Depression

Depression is one of the highest prevalent mental disorders in the world today. Three hundred million people around the world suffer from depression according to the World Health Organization.What Is Depression? Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think ...

Sep 14

Categories: Depression, Mental Health in Asia

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Are You in Love with Love?

 Zeny is in love. She's in love with love since she's 12. She watches one romantic movie or telenovela after another.

Sep 11

Categories: Attachment Issues, Love addiction, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why is empathy so difficult for people to learn?

Empathy allows the angry individual to see the limits of one's control over others and objects (such as computer games) and introduces the concept of cooperation as a viable strategy to improve feelings of control. In other words, the value in empathy is creating an egocentric to worldview shift that is self-reinforcing because the member can ...

Sep 11

Categories: Anger Management

Written By:
Dr Alice Lee, PhD

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Differentiate between anger and rage

Anger can manifest in a healthy and unhealthy way depending on the manner in which a person decides to express. It is a common emotion expressed by an individual in response to a specific provocation based on both cognitive interpretations and previous experiences. On the other hand, rage can be considered to be an action in retaliation for the ...

Sep 11

Categories: Anger Management

Written By:
Dr Alice Lee, PhD

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The positive effects of a good listener - Why we should train and ...

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.’’ - Rachel Naomi Remen.Never in our history do we have the variety or are exposed to as many channels of communication today ...

Aug 28

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems

Written By:
Irena Constantin

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5 Important Things You Must Know About Therapy

Thinking of starting therapy?Taking that first step to focus on your mental health is a brave and wonderful thing. However, it can be scary not knowing what to expect if you have not been through the therapy process.

Aug 2

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

Written By:
Sophia Goh

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The #1 Cause of Loneliness

Rita was one confused teenager. After she got sexually molested in school, she won't talk with her mother or sisters.She said, "My Mom can't handle it. What can my sisters do?" Even with her closest friends, she'd rather not talk about it.Over time, the "secret" took ...

Jul 27

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Relationships & Marriage, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The taboo of violence and the need for parental authority, Part 2

Violence is inherent to human condition. It is born of the frustration of our omnipotence, our vital energy. This violence that we want to restrain and ignore, has a price to be paid. The inevitable circulation of this violence means that if the parents do not take responsibility for it, it comes ...

Jul 7

Categories: Parenting

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Music therapy treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ...

There are so many different options these days specially designed to meet the unique needs of children that have learning difficulties due to their disabilities either physical condition, mental condition, or behaviour. All the various available centres are using different theories and remedies claiming to help children with different needs and ...

Jul 6

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

Written By:
Dr Alice Lee, PhD

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The taboo of violence and the need for parental authority

Violence is inherent to human condition. It is born of the frustration of our omnipotence, our vital energy. This violence that we want to restrain and ignore, has a price to be paid. The inevitable circulation of this violence means that if the parents do not take responsibility for it, it comes ...

Jun 28

Categories: Parenting

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You Can Care But You Can't Carry People

You take care of a loved one. Or, your work involves helping others. The fact that you want to make a difference in other people's lives is noble.But here's plain truth: you won't always be able to help everyone. You can care but you can't carry people. Some resist change. Some are ...

Jun 28

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Emotional Abuse, Family Problems

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why Am I Still Single?

Many people ask themselves, "Why am I still single?" "Am I unloveable?"Often we ask ourselves these questions because we are putting to much pressure on finding "the one." Finding the right partner requires confidence, patience and perseverance. There are certain traits and factors that make you attracted to others, ...

Jun 21

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

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Keeping your child secure during a divorce.

During a divorce, parents might experience intense emotions towards the other estranged parent. Often, unknowingly, one of the parents emotionally harms a child during and after the separation. For your child’s emotional and social well-being, it is essential that your child has a secure attachment to both parents. A secure attachment means ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Attachment Issues, Child ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Grief is a natural process.

Grief is one of the most tragic and beautiful experiences that one can go through. Our heart aches, and we yearn for the one that we lost. We see them in crowds, we remember their scent and dream about them. We might feel confused and mentally slow. We might become angry or distant. Just as a snake sheds his skin to grow, grief can lead us to ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Emotional Intelligence, Grief, Loss, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Understanding Your Child's Behaviour and Emotions

Many parents struggle with what they consider to be bad behavior from their children.  Demands from work and relationships can lead to a sense of feeling overwhelmed.  The last thing an over-stressed parent has patience for is children who misbehave.  The following is a guide to behavioral management to use at home to gain control ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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