Everyday life is tough for a child wrestling with anxiety.If your child is constantly worried, on edge, and upset, life can be tough for you as well. You want more than anything to keep them safe and believe that they feel safe too. Your hope is that they can grow up confident in themselves and their ability to cope with the world.
About dansharirI have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. I am also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I am experienced is treating clients individually and in groups and also train counseling students. I have enjoyed teaching and supervising Master’s level clinicians. My practice focuses on the areas of anxiety, depression, and addiction.
Children are often emotional, cranky, and whiny. Maybe you think it's just a phase. You may be right. But if the moods last for weeks or months, consider the possibility that your child is more than moody.
If you have anxiety, you might dread the idea of going to therapy. After all, anxiety makes you nervous and fearful about things. Many types of anxiety can make you fearful about going to new places, meeting people, talking about yourself, and so forth.
Group work can be one of the most beneficial types of therapy for people dealing with depression. If you can overcome the urge to isolate completely, then a group can provide you with the support you need to get through depression.
Group therapy offers many benefits. People with a diverse range of different issues can see vast improvement through group therapy. More than anything else, it helps you see that you are not alone.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression. However, it is cyclical or seasonal. In other words, it’s a depression that only happens during the winter months. Notably, there is a rarer form of the condition called Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder. In that case, the depression occurs during the summer.
Most people think support groups and group therapy are the same or interchangeable options during recovery but, despite some basic similarities, that’s not the case at all.
The new year is the perfect time to recommit to your sobriety. After all, it’s the time for fresh starts and resolutions. Therefore, it’s an ideal time to make a new action plan for staying sober.
The holidays are supposed to be a beautiful, cozy, wonderful time of year. However, many of us feel lonely during this season. Winter weather, family challenges, and holiday stress can all increase feelings of loneliness.
Many people are able to enjoy the occasional drink or drug use. In fact, holiday celebrations often include alcohol. They may include marijuana and other drugs. If you struggle with addiction or substance misuse, then this time of year can be especially challenging. After all, there are a lot of triggers during the holiday season. [...]