talk therapy

New research suggests a surprising long-term treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
Can we now all agree that long-term talk therapy is important? Can we as a culture value the powerful opportunity to explore the inevitable complexity of one's mind and emotions in a safe relationship -- especially with an appropriately trained therapist?
How is my mood throughout the week (not just at the end of sessions)? Is it at least gradually improving (albeit with ups
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"This supports recommendations that CBT [for insomnia] should be used as the initial intervention for chronic insomnia when
“We were a bit scared because sometimes if there isn’t an economic transaction, there’s a risk that the patient will opt
The data suggested that six to 10 therapy sessions was enough to make a long-term difference. Five years after the treatment
There's a huge emphasis placed on how we cope with stress, anxiety and mental health challenges in our lives. Everyone has a different way of determining the difference between release and reinforcement.
Much of what is known about therapists is derived from unflattering cinematic depictions. One might surmise we are a group of mostly unworthy professionals who routinely act out in ways illegal and unethical.
Within most adult folks there is an inner wisdom that would offer great assistance in resolving the impasses of our life. Therapy is about accessing our inner, innate wisdom, not replacing it with someone else's.
This line is not always easy to draw, but it is easy in Welch. What the state is regulating in the context of SOCE is not the speech of the therapist as such but the use of a method of therapy.
We should start referring friends to good therapists, unashamedly, the way we would refer them to a good dentist. For now, I thank my own, and hope that others find their own path to wellness, no matter what anyone else says.
For many decades, mental health professionals believed that talk therapy was completely ineffective for schizophrenia. A groundbreaking new study, however, was just published.
If a psychiatrist's goal is to make large amounts of money, utilizing the systemic flaw of writing prescriptions for powerful medicines to patients he barely knows, he should leave the field of medicine.
Each client deserves to feel the comfort and confidentiality of having an exclusive relationship with their therapist, uncontaminated by anything or anyone on the outside.
Falling in love with your psychiatrist can be a normal part of therapy. Known as transference, the patient is transferring feelings she has toward a parent or authority figure, onto the therapist.
One of the first things I learned after beginning to practice psychotherapy was that everyone is at least a little neurotic, and everyone, at one time or another, could do with a little therapy.
You need a therapist who is willing to tell you that you are full of it. Otherwise, the game keeps going around and around and the patient keeps going in circles.
Seeing a therapist of any sort can be extraordinarily useful at certain points in your life.