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Anxiety Regarding Racial Issues in the United States

The United States remains one of the most diverse countries on earth. Despite this diversity, there have always been issues surrounding racism and inequality. Although many assumed that racism has reduced in recent years (i.e. when Obama was elected), recent events have highlighted the issues that People of Color continue to face in the United States. Racial issues, rather than...[ read more ]

Online Therapy During Coronavirus

In just four months, coronavirus has changed the world drastically. Thousands have died, millions have lost their jobs, stock prices keep fluctuating, world economies are struggling to rebound, and everyone is uncertain if and when things will return to normal. The resulting grief, insecurity, and general uncertainty have raised anxiety and stress levels to a new high. Therapy is needed...[ read more ]

Alcohol Abuse During COVID-19

In this COVID-19 era, everyone is so focused on the pandemic that little attention is being paid to a looming threat; the danger of alcohol abuse. In the past couple of months, social media has witnessed a rise in quarantine drinking challenges, hospitals have had an increase in alcohol-related admissions, and the number of cases of alcohol abuse received by...[ read more ]

Coping with Cabin Fever

Human beings are by nature social animals. We generally thrive on togetherness, on being part of a group, and dislike our own company for long stretches of time. For others, it’s not so much the company but the excitement that comes with meeting new people and embracing new perspectives. When we are cut off from society due to a natural...[ read more ]

Coronavirus Anxiety and Tips for Managing It

man suffering from depression during coronavirus

Ruthless. That’s one way to describe the COVID-19 virus currently sweeping through the world and leaving nothing but grief and uncertainty in its wake. There seems to be no end in sight for this global pandemic that not only threatens our physical disposition but our mental health as well. More than 20 million Americans suffer from anxiety and panic disorders,...[ read more ]

Are These the Winter Blues or Symptoms of Depression?

Shorter days. Longer nights. Early sunsets and cold, dark days. You get tired easily and become gloomy. Resentment against the approaching winter builds as you desperately wish for the sunnier and brighter days of summer. This funk you're in might be the winter blues. But if you feel this way year in, year out, you just might be suffering from...[ read more ]

What Is Considered Normal Stress and Worry, and What Is an Anxiety Disorder?

You have an interview next week and are worried sick you’re going to say the wrong thing and miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime. A heated quarrel breaks out with a close friend and you’re anxious that the angry words hurled at each other might have damaged the relationship irreparably. You have a couple of tight deadlines and...[ read more ]

Why the Pain from Childhood Sexual Assault Can Affect a Survivor for Years

Research has demonstrated that an alarming number of adults were abused or sexually assaulted as children. Years after the abuse, many of these now adults continue to struggle to come out of their shells and thrive. Although they've been deeply wounded and scarred, they are survivors. These traumatic experiences can lead to mental disorders, emotional issues, and in some cases,...[ read more ]

What Is the Serenity Prayer and How Can It Help People Struggling with Alcohol Abuse?

Alcohol abuse is a form of substance abuse. Most alcoholics are not addicted to the taste of the drink but rather the numbing quality of alcohol. It grants them a needed escape from their worries and problems. But the reprieve doesn’t last forever and when the effect wears off after a couple of hours, they come back to earth with...[ read more ]

CBT: What It Is and What It Can Do For You

  Are there areas in your life that pose a challenge to you? Have you decided to face this challenge alone because you do not feel seeing a therapist is right for you? Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the answer that you are looking for. Many people have the impression that seeing a therapist requires spending their time exploring their...[ read more ]



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