Unfortunately, I had a pretty traumatic childhood. My parents were always fighting, and I was faced with trying to decide what to do about my own personal feelings. When I got older, I knew that I needed to do something to relieve the stress that I was feeling even many years later, so I started focusing on going to counseling. My first few appointments were a little nerve-racking, but the counselor worked hard to make me feel comfortable. I was really impressed with how gentle and kind she was, and I felt really great about the progress I was making. This blog is all about benefiting from counseling.
7 November 2016
Mental health issues like depression and post-traumatic stress disorder affect not only regular everyday people but also former service members. Mental health issues will require immediate attention. This is difficult to do when some mental health care services are not covered by insurance. Therefore, it can be difficult to afford to see a mental health counselor or seek mental health treatment. Paying for these services out of pocket can quickly put you into debt.
28 October 2016
A poorly conducted investigation can damage a company's reputation and cost the company financially. Companies are responsible for doing an unbiased, thorough investigation when an employee makes a complaint about sexual harassment. One in three women between the ages of 18 to 34 has been sexually harassed at work. Sexual misconduct makes working conditions hostile. It also put indirect pressure on the victim to leave his or her job. As an employer, you have the legal obligation to maintain a workplace free of sexual harassment.
28 October 2016
Anxiety can have a severely negative impact on a child's quality of life. It can interfere with a child's experiences at school and at home. Whether brought on by a trauma or simply by some reason that isn't easily understood, anxiety should be treated very seriously. Luckily, there are treatments for children with anxiety, and taking your child to therapy can be a solid step to help your child deal with an anxiety disorder.
28 October 2016
The time that a loved one spends in hospice care can be both horrible and wonderful for everyone involved. While the person who is facing the last days of their lives may be facing many different emotions, they may also be feeling a sense of joy at the celebration of all the years that they lived. Here are some questions that you may want to ask a loved one who is in hospice care to get to know them on a deeper level.
27 October 2016
If you suffer from depression, you may have several treatment options including medication and a variety of therapies. One type of therapy that may be beneficial depending on your personal experiences with depression is occupational therapy. Occupational therapy helps individuals define meaningful tasks in their everyday life and then engage in them in order to overcome a variety of mental health and cognitive issues. Below are three aspects of occupational therapy and how they may help you manage your depression.