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Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that has been found to affect millions of individuals worldwide. In fact, about 30 to 40% of Americans every year share that they have… Read More

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? PTSD is typically developed after an individual has experienced a shocking, scary, dangerous, or unexpected event. However, not all people who develop PTSD have experienced such traumatic event. Some people have developed… Read More

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Is there something about your appearance that you may not like? Or are you in constant worry about such “flaw” that it causes you a significant distress? Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), formerly known as dysmorphophobia, is a mental… Read More

Eating Disorders

What is an Eating Disorder? An eating disorder is characterized by irregular eating habits, severe distress or an excessive concern regarding your body weight or shape. An individual can either have an altered consumption or absorption of food… Read More

Attachment Styles and Their Influence On Interpersonal Relationships

What is Attachment Theory and how does my attachment style affect my interpersonal relationships? Have you ever stopped to think how the relationship you may have had with your caregiver for example, may be affecting your relationships now?… Read More

Healthy vs Unhealthy Interpersonal Relationships

What is an interpersonal relationship? An interpersonal relationship is an interaction between two or more people whether it is anonymously or face-to-face, for example. Such relationships occur among those who may fill each other’s explicit/implicit physical or emotional… Read More

What is Separation Anxiety Disorder?

For children under the age of 12, Separation Anxiety Disorder is the most prevalent anxiety disorder while in a 12-month period in the United States, it is estimated that it exists among 0.9 to 1.9 percent in adults,… Read More

What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Social Anxiety Disorder is the second most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder after Specific Phobia. It is estimated that about 15 million American adults are diagnosed with it and that it may start at the age of 13. Social… Read More

Relationship Friday

Each Friday, we are answering questions about relationships! See this week’s entry and response below: Writer: I am interested in having my question about relationships answered. How does one not let a spouse with wildly fluctuating moods not… Read More

Thomas Fire

Thomas Fire.   When you look at the these words, what are the first things that come to do your mind?   Fear, sadness, devastation, disbelief, somberness, loss of words, disconnect, sleep disturbance, community, family distress, financial strains,… Read More