, you may only end up feeling worse. Start Adult Counseling Sessions How many people can you truly talk to in your everyday life?

22 September 2017

3 Changes You Can Make to Help Your Child Cope with Separation Anxiety


In a clinical form, pediatric separation anxiety can completely disrupt a parent's ability to get out of their child's sight. To some degree, most children do experience mild forms of anxiety when they are separated from their primary caregiver. However, these moments of distress in a normal situation tend to be brief and easily overcome–and are oftentimes associated with a certain age or maturity level. But for a child who truly suffers with separation anxiety, symptoms of distress can be ongoing and extremely hard for parents to deal with.

3 August 2017

Tips For Raising A Child With Autism


When your child is diagnosed with autism, it can drastically change your life. Life with a child on the autism spectrum can be full of joy, but it can also have many difficulties. If your child was just diagnosed with autism, use the following tips: Make Time for Yourself As a parent, it is natural to use a majority of your time and resources to care for your child. But when you have a child on the spectrum, especially one with severe autism, it is easy to get burned out and frustrated.

2 July 2017

Tips For Keeping The Fact That You're Seeing A Therapist Private


If you need to see a therapist, or psychotherapist, because you are having a hard time coping with your life and need additional skills to make this coping easier or if you need to work through something that is causing you mental stress, you likely appreciate all of the help that the therapist can provide. However, you might be keenly aware that there is a stigma against getting help for mental health issues.

27 May 2017

Five Mistakes To Be Aware Of When You're Disciplining Your Child


Disciplining your child is probably the most difficult but also the most important part of being a parent.  If there's no discipline in the early years of your child's life, he or she may have trouble down the road adjusting to the demands of academic, professional, and personal commitments. It's up to you to teach your child important lessons that will be fundamental to his or her ability to fully participate and succeed in life.

4 May 2017