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Recognizing Postpartum depression signs and symptoms

Postpartum depression can strike any woman, any time after birth. Understand the symptoms and signs of postpartum depression or "Baby blues"

Recognizing Postpartum Psychosis

Postpartum psychosis: a serious post pregnancy mental illness with warning signs you should know.

The Emerging Popularity of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is currently receiving a significant degree of attention as the treatment of choice for individuals needing assistance with a variety of psychological disorders. It is a structured, pragmatic approach to dealing with problems and is appealing to those seeking therapeutic treatment.

The Significance of Somatic Symptoms

Behind the physical pain lies a wilderness of feelings consisting of fear, sadness, grief and loss, traumatic events, hurt and disappointment, anger, and the need to try to control life circumstances. Healing begins when these emotions are expressed and addressed.

Leaving The Illusions Of Childhood Behind

As children, we think that we have the magical powers to change all that is wrong with the world. We need to believe that we can control our destiny in order to emotionally survive.

Cognitive Therapy And Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is a troublesome disorder characterized by an obsession with weight and food. With a target group consisting primarily of adolescent girls (80-90%), the anorexic will crave food, but will refuse to eat or retain it because of an overwhelming fear of weight gain.

Finding the Right Therapist for You

When people are overwhelmed with life’s problems, seeking the assistance of a quality counselor can be a challenging task. People have the right to expect a high level of professional expertise when it comes to selecting a therapist. There are a variety of considerations to ponder when shopping for a “good fit” within the counseling community. Here some issues to consider.

The Plight of the Phobic Flyer

With summer fast approaching, now is the time when many of us plan and carry out our vacation plans. We get on the internet, or call the airlines or travel agent, and book our flights. Apart from the inconvenience and stress of the airport security process, most of us manage to cope with airline travel routine without a great deal of anxiety.