Bullying- Let’s Unite and End it!

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. This article talks about bullying, the effects on the person being bullied and some basic guidelines for dealing with such coercive behavior. Bullying is an unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. There are mainly 3 kinds of bullying: Physical bullying: hitting/kicking/pinching Social/ Relational bullying: … Continue reading Bullying- Let’s Unite and End it!

A little something about CBT…

Over the last few weeks, we have been sharing posts to familiarize people with mental illness. But what is more important is how to treat them. In our next series, we will be sharing very basic ideas about support and treatment to give a better picture. In this post, we specifically want to give an … Continue reading A little something about CBT…

A CASE OF ACUTE STRESS DISORDER

Acute stress disorder is a result of a traumatic event in which the person experienced or witnessed an event that involved threatened or actual serious injury or death and responded with intense fear and helplessness. The severity of the disorder may be reduced if professional intervention is initiated soon after the trauma. In this post, … Continue reading A CASE OF ACUTE STRESS DISORDER

The Whats and Hows of Play Therapy

"Play" has been a part of the therapeutic process for quite some time now. Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, Joseph Solomon, Virginia Axline, and Roger Phillips were some of the key individuals who played a role in establishing play therapy as an alternative therapeutic approach. As a matter of fact, some of the greatest philosophers like … Continue reading The Whats and Hows of Play Therapy