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…
With the increasing needs of the society, mental health professionals are becoming a necessity. This is leading to the creation of diverse job profiles such as relationship counselors, career counselors, academic counselors, therapists, psychologists and so on. It often becomes difficult for an individual to decide who to approach for resolving an issue. Counselors, psychologists … Continue reading Counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist- who is right for you?
"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
Every time I told someone that I had difficulty sleeping or casually used the word “insomnia”, immediately they threw volleys of solutions at me- try counting backward from 100, blink for 30 seconds, exercise before sleeping, take a bath and many more. Well at first, they work. But after a certain period, they stop working. … Continue reading Insomnia II: Getting over Insomnia
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying moods, self-image, and behavior. It’s like a never-ending emotional roller-coaster ride. Overwhelmed, if one is unable to think straight, then one may say hurtful things or act out in dangerous ways that result in guilt later on. There are … Continue reading For People with Borderline Personality Disorder