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Coping Skills: Styles and Strategies for Dealing with Stress

Coping Strategies

Psychological stress is a normal response to events that threaten or upset your body system in some way. Whenever you sense danger, whether real or imagined, the defense mechanism of the body kicks into high gear in an automatic and rapid process referred to as fight or flight or freeze reaction.

Coping occurs as a response to psychological stress with the sole purpose of maintaining...

Codependency: Online Therapy for Healthy Relationships

Codependency

Codependency, also referred to as relationship addiction, is both an emotional and behavioral condition passed down the generation line and affects a person's ability to have a mutually satisfying and healthy relationship. Following a number of studies conducted on interpersonal relationships and alcoholism within families, codependency was discovered. Being a learned behavior, codependency...

Cheating Spouse and Affair Recovery

Cheating Spouse

A cheating spouse is the ultimate form of betrayal. Recovering from an affair can take years of counseling, and many marriages don't survive. Regardless of whether you are the cheater or cheated, it's important you seek counseling or online therapy to save your relationship.

Most married couples swear it could never happen to them, but sadly, it's estimated that 30-60% of married individuals...

Can Online Therapy Really Help Me?

Online Therapy Provider

Online therapy has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, making it a popular option for busy professionals, homebound individuals, and those who live in remote areas. If you fit any of those situations, or if you're simply pressed for time and would prefer to attend therapy sessions on your own schedule, online therapy may be a good option for you.

Online therapy provides assistance in...

Benefits of Online Therapy for Sufferers of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is said to impact roughly 8% of the American population at any given period. While 8% might not seem like much, take into consideration that it translates to approximately 24.4 million individuals. With numbers that staggering, it is important that sufferers of PTSD receive the help they need.

Impact of PTSD

Part of the reason seeking help is so important is...

Anger Management Counseling

Anger Management Counseling

Anger is a perfectly normal and healthy emotion. However, when it becomes chronic and explosive, it can easily spiral out of control and cause serious consequences not only in your work and social interactions but also your health and state of mind. To control and manage your anger requires a deeper understanding of the reasons that cause your emotional outbursts as well as anger management...

Anger Management Counseling

Anger Management Counseling

We all know what anger is and what it can feel like. While anger is a normal, usually healthy, emotional response to a perceived threat, anger can also get out of control and turn destructive. This can lead to serious problems in our personal lives and workplaces. It can be very frightening to get so angry we feel out of control of our emotions and our reactions to others.

Do you find you...

Alcohol Abuse: Find a Therapist to Help Break the Destructive Cycle

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Alcoholism, also referred to as alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence, is a condition described as the dependence upon and repeated use of alcoholic substances. Experts attribute this condition to a psychological and cognitive dependence with the potential of causing extensive tissue damage and even disease across the body.

In 2012, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, one...

8 Ways to Reconnect as a Couple

8 Ways to Reconnect as a Couple

Married couples and people in long-term relationships will sometimes find that their connections may grow distant after some time has passed. This doesn't mean that they no longer feel love for each other, but something is missing that they used to share.

If you and your partner are experiencing this lack of an emotional connection, it doesn't mean the relationship is ending. In fact,...

Affair Recovery: Online Therapy & Counseling for Infidelity

Infidelity Counseling

Marital infidelity is an act that severely strains a relationship. When one partner has an affair, the other may feel lonely, devastated, betrayed, aggrieved, and confused. Even though the consequences of infidelity often lead to divorce and separation, where the couples are willing, they can instead find a therapist for online affair recovery counseling to help them repair their relationship...

A Consumer’s Guide to Antidepressants

Antidepressants for Depression and Mood Disorders

If you have been diagnosed with depression or a mood disorder, it is likely that you will be prescribed an antidepressant to help alleviate your symptoms. As a consumer, you have the right to know what these drugs are, how they work, and what they can and cannot do.

What are Antidepressants?

Antidepressants are prescribed psychiatric medications that are used to alleviate the symptoms of...

5 Reasons Why People with Depression Avoid Treatment

Find an Online Therapist for Depression

According to the World Health Organization, depression is one of the most disabling diseases in the world. However, with treatment, 70 percent of the reported cases of depression can improve in a matter of weeks. While this may seem a bright and promising picture -- the downside is about two-thirds of depression victims are reported avoiding treatment and expert counseling on how to get...