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6 Misconceptions about BPD

By |2022-06-20T20:16:39+02:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, BPD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Trigger warning: This article briefly mentions self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Borderline Personality (BPD) is believed to affect anywhere between 1-4% of the population.  It can be argued that BPD is the most commonly talked about personality disorder currently.  While these discussions can bring about awareness and advocacy for the proper treatment of the diagnosis, it [...]

How to Know You Experienced Emotional Neglect and What to Do

By |2022-06-07T15:57:22+02:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships|

Disclaimer:  While we will be talking about the topic of neglect in today’s article, please know that this article is aimed for adults who have experienced emotional neglect growing up, or presently with a romantic partner.  If you suspect a minor you know is being neglected emotionally or physically, please contact a therapist, mandated reporter, [...]

6 Signs You have a Trauma Bond

By |2022-05-30T17:49:31+02:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, PTSD, Relationships|

Trigger Warning: This post discusses abuse in relationships.  If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, know that you are not alone.  Here at online-therapy.com we provide support for people of various life circumstances.  If you are in need and in the United States, you can call the national domestic violence hotline [...]

10 Signs of High Functioning Anxiety and What to Do

By |2022-05-09T17:37:47+02:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health|

Ever thoughts you had anxiety but also feel like you get a lot done during your day?  You’re not alone!  There are plenty of people who have what is known as high functioning anxiety.  People with high functioning anxiety can often get work done and be an active participant in their daily activities.  However, they [...]

5 Ways CBT Supports Couples

By |2022-05-09T16:22:45+02:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships|

CBT Works Well for Couples Have you considered starting couples counseling with a loved one?  First off, congratulations on making such an important consideration for your relationship!  Couples counseling is a fantastic option to get two people on the same page in a romantic relationship. You may be familiar with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) already.  [...]

How Social Anxiety Impacts Romantic Relationships & What to do

By |2022-05-07T16:30:09+02:00May 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health, Relationships|

What is Social Anxiety? Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a disorder in which individuals find themselves experiencing significant anxiety, self consciousness, and embarrassment from everyday interactions, due to fear of being judged negatively by othersWritten by Mayo Clinic . Social Anxiety can lead to avoidance, which can be incredibly disruptive of day-to-day life. It has [...]

Eight Benefits of Therapy

By |2022-05-06T17:31:20+02:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Treatment|

  Benefit #1: More confidence in your life One of the big things talked about in therapy is self-esteem, or how you feel about yourself.  Self-esteem can be high or low (or somewhere in between!) In therapy, we work on boosting your self-esteem so that you feel comfortable and confident with who you are and [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Social Anxiety

By |2022-04-23T14:58:52+02:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Phobia, Social Anxiety|

We all have our moments where we find ourselves feeling anxious in social situations. Social anxiety may be brought on by the social situation, such as meeting a significant other's family for the first time. It also can be due to the people you find yourself surrounded with, such as new groups of individuals you [...]

Reasons Why Online Therapy Works

By |2022-04-11T20:25:30+02:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Treatment|

When Covid-19 led to mass shutdowns globally, we as a society quickly turned to technology to find ways to work, interact, and even receive medical attention.  One of the biproducts of this concept is a major surge in Teletherapy.  People could now access mental health services from the comfort of their own home.  Today, places [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2022-04-05T19:45:57+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

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