It is not uncommon to hear people describe themselves as feeling ‘down’, ‘blue’ or ‘stressed’ when facing more challenging times in their life. But how do you know whether you are anxious or stressed or depressed? And when is what you are feeling ‘bad enough’ to warrant seeking
Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping
Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression.
The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And
By: Nancy Wasson, Ph.D.
Just in the United States alone, depressive disorders affect approximately 18.8 million adults in any given year.
Statistics show that only 20 percent of those who experience this diagnosis will receive an appropriate treatment plan. Many individuals will be too embarrassed
People talk a lot about the need for “boundaries,” but what does this word really mean? As a parent, you can think of a boundary as the line you draw around yourself to define where you end and where your child begins. Kids push these boundaries every day. As parents, we sometimes cross
Once you decide that a particular therapist is likely to be a useful guide through unexplored territory in your life, the work can begin. What do you do next?
Your primary responsibility in psychotherapy is to work toward becoming more aware of your experiences, thoughts, feelings, and memories,
Do you ever feel too overwhelmed to deal with your problems? If so, you're not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than a quarter of American adults experience depression, anxiety or another mental disorder in any given year. Others need help coping with a serious
Dr. Becky McTague is the co-author of “The New Balanced Literacy School: Implementing Common Core”.
This book describes how to develop the tenets of a balanced literacy framework while implementing the common core standards. In addition, the book illustrates how to create the new balance