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Individual Therapy vs. Family Therapy

Mental health issues affect one out of five adults in America. Every day, millions of people seek help for these issues from trained mental health professionals. A broad range of mental health conditions needs treatment using an equally wide range of therapies. Finding the proper treatment for each patient’s situation is something that a good…

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Family Therapy to Support Women’s Mental Health

Mental health issues are a widespread problem in the United States. More than 50 million American adults live with a mental illness, roughly one in five people. Half of the population will experience a mental health condition within their lifetime. Recovering from a mental health condition is a journey that is different from person to…

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Do I Need Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

When used in conjunction with medication, talk therapy is one of the most effective forms of therapy in use for a wide variety of mental health conditions. However, talk therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach. There are different types and techniques of talk therapy offered at mental health facilities. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is…

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6 Benefits of a Mental Wellness Retreat

Life can easily become overwhelming between bills, work, family, education, and social commitments. Especially with underlying mental health conditions, life stressors can also put a significant drain on a person’s physical and mental health. Everybody needs a break sometimes, and a mental wellness retreat offers the opportunity for rest, recovery, and rejuvenation. A mental wellness…

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What to Do If You Are Coping With Family Trauma

Traumatic events can happen to anyone, and the aftermath can be difficult to cope with, especially when the event in question involves a family member. Traumatic events are frightening and often life-threatening or violent, and trauma can cause devastating effects on a family. In the aftermath of traumas such as death, abuse, or disaster, families…

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What Is a Complex PTSD Treatment Center?

Most people are at least passingly familiar with PTSD and recognize the difficulties it entails. However, when several traumas are experienced over an extended period, this can result in acutely disruptive and intense symptoms outside the scope of what is seen in conventional PTSD. This variant of PTSD is termed complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,…