What Are the Most Common Types of Trauma?

Did you know there are different types of trauma including acute, chronic, and complex? Find out more about common types of trauma types below. Approximately 70 percent of Americans have experienced trauma within their lifetime. That’s about 224 million American people who have experienced trauma. Trauma comes in many shapes and forms. There is no one...

Depression vs. Sadness: The Differences Explained

It can be challenging to understand the differences between depression vs. sadness. Find out more about the similarities and differences below. Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the world. According to data from the World Health Organization, depression affects roughly 264 million people. And though it’s common to feel down from...

4 Simple Mental Health and Wellness Tips

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Like there’s so much going on in your life that you don’t have time to look after your mental health and wellness? If you feel that way, you’re not alone. Still, self-care is an integral part of your well-being, and learning how to take care of yourself can improve every...

The Different Types of Stress Explained

If you are experiencing increased stress over the course of the past few months, you are certainly not alone. Americans have reported record amounts of stress in 2020, as finances, social life, and family relationships are placed under increasing strain. Understanding and managing the causes and symptoms of stress requires a recognition of the different types of...

The 5 Styles of Thinking, Explained

Do you find yourself thinking about the way you think? Learn about 5 unique styles of thinking to further understand how your brain works below. We may not always be aware of it, but our brains have particular ways of working. There are five styles of thinking, and it’s important to understand how they affect...

Healing From Childhood Trauma: How to Take the First Steps

Healing from childhood trauma is challenging, but not impossible. Learn how Uplift Psychology Group is here to help you take the first steps. “I shouldn’t be struggling with this.” “It was a long time ago, and it shouldn’t affect me anymore.” “It was my fault for letting them treat me like that.” Sound familiar? If...

Why Does My Child Have Difficulties Focusing?

Does your child have difficulties focusing? Learn about the possible reasons why, along with how seeking professional counseling can help below. As a parent, you are naturally keenly invested in the growth and development of your child. We all want to see our offspring thrive, which is why it can be so concerning when there...

Let’s Talk About ADHD Evaluations

ADHD stands for “attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.” It is a very commonly used term in our society, and we also know that it is a very common diagnosis. Often, individuals requesting ADHD evaluations notice difficulties with attention, concentration, organization, staying on task, keeping track of information, and planning ahead. Sometimes, challenges with fidgeting, impulsivity, and excessive talking...

6 Benefits of Having a Psychological Evaluation

A psychological assessment is a wonderful tool that allows you to get to know yourself. We explain 6 benefits of having a psychological evaluation below. With any form of illness, early detection is critical for effective treatment. The same applies to mental illnesses and conditions in all of their forms. One of the most effective...

The Different Types of Anxiety Explained

If you think that anxiety simply means feeling a bit stressed and on edge, then you might need to think again. As a mental health condition, anxiety is much more complicated than that. There are different types of anxiety and related disorders. Anxiety is an umbrella term that includes several conditions, all with some unpleasant...