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Addiction is one of the most challenging problems dealt with in counseling. Those engaging in addiction treatment should be aware that the process is seldom simple or easy.... continued »
There are many times a person may seek counseling. In most some instances, counseling becomes an urgent need. During life crises, when severe change threatens your ability... continued »
Death is the inevitable result of life - and one of the most traumatic and stressful transitions for you and your family. Whether you're dealing with a past death, or... continued »
Self-help doesn’t have to mean lonely years spent with library books telling you what you’re doing wrong with your life. Self-help is ultimately about making strong,... continued »
When you, a friend, or a loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, a process is begun: the process of preparing for death. For many, this time of preparation can be... continued »
Chronic depression is more common than many people realize, and millions in the U.S. and abroad suffer from severe and debilitating bouts of sadness continued »
Genetic or Family Traits Research studies among family members, along with those conducted on siblings, especially twins, and those who are placed for adoption have shown... continued »
Who Needs Exposure Therapy? Persons who have trouble navigating the world around them due to fear or anxiety about performing life skills that would assist them in... continued »
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Browse AllAboutCounseling.com to learn more about mental health, psychological, or human development principles and topics that address wellness, personal growth, pathology and more.
- Aging and Growing Old – For many, growing older is a positive experience. For others it can also bring change at a time when we are least able to adapt to change. The thought of living wills, friends passing away, wheelchairs and...
- Alcohol and Drug Effects Basics – Learn about the effects of drugs such as amphetamines, opiates, marijuana, cocaine and more. Get facts on the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol addiction, withdrawal symptoms, detox programs, and rehabilitation and treatment programs.
- Anxiety – In most situations, anxiety is normal and healthy, and not something that needs to be treated. However, sometimes anxiety in situations such as giving speeches can rise to unhealthy levels...
- Childhood Sexual Abuse and Trauma – A guide to better understand sexual abuse of children’s statistics, causes, and related trauma, dissociation or amnesia. Discusses the effects and outcomes for the abused and the abusers.
- Chronic Illness or Disability – An ongoing illness one doesn’t heal from can be a debilitating scenario. People with chronic problems may face pain and distress or have limits brought on by the illness or disability.
- Codependency and Codependent Behavior – A concept originally developed to acknowledge the responses and behaviors developed from living with an alcoholic or substance abuser. Over the years, it has expanded into a definition which describes a dysfunctional pattern of living and problem solving developed during childhood by family rules.
- 1-800 Crisis Hotlines – From drug addiction interventions to suicide prevention counseling, domestic violence or runaway children, there are crisis intervention hot lines you can call for emergency assistance.
- Cultural Issues – Understanding the cultural aspects of our lives, from the role mass media or language play, to learning how to deal with stereotypes and racism. Discusses the basics of culture in America.
- Different Types of Counseling Approaches – Therapy and counseling have a number of approaches. This describes the basic therapeutic approaches which range from cognitive, to primal psychotherapy and Gestalt therapy.
- Domestic Violence – Insight into the causes, effects, victims, and perpetrators of domestic violence including basic statistics, a number of interesting aspects regarding gender, laws, and the impact of drugs and alcohol use.
- Relaxation Techniques – Take advantage of powerful relaxation techniques such as progressive relaxation, biofeedback, guided imagery, and externalizing to reduce stress, achieve calm under duress, and balance your mood.
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