A Secret to Personal Power and Peace

 When I was a teenager, I learned the game of chess. An uncle who used to stay in a place near us taught me the fundamentals.

Sep 29

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Attachment Issues, Depression

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Taming Your Child’s Test Anxiety

The dropping temperatures may be an unwelcome sign that winter is almost here. The increased anxiety that many kids feel this time of year is a definite sign that tests and exams are not far off. What can you do as a parent to tame your child’s test anxiety?Perhaps the most important strategies your child can develop are to improve study ...

Sep 27

Categories: Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent Issues

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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What it feels like to have PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder feels like you are in constant survival mode.  There are days when the darkness overcomes you, but you’re not sure why.  Your muscles are often sore and tense because they are preparing for fight or flight.  You feel paranoid that something wrong ...

Sep 25

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

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What Is Your Anger Hiding?

 Pamela said that she didn’t want to lose her husband and hurt their children. And so she found her self getting too angry.

Sep 20

Categories: Anger Management, Attachment Issues, Emotional Abuse

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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How can I set boundaries with my teenager?

Setting boundaries ...

Sep 18

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Family Problems, Oppositional & Defiant ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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How can I stay present with my family?

While commuting home, you realise that you still have unread emails and phone calls to make.  At the same time, you are wondering if the kids made it back from school and what you will have for dinner.  Earlier today, your client got upset, which in turn made your manager upset.  ...

Sep 11

Categories: Family Problems, Parenting, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Do I really need to love myself before I can find love?

For the most part, people would like to find a healthy and loving relationship.  People who have had complicated relationships in the past might be confused about what a healthy relationship is.  As they are searching for love, friends and family might say things like, “you have to ...

Sep 4

Categories: Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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2 Biggest Mistakes Made When Trying Revive Up a Faltering Sex Life

Is your sex-lacking? Has your sex life stopped? Maybe you are the one always asking and getting turned down? Maybe you are the one that doesn't want the sex and don't feel you can be honest to yourself or your partner about why you don't want sex.When it comes to couples trying to ...

Sep 3

Categories: Adult psychological development, Anger Management, Codependency / ...

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

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Processing Failure Effectively

 Much deterioration in therapy happens when failure is not processed effectively.

Sep 1

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adult psychological development, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why do I feel like I am suffocating around my parents?

From time to time, an adult will seek my help because they feel like they can’t breathe around their parents.  The feeling of not being able to breathe could be from anxiety or panic.  Sometimes, we hold our breath without thinking when we are waiting for something to happen, when ...

Aug 28

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Emotional Abuse, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Dealing with Self-Centeredness

 I met Donna, a woman in her 70s. She was Mom to one of my clients, Tess, who suffered from severe depression and alcoholism.

Aug 21

Categories: Emotional Abuse, Family Problems, Personality problems

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why Do People Lash Out?

Lashing out can happen for multiple reasons.  Sometimes the person who lashes out feels a temporary release of stress and anger, but might later feel embarrassed or ashamed.  Lashing out can be a response to past trauma, a self-protective response or a way to control and devalue others. ...

Aug 21

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anger Management, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The Benefits of Stress: Finding the Optimal Level

“I’m stressed!” When you hear these words, you probably imagine the many situations in life when you have felt stressed or nervous. The reality is that most of us wish stress would just disappear as it often leads to intense emotional pain. Let’s look at stress from another perspective, however. It may seem ...

Aug 20

Categories: Anxiety, Happiness, Stress Management

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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8 Ways Life Coaching Can Help You In Your Life While Struggling

In today’s stressful world, you might find it a common occurrence to see numerous individuals going through mental health problems. For some, these mental health issues may be minor and short-lived. Unfortunately for others, they experience these difficulties in a less periodic manner. The struggle comes in creating a balance between living ...

Aug 20

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Violence in marriage

Violence in marriage –  By Dr Sunil Kumar SharmaViolence or abusive behavior at home is any sort of conduct that a person uses, or undermines to use, to control a close accomplice. The two key components are risk and control. Aggressive behavior at home can take different structures that have been categorized into separate sections such ...

Aug 19

Categories: Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr. Sunil Kumar Sharma

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