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Surviving a traumatic breakup: A psychotherapist’s guide to healing
Divorce and Separation / Relationships

Surviving a traumatic breakup: A psychotherapist’s guide to healing

Alicia Henry, LCSW If you have ever struggled with a breakup or divorce you will recognize that this can be one of the most painful experiences an individual can go through. Much like an open wound, healing from a breakup requires special care and treatment. Inspired by my own personal […]

When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….
Health / Health & Wellness / Mental Health

When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….

By Dr. Carolina Castanos, PHD Sometimes suicide appears to happen out of the blue, suddenly, and without any apparent signs.  According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on average, there are 123 suicides per day and, men die from suicide 3.5 times more than women.  Suicide is the 10th […]

Causes of Depression
Health / Mental Health

Causes of Depression

A lot of medical research has contributed much to the understanding of depression. However, scientists do not know the exact reason that sets off depressive illness. There is no exact answer to the causes of depression but there are a lot of possibilities oftentimes resulting from a combination of things […]

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals
Health & Wellness / Mental Health

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals

A service animal can help owners with disabilities navigate daily tasks. Service animals are recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with months or years of training that serve a specific disability-related function, such as seeing-eye dogs. However, people not necessarily exhibiting a mental or physical disability […]

Is It Time You Made the Decision to Conquer Fear?
Health & Wellness / Mental Health

Is It Time You Made the Decision to Conquer Fear?

Make a Decision You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” Dale Carnegie Once you have identified and examined your fears, you now have to decide. You have to make a decision with regards to […]

Depression as a Symptom – What your Depression Could be Telling You
Health & Wellness / Mental Health / Uncategorized

Depression as a Symptom – What your Depression Could be Telling You

Depression itself is a disorder with its own set of symptoms; but depression can also be a symptom in and of itself. There are various health and lifestyle issues of which depression is an indication or “side effect.” In other words, the depression may be related to a physical cause […]

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