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CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

CBT vs DBT: How They Can Help Mental Health

So what is CBT and DBT anyways? Whether you are new or go to therapy frequently, CBT and DBT are important treatment options to understand because they might impact your overall therapeutic results. Understanding various theoretical orientations may align you with a...

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What is a Chosen Family & How to Build Your Own

What is a Chosen Family & How to Build Your Own

We can’t choose our families, nor do we have any control over the family structures and environments we’re born into. While it can be special to have a healthy and happy family bond, it’s unfortunately not always possible for everyone. When your biological family lets...

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How to Make Friends as an Adult

How to Make Friends as an Adult

When you were a child, it’s likely you naturally engaged in social situations whether it was at school, playing sports, going to summer camp, or playing with other kids in the neighborhood. You might remember walking right up to other kids and immediately bonding...

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What is POCD? Pedophilia OCD Explained

What is POCD? Pedophilia OCD Explained

In mainstream depictions of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the condition is usually presented as someone who is preoccupied with organization, cleanliness, and order. Many people aren’t aware there are many different types of OCD such as harm OCD, relationship...

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Are There Any Dangers of EMDR Therapy?

Are There Any Dangers of EMDR Therapy?

Our brains can sometimes naturally recover from traumatic memories and events without therapeutic intervention. However, if the traumatic memories are not processed and stored properly, these experiences can continue to cause distress in the present moment and for a...

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What Does Dissociation Feel Like & How to Cope?

What Does Dissociation Feel Like & How to Cope?

Dissociation is a mental process that creates a lack of connection in a person’s thoughts, memory, and sense of identity. Dissociation is a natural and protective trauma response when the full recollection of the traumatic event can be too excruciating for the system,...

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What is Trauma Dumping? Understanding Oversharing

What is Trauma Dumping? Understanding Oversharing

Most people need to vent from time to time, right? Maybe you’ve been dealing with an issue with a stubborn family member, a significant other, co-worker, had a really bad day, or might be struggling with career or money problems. It’s common to blow off steam by...

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