Midlife Crisis – What Are the Signs?

We all have heard about someone having a midlife crisis. Yet we rarely recognize it when it happens to us. Early in our life,...
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Fibromyalgia Treatment in the Primary Care Setting

This article discusses some of the different approaches in the treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) in the primary care setting. However, this approach can be...
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Grief & Growing Through Difficult Times

It takes an enormous amount of energy to remain stuck in chronic grief, resentment or sadness. Often, we try to resist these genuine emotions...
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Models and Frameworks of Therapy

What follows are some brief descriptions of different models of therapy available in counseling, including the most common, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy...
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What is Gottman Method Couples Therapy?

Some patients prefer to use a specific type of Relationship Counseling called the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy. Based on Dr. John Gottman's research...
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How NOT to Talk to Your Doctor

In order to understand how to best talk with your doctor (or psychiatrist, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, or other medical provider), you need...
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Supplements and Mental Health

Many people are interested in natural methods to help offset the symptoms of mental illness. And who wouldn't be? As such, many people are interested...
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Intensity, Anger, and Men

The psychology of men is hard for both men and women to understand. Some women think that men are chronically intense, angry and controlling....
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How to Choose a Good Psychiatrist

At some point, you may find yourself in need of a good psychiatrist. There are three critical rules in doing this. Understanding the terminology...
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Caretaker Burnout, Compassion, and Fatigue

When a member of the family experiences problems, an illness, injury or disability, we tend to forget the impact that any of these problems...