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...
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...
Generally speaking, people with personality disorders have problems being with, or dealing with, others. They also may have difficulty managing a normal amount of stress. These disorders are...
A Look at Panic Disorder If you experience a wave of fear seemingly out of nowhere, your heart starts pounding, it gets more difficult to breath, your chest hurts and you think you will die, you...
Types of Therapy for Anxiety There are several types of therapy available to address anxiety problems. The success of any treatment depends on the intensity of a person's anxiety, and if they...
Asperger’s syndrome is a type of pervasive developmental disorder where acquiring skills such as communication, socializing, and use of the imagination are delayed. People with Asperger’s...
Some Common Treatments for Depression The type and length of therapy necessary to alleviate depression has to be decided on an individual basis. It is determined by variables such as intensity...
What Is Dissociation? Everybody dissociates, some of us more than others. If you have ever lost track of time staring out a window, been "spaced out," or have driven somewhere without...
GAD: Generalized Anxiety Disorder Feelings of dread, worry, lethargy, and a decreased interest in life are symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). People with GAD often dwell on "what...
Dysthymia: Depression “Light” but Long-term Almost everyone has some idea of what depression is, but not many people know about dysthymia (dis th-eye me ah). A chronic type of depression,...

Poll

Are you currently seeing a therapist?:
randomness