Educational

depression

EMDR as a Treatment for Depression: How Effective Is It?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is a leading cause of disability, affecting about five percent of the adult population. This means that more than 280 million people across the globe live with major depression and have to address its effects. While there are numerous conventional treatments and protocols, they don’t always work …

EMDR as a Treatment for Depression: How Effective Is It? Read More »

gender diverse person

Understanding the Struggles of Gender-Diverse People

Gender diversity has become the new norm in many countries, with more and more people embracing their true gender identity. However, despite this progress, there is still a lot of stigma that comes with being gender diverse. Gender diversity is “the range of gender identities and expressions that exist in society.” This includes gender expressions …

Understanding the Struggles of Gender-Diverse People Read More »

OCD

Does EMDR Work For OCD?

Do you find yourself constantly fixating and worrying about things that might happen, even though you know they’re unlikely? Do you feel the need to check things over and over again, just to be sure? Do you avoid certain situations or activities because they make you feel intolerably anxious? It might be worth meeting with …

Does EMDR Work For OCD? Read More »

transgender flag

Why We Should Observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance

The transgender community has long been fighting for their rights and acceptance in society. While there has been some progress made, there is still a long way to go. The transgender community faces many struggles, from discrimination and violence to lack of access to healthcare and employment. This is especially true for transgender people of …

Why We Should Observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance Read More »

woman with depression

Therapy for Depression: Is Depression Treatable?

Depression is a mental illness that can be debilitating and impact one’s quality of life. It’s characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and emptiness. Depression can also lead to physical problems such as headaches, chest pain, and digestive issues. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), depression affects about 7% of adults in …

Therapy for Depression: Is Depression Treatable? Read More »

LGBTQ+ social anxiety

How to Manage Social Anxiety as an LGBTQ+ Person

Anxiety disorders disrupt the lives of approximately 40 million Americans. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), about 15 million American adults struggle with social anxiety. Socially anxious people are not just shy people. Social anxiety should not be mistaken for shyness. This medical condition is an intense fear of social situations that …

How to Manage Social Anxiety as an LGBTQ+ Person Read More »