Staying With Intensity - What Hot Yoga and Therapy Have In Common

It’s Friday morning and I’m probably 30 minutes into my 1 hour Hot Hour Bikram Yoga class, which in the 15 years that I’ve been practicing on a weekly basis could be the 3648 time I’ve done this – and yet as I feel the heat emanating off my mat, feeling into my warrior ...

Dec 10

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness, Stress Management

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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Forgiveness and Trust

Forgiveness and trust are two totally different things. Neither one is dependent on the other.Forgiveness of debt is helpful as a therapeutic tool. It's been effectively used for treating a variety of clinical disorders. These include specific conditions such as mood disorders, impulse control ...

Nov 18

Categories: Emotional Abuse, Forgiveness, Trust Issues

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why you should get a Diagnosis if you suspect you may have ADHD

In my years of practice, many adults who suspect they have ADHD only seek assessment and treatment after years of struggling with the problems caused by the condition. Many come for treatment when they are in their late 30s and early 40s.  There are also others who were diagnosed decades ago ...

Nov 6

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Written By:
Brian Scott

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The Psychological Crisis of Middle Age

As people reach middle years, there appears to be a developmental or psychological crisis common to all men and women. Psychologist Dr. Eric Erikson defines middle adulthood as between 40 and 65. These are the years when people are faced more closely with the inevitable aspect of the aging ...

Oct 26

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

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why Inspiration Matters

In ” Why Inspiration Matters” ( Psychology Today, 2011) , Scott Kaufman discusses the power of inspiration as a real driving force towards helping us ...

Oct 24

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Positive Psychology, Workplace Issues

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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The Power of Self-Compassion

Self- compassion is always an interesting and well deliberated topic in my therapy room- and it comes up ,with most clients, at least once across the sessions that I see them for. Central to the Buddhist tradition of non-duality, its often embodied in the form of a lotus flower ; a reminder of the ...

Oct 16

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Positive Psychology, Self-Care / Self ...

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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How To Love Yourself

"We cannot give what we do not have."  That's what author Walter Trobish asserts in his book "Love Yourself." It also echoes Jesus' words in Scripture about receiving and giving. We can only possess and give to others what is real inside of us.In psychological ...

Oct 13

Categories: Personality problems, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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5 Tips for Parents with Exam Anxious Children

5 Tips for Parents with Exam Anxious Children: Exam's around the corner. I received some enquiries about exam related therapy sessions for children with high anxiety level. When the pressure mounts, grades suffer as well. Here are some tips for parent to work with your child.1. Reflect: Check your words and actions

Sep 22

Categories: Academic Issues, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Learning Difficulties

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Loneliness: What You Need

Several months ago, a British man came to see me with his Filipina wife. There I felt the heaviest weights their hearts can endure. After being shown indisputable evidences of her affair with a younger man, the wife hurriedly walked out. Tears flowing from his eyes as a flooding river in the night, ...

Sep 16

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Infidelity

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Understanding Low Self-Esteem and how you can improve it

Pia Mellody, one of the founders of the co-dependency movement, cites problems with self-esteem as being one of the five primary symptoms of co-dependency (Mellody, Pia, 1989).  In an amazing example of prescience, Pia did not propose that every person who is co-dependent suffers from low ...

Sep 9

Categories: Codependency / Dependency, Positive Psychology, Self-Esteem

Written By:
Brian Scott

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Art Therapy Through Chess

Yesterday, during a break in my hospital group session, I was interviewed by television network GMA 7 State of the Nation of Jessica Soho on the subject of "Art Therapy." I commented to the reporter that art (i.e. drawing, writing, sculpture, dance, music, singing etc.) is an expressive ...

Aug 31

Categories: Adult psychological development, Aggression & Violence, Art ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Are you playing the BLAME-GAME to fix your unsatisfying sex life?

Everyone wants an amazing sex life. Many couples start out their relationship with a satisfying sex life. However, if the couple continues to stay together and increase the complexity of their relationship via careers, financial obligations, children, aging parents and their own personal health ...

Aug 23

Categories: Couple Counseling, Family Problems, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

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

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Alienated Parents, Alienated Children

Professionally and personally, my heart goes out to parents and children who have become heartbroken and "alienated" in their relationship. I am grateful to families - both parents and children - who have shared with me their painful experiences in our sessions together. They are just too ...

Aug 19

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Parenting

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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