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BetterHelp Versus TalkSpace: The Ultimate Showdown

Online therapy is making inroads with a public increasingly using digital devices. Though the counseling profession still holds face-to face meetings, too, preferences for one form of mental health input over another exist. Fans of online therapy are having an impact on themselves and the counseling profession. The popularity contest that seems to be going […]

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy – A Detailed Overview

Though Dialectical Behavior Therapy  (DBT) also helps people who suffer from depression, eating disorders or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and substance abuse, this article focuses on how Dialectical Behavior Therapy helps people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), particularly if they are suicidal. Let’s break down that mind-boggling mouthful with definitions for those words and initials.   […]

Does Marriage Counseling Work

Does Marriage Counseling Really Work?

When you choose a life partner, you are probably not thinking about the conflicts that will arise once you are married. We all dream of having a perfect marriage, but what does that really mean? As the weeks, months and years pass after getting married, finances, intimacy, in-laws, housework, a new baby and work stress […]

Suffering from Anxiety

Is There a Suicide Risk For People Suffering from Anxiety?

Anxiety is a dangerous mental illness. Many people suffer from this disorder without even realizing it. The longer it affects a person without being treated, the more dangerous it becomes. It is important for mental disorders to be discussed. Once you can speak about it openly you are ready to see a therapist. The importance […]

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Getting the Right Help for Mental Illness Can Save Your Life

After years of struggling with sadness and experiencing doubtful thoughts Jenna finally decided to seek professional help. She had spent a lot of time talking to her mother about her feelings and while her mother did listen she was not able to properly help her and encourage her to think positively. Jenna found a psychiatrist […]

Child Anxiety

Are Children More Likely to Experience Anxiety Disorders Than Others?

Anxiety Disorders can interfere with a person’s everyday life to a point where they can not function normally. What happens when your child begins to experience anxiety and does not know how to communicate this to you as a parent? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect one in eight […]

How Many Mental Illnesses

How Many Mental Health Illnesses Exist?

A mental illness is a mental health condition that can affect your mood, thinking, and behavior. A behavioral or mental pattern that can cause a person suffering or inability to function on an everyday basis should be diagnosed by a professional. There are various types of mental illnesses according to WebMD, each with its own […]

Is Anxiety a Mental Illness

Is Anxiety a Mental Illness?

An anxiety disorder is a constant fear of the future. According to Psychiatry.Org more than 25 million Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder. But where does this disorder stem from, and is it a mental illness? According to Web MD an anxiety disorder is categorized as a mental illness. Anxiety disorders may be caused by […]

Bipolar Mystery

Bipolar Disorder Remains a Mystery. Is There Hope?

Living with Bipolar disorder can affect a person’s physical and mental state. Those experiencing bipolar disorder are likely to increase their isolation from others due to the constant feeling of alienation. Unfortunately, bipolar disorder is usually diagnosed until it causes a major riff in someone’s life and already at that point their friends and family […]

Severe Anxiety

What It’s Like to Experience Severe Anxiety

Many people experience anxiety on a normal basis, but suffering from an anxiety disorder is much more serious than we may realize. Anxiety is how our body responds to danger around us.  Most people experience anxiety when they feel threatened, under pressure, or are facing a stressful situation. Living with an anxiety disorder is overwhelming. […]