August 2022

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How to Recognize If You’re Suffering from Depression?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlG05tLYVsE Depression is a mental health disorder that causes negative feelings of sadness, worthlessness, and hopelessness that can last for weeks or months. Depression can make it difficult to do everyday activities like going to work or school, eating, sleeping, or socialising. While everyone experiences sadness and grief at some point in their lives, depression …

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What Is Play Therapy For Children And Will It Help My Child?

The Montgomery Counseling Group in Charlotte, NC  offers Play Therapy as an effective means to assist children in dealing with emotional challenges that won’t respond to the “talk-based” psychotherapy designed for adults.  Through play, children discover the world around them and their feelings about it. Play is also how children communicate their often complex feelings. …

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Why Did I Feel Fine Yesterday? The Causes of Depression

With 322 million people suffering with depression worldwide, it’s not surprising to learn that in America, depression is among the most common mental disorders. The cause of depression is often simplified as a chemical imbalance in the brain, but the reality is that the disease is far more complicated. Scientific research has yet to completely …

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What is EMDR?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, or EMDR, is a set of standardized protocols that incorporate elements from many different treatment approaches. It has been researched extensively and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. What Issues Can EMDR Treat? EMDR is used to treat a variety of mental health issues including: – Panic attacks …

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Does It Really Work? – The Science Behind Hypnosis

You’re getting sleepy… very sleepy… …and when you wake up you will cluck like a chicken. This is what many people think of when they think of hypnosis. But hypnosis is much more than a funny party trick. Hypnotherapy has been used for centuries. In fact, in ancient times priests and shamans used altered stated …

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