3 Reasons Different Types Of Therapy Are Important For Battling Drug Addiction

For people battling drug addiction, an important component that may be missing from their recovery is different types of therapy. Utilizing talk therapy and possibly psychiatric medication may help you on the road to recovery. Hearing Similar Stories There are many group therapy session for people battling drug addiction which can make you feel less alone in your struggles. Although many people are apprehensive about discussing sensitive topics in a group setting, you will quickly realize many people have similar experiences.   Read More...

How To Overcome Childhood Bullying With Help From A Psychologist

It is normal for children to have disagreements, but bullying is different. Bullying is when someone uses aggressive behavior. It can take on the form of words, physical contact and other subtle actions. A bully intentionally and repeatedly causes harm and discomfort to another person. In 2007, nearly a third of students between the ages of 12 to 18 years old were bullied almost daily. The person being bullied usually does not cause the bullying and cannot defend against the attack.   Read More...

Ways To Help Your ADHD Student Adjust To The Classroom

Having a student in your class who struggles with ADHD can be a challenge, especially if you have a large class size. Many teachers might wonder how best tot meet the needs of the student while maintaining classroom rules and order. Here are some ideas to consider. 1. Provide breaks. People with ADHD need to have frequent breaks from the task. You might meet with your student at the beginning of the year and ask them what they need during class time.   Read More...

3 Things You Need To Know About Healing From Sexual Abuse

If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual abuse it is important to get the help that you need. There are few people who can recover from the trauma and effects of sexual abuse without professional counseling. Here are some things that you should know. 1. Sexual Abuse Victims Can Have Halted Emotional Maturity If the sexual abuse happens when the person is a child, it can affect their ability to mature in a healthy way.   Read More...

Pediatric Occupational Therapy: A Parent's Guide

Seeing your child suffer because they cannot achieve the same things as other children their age physically is incredibly disheartening as a parent. Whether your child suffers from a condition they've had since birth, such as spina bifida, or they have a physical injury that has led to orthopedic limitations, pediatric occupational therapy (POT) can be a great help. If you have never had experience with POT, you are bound to want to know more about how this can help your child.   Read More...