Young and Stressed Out in Hong Kong: Help Your Child Manage Stress ...

Hong Kong, like most international cities, is highly competitive and extremely fast paced. No one seems to know this better that parents. Our children are educated and socialized in an environment in which friends and classmates are highly focused on academic and social success. This environment is a breeding ground for high levels of ...

Jul 6

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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A Father’s Story

 It’s Father’s Day yesterday. And countless fathers, like me, out there were in my thoughts.

Jun 17

Categories: Attachment Issues, Parenting, Self-Care / Self Compassion

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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From Old Wounds You’re Not Healing

 At 3 a.m., in a city bar, Lorena was drunk and starving for attention. It's hot, drippy, delicious, and she couldn't get enough of it from her flirting.

May 10

Categories: Addictions, Codependency / Dependency, Love addiction

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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7 Visible Signs Showing That You Need Relationship Counseling

Most of the couples are not aware of the situation that is arising between them. This ignorance makes things even worse. Therefore, it is essential to identify what is wrong. There are numerous signs that can lead you to believe that your relationship isn’t the same anymore.In case, you feel a sudden change in the behavior of your spouse, ...

Mar 31

Categories: Health Psychology

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One Psychotherapy Moment Stands Out

 One moment in psychotherapy stands out for me: when tears fall from the eyes of a wounded patient.

Mar 30

Categories: Addictions, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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How Anxiety Affects The Brain: What You Need To Know

According to the National Institute of Mental Health or NIMH statistical data, 5.7% of adults in the United States have experienced generalized anxiety disorder at some point. Anxiety refers to an intrinsic fear or apprehension which is usually of unknown ...

Mar 22

Categories: Social Anxiety / Phobia

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How To Deal With Feeling Unwanted And Unloved

Have you ever experienced abandonment in your life? Before you come to know how deep the wounds of being “second best” or “not worthy” runs inside you. Are you aware of how feeling unwanted has changed the person who you are and the way you interact with others? We are ...

Mar 19

Categories: Depression, Marital Counseling, Positive Psychology, Relationships ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Addiction

Mar 19

Categories: Addictions, Mental Health in Asia, Mental Health Professions

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Why Depression Is Becoming Such A Concern In This Day and Age

Depression is a severe psychological or psychiatric problem that arises due to multiple factors, and every case varies from one person to another. It is becoming a growing concern in this modern era, most especially among Millennials and the Generation Z people. Mild or chronic depression requires professional help.

Mar 8

Categories: Depression

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How Psychological Counselling Can Help Improve Quality Of Life

Psychological counselling has tons of benefits if you’re experiencing emotional turmoil, anxiety, depression, or negative behaviors. These problems often arise due to relationship issues, financial crisis, career-related problems, bullying, and many other reasons.

Mar 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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4 Signs That You Need Marriage Counseling

Get married, settle down, have children, and live the rest of your life with the partner that you truly love – this may seem Hollywood-esque, but in reality, a marital relationship has to go through bumps and bruises of life. To help in dealing with these problems, couples can seek marriage counseling.

Mar 8

Categories: Marital Counseling

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Why Counselling Is So Important For People With Trauma

Experiencing a traumatic event can take its toll not only on your physical well-being but on your mental state as well. Trauma is an emotional response that occurs after witnessing or going through overwhelming situations, such as a natural disaster, accidents, or war. Counselling is a useful tool to help patients heal and overcome the hurdles ...

Mar 8

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Could You Be Imagining Your Illness?

 A psychologist reveals a striking fact in modern medicine. He tells us that modern medicine estimates  a very high 70 to 90% of all the sicknesses doctors treat are psychosomatic rather than physiological in origin.

Feb 16

Categories: Chronic Pain, Coping with Medical Problems, Pain management

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Can mindset, cold and breathing really heal us?

I still hear the admonitions as if it were yesterday. “Wear a hat, it’s cold and you’ll get sick” “Cover yourself or you’ll catch a fever, it’s cold outside” There are more, but I think you get the picture.Fast forward to 3+ years ago and I stumble on ...

Jan 31

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

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Defeating Negative Emotions

Ordinarily, people get upset when faced with unpleasant or disturbing situations. It’s a common source for bad choices and moods in the game of life. I remember playing as a varsity chess player representing my university in national competitions. There were times when I’d sink ...

Jan 29

Categories: Anger Management, Communication Disorders Problems, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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