Stages of therapy

My therapist told me that there are different stages of therapies. Of course as a licensed psychologist, she works with severely damaged person who is not functioning and needs to be in the residential treatment center. People with severe schizophrenia, personality disorder, bipolar..and these people have to focus on first…

Medication stigma

  I have been taking antidepressants for many years. I wouldn't talk about this everywhere I go but I don't hide about it either. I am surprised that so many people still have misconceptions about Antidepressants. These are probably the most common misconceptions about people who take medications for their…

Types of cognitive distortions

My counselor gave me this handout..it is crazy that I do almost 95% of what's listed here. T-T Mind reading: You assume that you know what people think without having sufficient evidence. Fortune telling: You predict the future- that things will get worse or that there is danger ahead. For…

High end prostitute kills google executive

What is wrong with our society?  Alix Tichelman is a high end prostitute and killed a Google executive by injecting him with lethal dose of heroin and then left his yachet without calling 911.  This 26-year-old prostitute met the google executive Forrest Hays via a prostitution website and she is…

How to treat insomnia

Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching the clock? Insomnia is a common problem that takes a toll on your energy, mood, health, and ability to…

What to do when you are in crisis

Yikes..emotional crisis. I feel like I am in a crisis even though everything seems to be going well on the surface. I had a recent fall out with my boss on a personal issue, realized that she was not a friend and will never be. It is devastating but it…

Do you practice good self care?

Ever since I met my therapist, she has ask me at least once during the session.."Are you practicing good self care?" My immediate response is I don't want to do it..I just want them to change the way they treat me...like a 2-year-old whiny child. I must admit. But self…

Does karma really exist?

Embed from Getty Images By Ashok Malhotra The principle of Karma is a central part of spiritual philosophies. Karma is a Sanskrit word used in eastern philosophies of Hinduism and Buddhism. In Islam and Christianity different words are used to describe the same principle. Basically the principle of Karma implies…
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