Why are you ashamed of it? It is a disorder not a decision

Early Intervention in Psychiatry and Management of Mental Health DisordersAfter successful completion of 1st and 2nd Edition of Psychiatry conference at Rome, Organizers of Pulsus Group expects more than 100+ participants for their upcoming conference “3rd Global Experts on Psychiatry and Mental ...

Dec 4

Categories: Other

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I Inherited My Parents’ Heart

I didn’t grow up in a well-to-do family. I didn’t study in some elite school. Yet there is one thing I learned unconsciously from watching my parents: the “helper” spirit.

Dec 1

Categories: Parenting

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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The psychological symptoms of bullying

 Lily was always a quiet and sensitive teen. She was compassionate and cared deeply for others. Her high empathy made her susceptible to falling into rescuer mode with others less fortunate than her.  Her new friend Ariane was popular ...

Nov 27

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Bullying, Parenting, Post Traumatic ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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One Body Love Tip for Parents

Today, somebody complimented me on my eyes. It reminded me of my mom who repeatedly told me that I have almond-shaped eyes, and a melon-shaped face whenever I asked her anything about my looks. It wasn’t never expressed as a compliment, but as a fact.

Nov 24

Categories: Parenting

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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Your Presence is a Present

I used to hate (and probably still do to some extent) social gatherings because there was little else to do other than look pretty, sit quietly, and just smile and/ or eat/ drink. My mom would drag me to visit grandparents every weekend till they passed on. It would be loud, noisy, and relentless. ...

Nov 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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How can I explain death to my child?

Death is a difficult concept for adults to grasp, let alone children.  However, children as young as four can understand finality ...

Nov 14

Categories: Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Parenting

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The art of psychological flexibility

Max has a constant desire to be in control.  When he is not in control, he does not feel safe.  Because of this need to be in control, Max can be quite rigid.  This rigidity has taken a toll on his relationships, both personally and professionally. Others have become angry ...

Nov 13

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

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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My child is afraid of so many things

Anxiety is a normal emotion that helps to motivate us. Too much anxiety, however, can cause distress in the form of excessive worry, excessive drive to the point of exhaustion, panic and intense fear of failure and rejection. Children with anxiety ...

Nov 13

Categories: Anxiety, Parenting

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Diagnosing Autism in Girls: Recent Developments

The criteria for an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the same for both boys and girls based on widely accepted diagnostic systems.It has been widely reported that boys are four times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ASD. There are many reasons why this disparity exists. One reason may be that parents, teachers and other adults in ...

Nov 8

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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Do You Know That You’re An Artist?

 Do you know that you’re an artist? Let me explain a bit.

Oct 27

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

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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I don’t have time to decompress

Cynthia is a single mom of two active boys.  To support her children she also needs to work.  She feels guilty ...

Oct 23

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Relaxation techniques, Stress Management

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Switch Off the Autopilot and Fly Free!

Humans are creatures of habit. Habits are either good or bad. They can be constructive or destructive, nurturing or not, of your personal growth.Once your habits have been developed, they naturally turn autopilot. You just think, feel, or do them even without noticing or being aware of them.

Oct 18

Categories: Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Emotional Abuse

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Autism and Its Diagnosis

By Andrew Adler, Ph.D., Director and Clinical Psychologist, Adler Family CentreAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a diagnosis that describes individuals who have difficulties with social interaction and communication and engage in repetitive behaviour or inflexible thinking, among other difficulties. Those with ASD may have developed little ...

Oct 16

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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I am always afraid that people are going to leave me

Max grew up as an only child with a single mother.  Max’s father left his mother before he was born.  Because of this, his mother had to work long hours to provide for both of them.  He often felt like he had to protect her, and that she was unable to be there for him ...

Oct 16

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What if people are judging me?

The worry of what others think ...

Oct 14

Categories: Anxiety, Relationships & Marriage, Social Anxiety / Phobia, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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