How to Get Treated for ADHD

A little over 4% of adults have ADHD, and that number jumps to 11% for children.  While many people have ADHD, the majority of them never get tested for it and therefore don’t get the proper treatment.  If you’re wondering how to get treated for ADHD, we’ve got the answers. Keep reading for a quick...

Therapy for Couples: How to Get the Best Out of Couples Therapy

More than 75% of couples cite lack of commitment as the number one reason for divorce. Commitment is difficult to maintain, especially in a long-term relationship. But there is a way to nurture and promote commitment. Therapy for couples can be an effective tool to strengthen a relationship. Learn how to get the most out...

5 Signs of Depression in Children That You Should Never Ignore

Depression affects 3.2% of children and adolescents in the United States. Researchers used to think that only adults experienced depression, but now we know that is not true. Children can have trouble regulating their emotions and maintaining a positive outlook on life. If you notice your child or teen has been struggling, look out for...

Social Media and Adolescent Mental Health

Using social media platforms, such as Instagram, to post pictures or videos that receive likes and positive comments lights up a part of the brain that is also stimulated when using an addictive substance.

The Signs and Symptoms of Separation Anxiety in Adults

Did you know that separation anxiety in adults was not recognized until 2013, when the 5th edition Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was released?  Since then, studies have shown that over 6% of the adult population in America suffers from Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder (ASAD). If you suspect that you or a loved one...

How to Prepare for an Anxiety Therapy Session

Needing therapy for your anxiety is nothing to be ashamed about. The 21st century is a time of understanding and accepting mental illnesses, and anxiety is the most common psychiatric disorder out there.  However, attending an anxiety therapy session for the first time can be nerve-wracking. Though it’s important to help you learn to deal with...

5 Reasons to Try Out Couples Therapy

Did you know that 49% of couples have attended some form of counseling with their partner? Maintaining a relationship can be hard work, and that’s why many people turn to couples therapy in a bid to improve their relationship. These therapy sessions are often an excellent way to solve a range of issues between lovers. Read further...

How To Support Someone With Depression

Mental health issues aren’t only difficult for the person experiencing them, they can take a toll on the people and relationships surrounding them as well.