Depression is not something you can shake off with the snap of a finger. Depression is a mental illness that affects your body, relationships, and overall quality of life. As has been noted, seeking depression therapy is a brave step towards improving your life. Think of it like this, you’re feeling sad, but for most people that sadness goes away quickly. For someone who is experiencing clinical depression, however, that sadness can persist for weeks, or months, or even years. Then
Group therapy? The idea of sharing your struggles with a group of strangers sounds a bit daunting. So, then why does group therapy exist? In fact, why does a random group of strangers decide to open up and share their stories with each other? In truth, group therapy is a very rewarding experience. Participants in group therapy see a lot of benefits vs. having individual sessions with a therapist. “I love having groups. It’s amazing to see how patients quickly ease
There are many different types of therapy. The one will we discuss in this article is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT Therapy for short. Before we go through what CBT Therapy is, let’s go through why people consider CBT Therapy for mental health treatment. Are you feeling sad for what seems like a long time? Perhaps you broke up with your partner, lost your job, someone you love got ill, or some other heartbreaking situation. Even though so much time passed, you
Do you ever wish you could go back in time to stop a traumatic event from happening to you? Does the memory from that event leave you feeling overwhelmed and stuck? Although we can’t manipulate time, there is a treatment that we here at Talking Works provide. It’s called EMDR Therapy and it aides you in moving past painful memories and feel less debilitating. This article will explain what EMDR Therapy is and how it can help you heal. Please note that
Though last year wasn’t too long ago and changed our world, we all had a lot of time to reflect and set new goals for the year 2021.. One thing for sure is that last year taught us how meaningful our relationships are with others and how to handle ourselves in times of crisis. We learned more about ourselves in-depth than before. Therefore, entering the new year came with a plan. Whether it’s to save more time for self-care or financial
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Inner strength can be interpreted in many ways, but regardless of how we view it, it is directly correlated with our mental health. The pandemic is still challenging us like nothing else ever will. “When will this be over?” We all wonder. We feel exhausted waiting for the pandemic to be over. It’s time to discuss your inner strength and how you can exercise
The impact that coronavirus has had on the everyday aspects of our lives has been tremendous, and completely uncalled for. We were faced with new realities as the world shifted its route and took us on a journey we were all least expecting. Even through these adversities, we remained resilient as a nation, and if anything, it strengthened us and our values, and taught us more than we already knew about ourselves and what mattered to us most.
“Thanks to COVID-19, I’ve Had a Lot of Time With Myself. It Hasn’t Been Easy.” As millions of individuals around the world are dealing with the impact of COVID-19, one of the things that is being affected the most is our mental health. At the beginning of the lockdown, maybe, we didn’t feel it so much. But after sitting in quarantine for over 45 days, we certainly do. The lockdowns affected our families and our health, our jobs, and finances.