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Anyone who suffers from a low mood or high irritability may want to avoid consuming the artificial sweetener aspartame. Scientific studies and consumer complaints each indicate an association between ingesting aspartame and an increased risk of...
Aug 28, 2014
A place of employment should ideally provide workers with a sense of purpose, achievement, connectedness, role identity, and structure. This kind of job environment creates a protection against the development of depression or anxiety symptoms....
Aug 23, 2014

Types of Therapy

Ecopsychology is concerned with the relationship between people and the natural environment. Although we tend to think of our psyche as something separate from nature, an ecopsychologist views this perceived split between mind and nature as the...
Jun 4, 2013
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Humanistic therapy revolves around an individual’s capacity to make rational choices and reach his or her maximum potential. It champions the concepts of compassion and respect for others. The development of humanistic therapy was highly influenced...
May 14, 2013
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Therapist Corner

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There's been A LOT of research on depression, to say the least, over the last 20 years. Much of it has focused on the benefits of therapy and medication. While both have been found to be effective as...
May 30, 2012
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This is a great question. A good way to start is to look at the therapists available in your area or online that and to scroll through their bios. Try to identify what therapeutic traits matter most...
May 15, 2012

Common Problems

Children require an emotional connection (attachment) to early caregivers to develop the skill of forming caring relationships. If a child does not develop an attachment to their caregiver(s) by the age of three years, it may be too late for their...
Apr 20, 2012
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What Are Cognitive Distortions? If you look at something through a thick block of glass, the thing may be recognizable but the image will be distorted. You will not see it clearly. There are ways of thinking about things that work just like thick...
Feb 13, 2012
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