Category: Psychotherapy

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Relational Psychotherapy: Transforming Your Sense of Self

How do you treat yourself? Are you tough or understanding? Does this belief in yourself translate into how you treat those in your life as well? As the title of this articles suggests, relational therapy helps people develop a good sense of belief in themselves. The more you have a strong sense of self, the…
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March 24, 2016 0
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Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy

One of the keys to being able to reduce the effects of depression and chronic unhappiness from your life is through mindfulness. Being able to pay attention to the moment and be completely aware of your surroundings. That is part of the reason why Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy is helpful with giving patients the tools to…
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March 11, 2016 0
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Psychotherapy and Tai Chi

An interesting study came out recently showing how a combination of psychotherapy and martial art Tai Chi can help those suffering from insomnia and a host of other related illnesses. This should not come as a major surprise, since both psychotherapy and tai chi both focus on helping you deal with the emotions behind various…
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February 16, 2016 0
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How Does Psychotherapy Help

The biggest question in psychotherapy is how does it help people overcome their challenges? Every time someone walks into a psychotherapist’s office they want to know that they are not wasting their time. Therefore, we want to go through how psychotherapy helps patients improve their mental health. To be clear, what we are talking about…
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January 12, 2016 0
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Adult Children of Elderly Parents: Parenting Your Own Parents

Taking care of your elderly parents can be one of the strangest phenomena for many adults. Your parents are the ones who raised you and did so much for you over the years. Watching them decline can be one of the toughest things you ever face. It brings up questions of etiquette and communication that…
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October 29, 2015 0
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First-Year College Students and Adjustment to Being Away at School

Most kids cannot wait to go away to college. They are eager to have additional freedom. However, such changes can cause a number of first-year college students to have trouble adjusting to school. Recent statistics indicate that 30% of college students feel so depressed at one point or another that they felt it was difficult…
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October 19, 2015 0

Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients: Does It Help?

Researchers have been studying the effects of psychotherapy on cancer patients for the last few years. Mostly because once terminally ill patients are told there is no hope, their health seems to deteriorate at a faster rate compared to before they were given the word about their fate. Most of the literature seeks to understand…
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August 31, 2015 0

Solution Oriented therapy by Bill O’Hanlon

Do you remember the song you used to sing as a kid, “if you are happy and you know it clap your hands? If you’re happy and you know it and your face will surely show it…” Even early on in life we realize that we just want to be happy. However, the challenge many…
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June 25, 2015 0
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Multiple Sclerosis:  How Psychotherapy helps patients live with the illness

Multiple sclerosis damages the body in many ways. However, what is not often discussed is the mental challenges that arise from people who live with this illness. Fortunately, modern medicine has not only been able to provide cures for many living with multiple sclerosis (MS), but also found ways to improve the mental state of…
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June 10, 2015 0

Bipolar Disorder:  Managing Emotions through Psychotherapy

Can I overcome bipolar disorder? That is one of the biggest question I get from patients. They want to know the best way to manage their emotions from this mental illness, but are frustrated at finding the right path to accomplish their goals. That is why in this article we talk about some of the…
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May 14, 2015 0

Peak Inside a Chicago Psychotherapy Session

One of the biggest questions many of my Chicago psychotherapy clients ask when they first consider using my services is ‘what happens during a typical therapy session.’ They have heard so much about what psychotherapy is and is not that they are just not sure how it works. That is why today we want to…
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May 7, 2015 0