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Learning Disability

"Learning disability" is a term that most people try to avoid in their lives, especially parents whose children get diagnosed with it. What is so scary about this term? LD refers to learning problems that are unexpected in a seemingly capable child. The factors of learning disabilities can be divided into three different categories:- Developmental … Continue reading Learning Disability

Emotional abuse : Understanding and coping.

I really hope not, but if it ever happens that your relationship is damaging your self-esteem or making you feel small, as dramatic as it sounds, you are being emotionally abused. The signs of physical abuse are clear but emotional abuse is a grey area. There is no one common sign of emotional abuse and … Continue reading Emotional abuse : Understanding and coping.

Student suicide: HOW TO SAVE YOURSELF?

It’s a pity that hundreds of teens and young adults are facing one of the most frightening things that a person can face in his lifetime- suicidal thoughts. We all want to get good marks but when our marks become the sole parameter of our worth, our parents’ status in the society, the only thing … Continue reading Student suicide: HOW TO SAVE YOURSELF?

Why stereotype?

Ever had a prenotion about something or someone before you actually get to know that person or thing? Well, if you have, you are already in the puddle. “Stereotyping” refers to a fixed set of characteristics or images that a person believes in, about a particular person, community or object. For instance, stereotypes about a … Continue reading Why stereotype?

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