How Can I Express How I Really Feel?

Sometimes we might have a difficult time expressing how we feel because we are afraid of how others will react or what they might think of us. We might have a hard time expressing how we feel because we are not sure what it is we are feeling. Emotions can be complex. Part of it might be because we tell ourselves that how we feel doesn't ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Am I sad or depressed?

Sadness is an emotion that slows us down and teaches us that we made a mistake, or that something or someone hurt us.  Usually, when we are sad, we are still able to get out of bed and maintain our daily routines.  Depression is a deeper emotion that often feels like darkness or heaviness.  We find ourselves unable to go about our ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Finding your confidence after abuse

If you have been abused as a child or as an adult, you might feel worthless.  If as a child you underwent neglect, rejection or abuse from your parents, confidence might be harder to find.  A child who has experienced verbal abuse and neglect will begin to believe that they are worthless and horrible.  The damage from abuse might ...

Jun 21

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, Mental ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Perception is Everything

Everyone views the world through the lens of their own reality.  In a sense, we all live in a different universe.  Though we may be experiencing the same events, the way we interpret the event may be different.  When we are depressed, anxious or grieving, we have a tendency to forget that things will get better.  When all you ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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After 18 Years, I'm Back

My dad was killed while on duty as a highway patrol officer near Lamphun when I was 8 years old. My parents were divorced long before that and I was mostly raised by my grandparents in Phichit. The police ruled my father's death a suicide but I can remember cigarette burn marks on his body at ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

Written By:
Amy Pattarapan Pothong

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Finding ways to overcome cultural differences

Dear Dr. Park, I'm single and have been living with a Korean man for the last 5 years. He has a wife and children in Korea. His marriage was arranged by the man’s family, which means it is a family issue and he cannot divorce of his own free will. He doesn't love his wife, but he can’t part from her because Korean society ...

Feb 3

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adoption / Reunion Issues, ...

Written By:
Dr.Park, Jinseng

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Exercise and mental health: What you need to to know.

There are proven ways to manage common mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety. This includes psychotherapy or counseling, which allows a person to work through their challenges that they are facing, and to develop the skills in order to manage ...

Oct 28

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Happiness, Mental Health in Asia

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Impact of Terrorism on psychological well begin and Mental Health in ...

Objective: To find out the impact of terrorism on mental health and behavioral patterns like Jealusy,Agression and hate of men and women in Pakistan and Indian people due to terroism.Place and Duration of Study: It was conducted in Karachi and Mumbai (Pakistan and India) over a period of five ...

Nov 14

Categories: Anxiety, Dissociation, Health Psychology, Mental Health in Asia, ...

Written By:
Dr. Hayat Ali Yousefzai

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Is mental health care too expensive?

Have you ever asked yourself why you wanted to become a clinical psychologist, or a therapist, or a mental health care worker? Is it the reward of being the saviours of those tormented minds that ...

Aug 17

Categories: Mental Health Professions

Written By:
Melody Sit

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The Business Case for Supporting Employee Mental Health

 Ask Pinoys for their understanding of mental health and for sure phrases like “sira ulo” (broken head), “baliw” (crazy), and “kulang sa turnilyo” (missing a few screws) will come up. And yes, even the well-traveled, well-educated Filipino will equate ...

Dec 28

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Workplace Issues

Written By:
Kay Vardeleon

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Freud Is An Enemy, Not A Friend

Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis, gave many deep insights on psychology and psychotherapy. Unfortunately, he missed seeing clearly the “wholeness of man” and the very essence of human nature. Many of his theories were “anti-spirit” part and reinforcing a ...

Nov 25

Categories: Adult psychological development, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Counselling for Infidelity and Cheating in a Marriage

Counselling for Cheating or Infidelity in a Marriage Relationships can and do recover from marrital cheating and they can go on to survive and thrive. However the journey to a great marriage after learning about infidelity is a challenging path. There are several stages that married couples must ...

Aug 25

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Pre Marriage Counselling, how it can help you

Couples planning to get married, newlyweds or honeymoon couples can benefit from relationship skills that will ensure a successful marriage. A strong marriage requires good relationship and communications skills. It also requires couples to have skills to manage inevitable conflict issues smoothly ...

Aug 25

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Mental Health ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Demystifying the process of change in Counselling- How you get better

Counselling seems to be a pretty mysterious process for most people.  Unless things are REALLY bad, most people don’t think about counselling or think it’s too expensive or are just not sure how it works. Usually counselling is a last resort rather than a first stop for getting ...

Aug 25

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Who Is A Psychotherapist?

Who is a Psychotherapist? You may be unfamiliar with the term or who he or she is. In fact, lots have misconceptions about it. Two basic words: healer, helper. A psychotherapist is one who helps people heal and resolve their emotional, mental, behavioral, or relational problems that cause ...

Apr 20

Categories: Mental Health Professions

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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