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Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health and How to Prevent a Negative Influence

By |2021-06-24T16:57:09+02:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Wellness|

Living in a society that is so intertwined with social media, it can make it hard not to find ourselves comparing our appearances, careers, and lives in general to other people. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Online dating profiles, Youtube Channels, Tiktok, and the vast number of additional social media sites, there is an obscene [...]

Self-Harming behaviour: The act of harming or inflicting pain to oneself

By |2020-11-05T16:23:59+02:00April 29th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

Have you seen someone slashing, cutting, inflicting pain to himself or herself? In the starting phase of my clinical career I was awe-struck and shocked one day. I saw a teenager bleeding profusely. He had self-mutilated his wrists and hands…neither once, nor twice but multiple times. Frankly speaking, I could not take up that case [...]

An introduction to “psycho-diagnostics”

By |2020-11-05T16:26:08+02:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Confused by reading the title??? Psycho-diagnostics is nothing but the way through which psychologists diagnose different mental health problems. Either you or your loved one have a mental health issue or you are keeping good health. Both ways a sound knowledge of psycho-diagnostics is going to help you. Today, we are faced with varied situations [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): The Clinical Perspective

By |2018-09-04T16:49:40+02:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” 
― Charles H. Spurgeon 24/7 anxiety about anything and everything…in technical terms this is known as “Generalized Anxiety Disorder” (Acronym: GAD). There are times when you would feel anxious about certain event like an examination, a presentation, a blind date or [...]

Therapeutic journal writing & its benefits

By |2018-09-04T16:51:27+02:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

As a CBT therapist, one of the core therapy inputs I prescribe my clients is the “Journal Writing Method”. Almost all of us do some kind of scribbling, writing, doodling in our daily lives. However, many of you won’t know the right way of journal writing or diary writing. Some write for a passion, some [...]

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Introduction, Methodology and Benefits of CBT

By |2018-09-04T17:15:00+02:00January 9th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

Anyone who heads into our website and services comes in terms with a key word; CBT. Though some of you already know about it, however for many this acronym is still a big question mark. This blog post focuses on what CBT is, how it is done and how it benefits one and all. The [...]

OCD: Prevention, Management and Treatment Procedures

By |2018-09-04T16:54:32+02:00December 23rd, 2013|Categories: CBT, Mental Health, OCD, Treatment|

Hi all! Hope you have read my previous blog post “OCD: An Overview”. Today we will learn on how OCD can be prevented, managed and treated. Let us see the various ways in which OCD can be prevented: OCD Prevention Learn good coping skills to different life transitions Maintain a good lifestyle, balanced diet and [...]

OCD – an overview of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

By |2017-03-15T19:14:36+02:00December 21st, 2013|Categories: CBT, Mental Health, OCD, Treatment|

If you are someone who is constantly checking switches, cylinder knob, door locks; washing hands and feet over and over again for fear of contamination; or if you do a ritualistic behavior for a certain number of times…then this blog post is for you. OCD, the full-form of this acronym is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It [...]

Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms and Management

By |2018-09-04T16:55:44+02:00December 19th, 2013|Categories: Bipolar Disorder, CBT, Mental Health, Treatment|

The world statistics states that approximately 1.0 – 1.2% of people experience bipolar disorder in their lifetime. Did you know? People who have bipolar can be very successful and creative. Want some proof? Some historians think that following people may have shown signs of bipolar disorder: Abraham Lincoln, Hans Christian Andersen, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Dickens, [...]

Depression and CBT

By |2018-09-04T16:40:25+02:00July 7th, 2013|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Treatment|

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” - Laurell K. Hamilton, (Mistral's Kiss) Almost in everyone’s lifetime there is a phase when pains and sadness, frustration and agonies strike from different dimensions and degrees. No matter how happy-go-lucky you are, no matter how strong [...]

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