3 Ways Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Helps Binge Eaters

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If you've been diagnosed with a binge-eating disorder, your doctor may have already talked to you about getting some therapy. While this may not be the only treatment you need, it can play an important role in your recovery. While there are different types of counselling you can take, you may want to look into cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This type of therapy often works well for people with eating disorders.

14 February 2020

What's the Difference Between Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychodynamic Counselling?

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If anxiety is making it hard for you to cope with everyday life, then you may have talked to your doctor about getting help. They may have told you about various therapeutic options you can look at including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic counselling. Both of these techniques use talk therapy; however, they work differently. This is not a one size fits all solution, and it's important to choose the right type of counselling for your needs.

27 January 2020

5 Signs You Should Seek Anxiety Counselling and Treatment

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Anxiety disorders are a number of related mental health problems related to anxiety and fear that come with emotional and physical symptoms. Therapists and mental health professionals recognise at least ten unique anxiety disorders, each presenting its own set of symptoms and diagnostic criteria. Some of the primary anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorders, panic disorders and specific disorders.  While each of these conditions may have slight differences, all of them share one symptom, which is excessive fear and persistent worry in threatening situations.

27 January 2020

When Medications Won't Help Your Gloomy Teen: Why Counselling Is the Best Tool to Treat Childhood Depression

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Depression is rampant among adults, but did you know that it is also fairly common in children? The emotions that children experience as they develop and the daily normal "blues" are different from depression. Sadly, most parents don't take childhood depression seriously because they mistake it with the usual emotions. Don't conclude your child is depressed because they look sad, but do so if the persistent sadness interferes with their family life, schoolwork, life interests and social activities.

20 January 2020