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The Importance Of Community

The Importance Of Community

No one should be alone all the time. Humans are not meant to live this way. Making connections as part of a community is essential for mental well-being. Humans are social beings whose need for belonging is deeply entrenched in their DNA. It is the reason humans have been creating communities since time immemorial.


Why You Would Benefit from Seeing a Trauma-Informed Therapist

Why You Would Benefit from Seeing a Trauma-Informed Therapist

There are lots of different types of therapy available, meaning that there is almost certainly a technique to support everyone, regardless of what they are facing. One of the most common types of therapy is trauma therapy. 


Should I See a Therapist for Past Trauma?

Should I See a Therapist for Past Trauma?

It is possible to find the correct therapy to help you deal and cope with the negative effects of traumatic events in your life. Some traumatic experiences like community violence, neglect, natural disasters, abuse, and losing a loved one can significantly affect your mental health. Coping with the effects of trauma you have experienced in your past can help you manage daily life more effectively. It can help you address issues that might be affecting your work and family life.


Is Telehealth As Effective As In-person Visits?

Is Telehealth As Effective As In-person Visits?

Did you know that over 75% of Americans use smartphones to access telehealth services? Telehealth employs several technologies to access and manage healthcare services and health education. You have access to these technologies, as does your doctor. For a doctor, telehealth is easier to improve and support the health of their patients from their office.


Top Reasons to Start Couples Counseling

Top Reasons to Start Couples Counseling

One of the main reasons couples seek counseling is to have an intimate relationship. Couples counseling is not only about helping relationships in crisis. There are many reasons why people in a relationship should pursue it. Here are the top reasons to start couple counseling.


Benefits of Participating in a Support Group

Benefits of Participating in a Support Group

Support groups allow people who have gone through similar experiences to interact. Taking part in one dealing with an issue you are going through can help you navigate life and feel heard. A support group is a meeting where people interact physically or online. Doing so helps members share experiences, information, problems, and solutions. 


Does Mental Health Get Worse in the Winter?

Does Mental Health Get Worse in the Winter?

Winter is all about snow, blustery winds, and plunging temperatures. During winter, most people spend their time indoors, away from their normal activities. This “hibernation” can increase the risk of depression. With everything going on with the weather, it is easy to overlook what goes on in the mind.


Is Telehealth Therapy As Effective?

Is Telehealth Therapy As Effective?

Telehealth describes the practice of “visiting” a doctor or healthcare professional via the phone or through videoconferencing. Telehealth has been around for years, but most people are just finding out about it. 


How Spending Time in Nature Can Relieve Stress & Anxiety

How Spending Time in Nature Can Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Life can be incredibly stressful, particularly when in addition to the usual pressures of work, family, money, and more, we’re also living through a global pandemic. Stress is much more than just a drain on your mental health though. It can also have very real physical effects, from causing high blood pressure and headaches to preventing you from sleeping and lowering your natural immunity.


What is the Success Rate of Couples Therapy?

What is the Success Rate of Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy, also known as marriage therapy or relationship counseling, is a form of psychotherapy that is recommended for couples in crisis who are unable to resolve their issues on their own. During couples therapy, both partners talk in confidence to a therapist to explore the issues that are affecting their relationship. They learn how they can understand one another’s needs, communicate better, and forge new bonds to overcome their problems.


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