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Easing Your Student’s Anxiety as They Return to School

Children can experience anxiety about a wide variety of things connected with school and they may or may not verbalize that to you. The first thing for parents to understand is that a certain amount of anxiety is normal and many things can be…
Can Your Relationships Benefit from Communication Skills Therapy?

The 3 Components of Overall Well-Being

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The three components of well-being are cognitive, emotional and behavioral. Each component interacts with, and influences, the others. It’s known as the health triangle. They’re all critical for mental well-being. People typically deem themselves…

Does Exercise Help with Depression?

Many people with depression are surprised when their therapist prescribes exercise. Multiple studies have demonstrated that exercise and other types of physical activity are an effective method for easing symptoms of anxiety, addressing depression,…
Mindfulness-Based Stress Relief Activities

The Importance of Self-Compassion in Recovery

Recovering from an addiction isn’t easy and it doesn’t occur over night. People battling addiction are often very hard on themselves, particularly if they experience a lapse or relapse. Having self-compassion is a critical element in addiction…
How Family Based Therapy During Addiction Treatment Can Help

How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

There are dozens of reasons why people of all ages experience stress and anxiety, but many confuse the two. Stress can trigger anxiety, but it’s not the cause. Anxiety can occur, even when no stressors are present, resulting in a panic attack…
How to Teach and Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health Help

Psychiatry That Helps Kids Thrive

School violence, social media and expectations to excel in academics and sports are just some of the issues that youngsters are experiencing. It’s often impossible for parents to help their children navigate those problems when they’re…
Can’t Sleep? Get Help From Sleep Disorders Treatment

Managing PTSD

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For people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), self-care is essential. PTSD occurs when an individual experiences the possibility or actual threat of serious injury, violence or death. It’s an anxiety disorder that develops in response…
Parenthood After Divorce: 5 Things You’ll Learn in Co Parenting Therapy

5 Strategies for Successful Co-Parenting

Co-parenting after a relationship is over can be contentious and fraught with potential pitfalls. The object is to do what’s best for the children involved. Unfortunately, many times parents inject their own feelings of loss, rejection and…
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Trying Psychotherapy Before Medication

In today’s medical environment, people typically rely on any number of oral medications to remedy their ills. While there are medications for psychological conditions, they’re not the only choice nor are they a panacea for every problem.…
Dealing With Stress: Tips to Managing Stress | Southcoast

How Therapy Can Help Balance Work and Home Life

People are under more pressure to be productive than ever before. They’re expected to be on call for work 24/7, manage their household, tend to social responsibilities, volunteer, and maintain family duties. It’s resulting in burnout in…