Social anxiety is very different from being introverted or shy. Individuals who suffer from it become paralyzed with the fear of being judged, scrutinized and evaluated by others. It holds them back from building meaningful relationships, both personal and professional. Fortunately, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can successfully help you manage the symptoms and ultimately allow you to make authentic connections in your life.
Flashbacks are powerful recollections of past traumatic events. They often occur without warning and pull you back into the frightening experience and flood you with distress. It can leave you feeling unsafe, unsettled, overwhelmed, and just as traumatized as before. Psychotherapy is a proven way to find relief.
Every pregnant woman should become acutely familiar with typical postpartum disorder symptoms and engage in open and candid discussions about them with family members. This dialogue may allow a loved one to recognize your postpartum disorder well before you realize it, yourself. The symptoms can range from mild to severe, starting with postpartum blues as the mildest. Postpartum depression requires treatment and postpartum psychosis is the most severe, requiring in-patient intervention.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, sometimes referred to simply as CBT, is one of many types of psychotherapy treatments that help individuals explore and take control over the interconnections between their thoughts, emotions and behaviour. Rigorous scientific studies have demonstrated CBT to be highly effective on individuals suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, phobias, etc.
A healthy mind has direct bearing on your overall wellness, just like your physical health. Your social, emotional and psychological states directly affect your thoughts, feelings and actions. Yet, most people are loathe to seek professional help for mental suffering compared to physical suffering. How do you know when to reach out? Here is a three point self assessment to evaluate how healthy your mind is.