Automatic pilot

 As an intern in the emergency room, Joey was always on autopilot.  ...

Feb 19

Categories: Anxiety, Stress Management

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Healing from Infidelity

Infidelity is a deepest psychological cut. It’s a leading cause of breakdown, separation, and divorce in marriages or romantic relationships.Betrayal in intimate relationships can be so devastating that it can lead to suicide, homicide, and other crimes of passion.In my years of practice as a ...

Feb 18

Categories: Couple Counseling, Infidelity, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The many faces of PTSD

Johnathon was a high functioning hedge fund manager.  He was successful and seemed to be doing well in his life except for in his relationships.  As a child, his father would hit him, and he could never predict when the violence ...

Feb 17

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety, Complex PTSD, Depression, Post Traumatic ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Counselling Corner's Mini Survey in Yangon, Myanmar

During the recent LGTB event in ThaKhin Mya park, Counselling Corner organised a range of activities that all focused on self-expression, peace of mind and mental health awareness. People from all ages and gender were encouraged to make drawings to express their feelings; an activity that was very popular as over 1000 drawings were made during the ...

Feb 3

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Mental Health Professions, Prejudice / ...

Written By:
Aung Min Thein

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Facing A Crisis

As I write this, the world is facing a growing health crisis.The so-called “2019 novel corona virus,” traced to originate from Wuhan, China, is fast spreading to different countries, such as the USA, Canada, Korea, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Philippines, among others.Recent news tells ...

Jan 31

Categories: Coping with Medical Problems, Fear, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Resentment is killing my relationship

Ken felt like he did everything in his relationship.  He works long hours to provide enough money to support his family.  When he comes home from work, his wife, Sherie, is out with her friends, at the gym or otherwise doing her own thing.  Ken usually comes home hungry and to hungry ...

Jan 30

Categories: Control Issues, Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The harm in not feeling good enough

When people feel like they are not good enough, they harm themselves inadvertently.  This harm can look like not taking care of their hygiene ...

Jan 30

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Ending a ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The teenage guide to making friends

Sasha was a popular teenage girl with a great sense of humour.  Other teens were attracted to her because of her outgoing and friendly nature.  Little did her peers know that she suffered from social anxiety.  She often worried ...

Jan 30

Categories: Friendships, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Social Isolation, Teenage Issues

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The Opportunity in Struggle

Life is unpredictable, which can be both scary and exciting. Due to this unpredictability, we might find ourselves in situations we don’t want to be in, and we might struggle to find the way out.Take, for example, the case of Mary. Mary left the United States to move to Hong Kong because her ...

Jan 30

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

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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I’m so confused, should I stay or should I go?

Sometimes people find themselves confused in relationships.  They might wonder should I be with this person? Am I a good partner?  Is my relationship toxic?  What should I take responsibility for and what shouldn’t I take responsibility for?  If you are asking yourself ...

Jan 30

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Ending a relationship issues, Post ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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On Soul Retrieval as a Healing Modality

Many years ago in my pursuit to heal and learn more about myself, I went to a shamanic soul retrieval session.

Jan 27

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Self-Love

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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Debts and Mental Health

Money is powerful. It can be a cruel, relentless master.  Money problems often lead to mental health issues.Teresa is deep in credit card debts. By the hundreds of thousands. Part of it, a result of getting scammed by a cash-dependent boyfriend.Although working, her salary cannot possibly meet ...

Jan 24

Categories: Depression, Fear, Self-Care / Self Compassion

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Things You Should Know About The Post-Marriage Depression

You have all given your entire energy into the wedding for days and months, and you have gone through the complete process of hiring, buying, and returning everything possible. Now, you are beginning to feel blues. Is post-marriage depression a reality, or is it all in your mind?

Jan 24

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Love addiction, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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A Story on Being Who I Want for My Clients

Many years ago, a client who overcame Vaginismus (inability to have vaginal penetration) came back with her husband to thank me for my work with them and complete our last session.

Jan 15

Categories: Couple Counseling, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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Are You Fearlessly Living or Just Existing?

In present time, I would look at the beautiful orchids in my office and feel sad knowing they will die one day soon. Why do they have to die? Do they know they are going to die? If they knew, would they bother to bloom so brightly and as radiantly as they do?One might call somebody who lives fully ...

Jan 11

Categories: Fear

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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