8 Common Reasons to See a Therapist

Many people use counseling as an effective way to help, and you may be wondering if mental health counseling may be a solution for you.

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What Is Talk Therapy?

Therapy may focus on past or current mental health issues, experiences, thoughts, feelings, and relationships.

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How Do I Find a Therapist Near Me?

Finding the right therapist can be challenging, especially if you’re a first-time patient. Fortunately, there are ways to make this process easier. Here’s a step-by-step guide on finding a therapist near you.

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Tips for Looking After Your Mental Health During Times of Political Change

Political change can be stressful, regardless of your opinions or where you stand on the political spectrum. For many people in the United States, political change (or lack of it) may lead to stress, anxiety, anger, and frustration about the current political situation and the future of the nation.

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Healthcare Workers Are on the Frontline: Mitigating Burnout in COVID-19

For essential workers like first responders, police officers, social workers, hospital staff, and grocery store workers, chronic stress can lead to a loss of interest and motivation that led them to take on their role in the first place.

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What Is the Difference Between a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist?

Both psychiatrists and psychologists explore mental health issues. However, psychiatrists and psychologists approach patients and mental illness from different points of view.

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Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV, has officially been declared a pandemic, and you can’t escape its effects. Your local grocery store is out of toilet tissue, hand sanitizer, and cleaning wipes. The concerts, conferences, and sporting events you were looking forward to have been canceled. And on Facebook, you’re reading about conspiracy theories, […]

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Therapist vs Psychologist: What’s the Difference?

When you’re searching for a mental health professional, you might find that the terms therapist and psychologist are often used interchangeably. You’ll probably also see these practitioners referred to as counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, or even clinicians. You might be able to write off these differences to semantics when you’re casually discussing the topic of mental health conditions and the people who treat them. However, when it comes time to make an appointment for your own therapy needs, it’s essential first to understand which type of professional practice is right for you.

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How to Manage Back-to-School Mental Health and Wellbeing

A 2018 study of 14,000 students published in an American Psychological Association journal found that more than one-third of first-year college students worldwide reported “symptoms consistent with a diagnosable mental health disorder.” Alarmingly, only 15 to 20 percent of the students planned to seek assistance from a mental health professional. We’ve created this guide to help parents and students recognize mental health struggles and provide ideas on how to help.

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The Different Types Of Stress And How They Can Affect You

Stress is the body’s reaction to unexpected changes. When any change occurs, whether it’s positive (birth of a child, a promotion, planning a wedding) or negative (loss of a job, traffic, coming up short of a mortgage payment), your body reacts with physical, mental, and emotional responses. A skilled therapist can help you to better understand the particular elements of your life that cause your stress and help you to get to a better place. 

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