Category: ONLINE THERAPY

What Your Therapist Must Be Doing!

Many people who turn to therapists for recovery have a stereotyped imagination of what they can expect from the experience. Many have the image of a Freudian like character sitting in a leather chair, saying nothing and occasionally coming out with some masterpiece of intellect that brings realisation. While it can be said that this…

Online Therapy : A new World

Online therapy is relatively new and not yet fully accepted by everyone. When you browse articles on this topic, you generally find that the main issues center around privacy concerns, proposed regulation and the usual chatter from psychotherapists stuck in the Freudian era. However, there are some studies, the most recent in Australia, stating that…

Know More About How Stress Affects Your Body and Mind

In recent years, there has been a massive increase in mental health issues across all genders, age groups and cultures. This is a problem that will increase and will probably get worse before it gets better. Many people go through life accepting their problems, seeing them as “normal” or as a an inevitable consequence of their job,…

Life Coaching and Mental Illness : A potential minefield?

I recently read an intriguing article from one of my favorite Psychology Today contributors, Dr David Ley, on the rise of Life Coaching in mental health care. As a psychologist, he balanced the arguments for and against extremely well. However, he raised serious concerns about the role of life coaches in treating mental health issues.…

Mental health drugs are over-prescribed and how social media is helping keep tabs on suicide rates

There is always debate about how to treat mental health issues effectively. As someone who deals with this everyday, the solution is sometimes as individual as the patients themselves. However, according to a recent article in Psychology Today, it could be argued that drugs are being over-prescribed. It starts by saying : “We hear so…

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