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The Many Faces of Depression

The Many Faces of Depression

There are many things that can make a person feel down. Losing a loved one, missing a deadline on an important project or breaking up with a boyfriend can all give you a case of the blues and leave you crying in your pillow for a little while. Sometimes, however, there is more to a sad feeling than a slump in life. When that is the case, depression might be the culprit.

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Eating Disorders – The Benefits of Individual Therapy In The Recovery Process

Eating Disorders – The Benefits of Individual Therapy In The Recovery Process

The Root of Eating Disorders

We all want to look our best,and developing new eating habits is an important component in changing one’s appearance and building self esteem. However, sometimes efforts to change one’s appearance become extreme as the result of underlying issues or obsessive compulsive behaviors. Anorexia, bulimia, purging and an unhealthy obsession with food can be the result. When one’s perception of food becomes unhealthy, there are often underlying feelings and unmet needs that must be addressed in order to return to a healthier way of life. Individual therapy is an effective solution when you need to cope with the past and present, come to terms with unhealthy feelings and get back on track to a healthier you.

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What Are Some of the Symptoms of Anxiety?

What Are Some of the Symptoms of Anxiety?

Identifying the Symptoms of Anxiety

Anxiety is a common condition that crosses all segments of society. It is believed to be rooted in the evolutionary fight or flight behaviors and can serve as a protective measure in times of imminent danger. Normal anxiety includes feeling concerned during the birth of a child, becoming anxious before a special first date or feeling apprehensive about the purchase of a new home. Excessive anxiety is dangerous however, and it can cause physical and psychological symptoms that lead to stress disorders, PTSD and other debilitating conditions. Because anxiety can spin out of control quickly for some individuals, it is important to seek the assistance of a qualified family and marriage therapist whenever concerns arise. With the help of individual therapy, you can enhance physical and psychological health, and give yourself the necessary tools to counteract severe anxiety.

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Improving Self Esteem Through Individual Therapy Sessions

Improving Self Esteem Through Individual Therapy Sessions

Overcome Issues with Self Esteem & Self Worth

Self esteem is the term used to express self worth and personal judgement. It can be either positive or negative, and it encompasses personal beliefs, values and emotional state of being. Many important life tools, including comfort level in social settings, perceived potential for success and the ability to attract positive people, are influenced by levels of self esteem, making this an important subject in every aspect of life.

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Understanding Depression and How Individual Therapy Can Help

Understanding Depression and How Individual Therapy Can Help

Depression is wide reaching, affecting more than 120 million individuals across the globe. According to statistics provided by the World Health Organization, this mental illness causes more than 800,000 suicide attempts annually and is a major contributing factor to disability claims made through government and private organizations each year. The impacts of this illness manifest in physical ways too, causing increases in blood pressure and blood sugar, joint and muscular pains, arthritis, respiratory ailments, headaches and extreme fatigue.

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Overcoming Anxiety With The Help Of Individual Therapy

Overcoming Anxiety With The Help Of Individual Therapy

Overcoming Anxiety With The Help Of Individual Therapy

Anxiety is a condition that all of us face at some point in our lives. It typically manifests as some combination of apprehension, nervousness, fear and struggle. This condition dates far back in human existence, as anxious behaviors are believed to be rooted in evolutionary psychology with a goal of increasing action and vigilance when a threat is imminent. Much like the fight, flight or hide behavior, feeling anxious can serve as a protective measure when immediate decisions are necessary for the health and well being of the individual.

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