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Therapist Career Guide: What Are the Different Types of Therapists?

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Are you a caring and empathic person? Do you have an interest in counseling and mental health? If so, then you might want to consider a therapist career. With the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an increase in mental health issues, which keeps therapists busy. Further, with all the social changes, therapists are needed more than ever. If you want …

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Think You Have ADHD? Here’s What You Need To Know

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common condition that affects a significant number of people around the world. The disorder is typically diagnosed in childhood but often persists into adulthood. In the past, many people with ADHD have gone through life completely unaware. Certainly, such persons would have found specific tasks challenging. Persons with ADHD can have trouble focusing …

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How your mind tortures you and what to do about it

We all experience intrusive thoughts, but it’s not the intrusive thoughts themselves that cause you distress, rather it’s how you respond to those thoughts that allow them to influence you and have power over you. Thoughts aren’t facts – they aren’t ‘real’ Imagine yourself standing on a street and all around you, thoughts are floating lazily by. Some of the …

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How cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia works

Have you ever noticed problems with your sleep? Do you fall asleep immediately or toss and turn in bed for a long time? Do you suddenly wake up in the middle of the night? Are you often awake at night? If any of this sounds familiar, it might be that you have a sleep disorder. At worst, you may suffer …

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6 Steps to recover from failure and demoralisation

I’m a psychologist and I am still discovering new things every day. I don’t have all the answers but I DO know what has worked for me and many of my therapy clients over the years. That also doesn’t mean that I am blazing a trail 24/7. Accept that life has ups and downs and when you are experiencing a …

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How to manage anxiety easily

Research into anxiety has found there are specific maintaining factors involved, we can use this when we begin thinking about how to treat anxiety and learn how to break the cycle. Anxiety symptoms: Chronic worries running through their mind – no matter how hard you try not to worry or not think about things these thoughts keep popping into the …

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Are you too emotional or too rational?

Being too emotional or too rational isn’t the best state to communicate in. if you are too rational, you will struggle to read the underlying emotion in a situation. Emotions act as our inner guide – telling us when something is wrong. If you have grown up in an environment where emotions were hidden, chances are you will find it …

What Is Gynophobia? – Symptoms, Causes & How To Deal With It?

Most of you don’t know what Gynophobia actually means. So let me help you understand. Gynophobia is the fear of women. According to historians, this term rose to prominence with men being afraid of women, either due to the fear of being emasculated or humiliated. In other terms, a man feels weak and not “manly enough” when humiliated by a …

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What really happens between therapist and patient

Janet Malcolm once wrote that psychoanalysis requires the analyst and the patient to wrestle with an arrangement whose “radical unlikeness to any other human relationship” is dizzying for both parties involved. They consent to meet alone at the same time and place every week. Their mostly one-sided and confidential conversation is often staged with painstakingly positioned props: the couch, where the …

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Why you should (or shouldn’t) start an LLC for your counseling center

Wondering whether or not you should (or shouldn’t) start an LLC for your counseling center? According to the American Psychological Association, the LLC structure may increase access to capital. Moreover, an LLC protects against malpractice lawsuits and licensing pitfalls. However, an LLC structure could also be overkill for smaller businesses. 11.1% of Americans with a mental illness don’t have an …