4 Ways To Prepare For Your First Therapy Session

24 September 2017
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Seeing a therapist (or even just a new therapist) for the first time can be a bit of a nerve-racking situation. You may be wondering what to expect, how the appointment will go, and whether or not your therapist will be suited for your needs. Whether you're seeking therapy for women or general counseling, the struggles can be the same. To help you prepare and take some of the stress out of the weeks leading up to your appointment, though, there are some steps you can take. Read More 

Will You Be Required To Have A Psychological Evaluation For Disability?

6 August 2017
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When you apply for Social Security disability based on a mental health disorder, you might be required to undergo a psychological evaluation as part of the approval process. The evaluation could make the difference between your application being approved or denied. If you have an evaluation scheduled, here is what you need to know. What Type of Tests Are Used During the Evaluation? During the evaluation, there are several types of tests that could be administered. Read More 

How To Help An Anxious Child

3 July 2017
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Anxiety disorders affect adults and children alike. In children, it can be a little more difficult to see and watch your child suffer, not exactly knowing what to do. A child psychologist will help your child learn to deal with their anxiety and the psychologist can also teach you ways to help your child cope at home as well. See below for some helpful things you can say to your child to help with their anxiety. Read More 

Substance Abuse Myths Patients Often Believe

4 June 2017
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Substance abuse problems can be some of the most destructive issues that a person can develop. When a person is suffering from this type of problem, they may engage in behavior that jeopardizes their career and relationships. Sadly, taking the initiative to seek treatment can often be delayed due to individuals failing to have accurate information about this type of condition. Myth: Stopping An Addiction Is Simply A Matter Of Willpower Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know About Fighting Addictions

5 May 2017
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Addictions are real and can entirely change the course of your life. They can start when you are just a young child and can continue into adulthood and elderly years. There are many people who battle substance abuse, drug addiction, and even behavioral addictions all the way to the grave, while there are others who find relief and healing. You might be wondering what the difference is. Although every person is different and unique, here are some common things among those who find healing. Read More