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What is The Difference Between Psychology and Psychotherapy?

In many circles, the terms psychology and psychotherapy are considered to be so linked that a psychologist may be identified as a psychotherapist and vice versa. In reality, these closely related disciplines are a little different. The situation is further complicated by the fact that a psychotherapist is often also a psychologist. To help people understand the […]

When It’s Time To See a Marriage Counselor and the Benefits You Will Receive

Sessions with a marriage counsellor provide couples with the opportunity to work through whatever is currently taking place in their union. There are a number of events during the course of a marriage where a third party can step in and help couples find the answers they are seeking. Here are a few examples of […]

What is the Difference Between Guidance and Counseling?

Everything You Need to Know About Guidance & Counseling Guidance and counselling are two approaches that are often sought out in the therapy room, but they are not the same in how they deal with an issue. They are two very different approaches when it comes to how they are executed and processed, and depending […]

How to Deal with Loneliness and Depression

Loneliness is a complex mental and emotional condition resulting from perceived isolation. Seclusion is never good for humans because they are social beings. Socialization is essential for our mental wellbeing. Having social connections with others is critical for human beings. Occasionally everyone feels lonely, especially when we are dissatisfied with our social circle, family, or […]

Influence of Anxiety on Your Physical Health

You might think of anxiety as something that people only experience in their worrying mind, but there are physical effects of anxiety that have great influence. Anxiety is your body’s natural response to fear, worry and threat, when the threat diminishes, anxiety goes away. The challenge arises because your body is capable of handling short […]

When to Seek Addiction Counselling

When it comes to substance use and addiction, it can be tough to acknowledge that you may have an issue – or, even while you might be self-aware, you might be asking yourself, “how can anyone else help me?”. The fact is, according to SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, only 10 percent of […]

How to Move On After Your Relationship Ends

When a relationship ends, so does the dream and vision of what was supposed to be. Often when a relationship ends the feelings that emerge follow the same path as experiencing someone close to you dying. So naturally grieving is very important to healing and moving on to the next chapter of your life. The […]

I Think I Married a Narcissist

“This office is impressive.” Donald was looking around with a big smile on his face, pleased, nodding to himself. “Good for you,” he said as he sat down beside his wife on the couch across from me. “It does the trick,” I said with a smile. “But, you know, I have to tell you,” Donald’s […]

When One Partner’s Substance Addiction is Impacting the Relationship

What is substance addiction? Substance addiction is not the same as substance use - just because someone uses substances occasionally does not make them an addict. While the diagnosis of a substance addiction is a mental health condition best left to professionals, a layperson’s guide might look something as follows: Substance use becomes substance addiction […]

Treating Anxiety with Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

What makes ACT different? Psychologists have multiple approaches to treating anxiety at their disposal - using a thorough understanding of your childhood to address anxiety, examining thought and behavior patterns to look for possible changes, developing solutions to practical problems, and many more methods. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) expands on these by introducing a novel […]
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