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Posted on Jun 4, 2015 in Anxiety, Child Sexual Abuse, Children, Counseling, Depression, News, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Teens, Therapy

Developing Self Esteem

Low self esteem is a problem with many people. Here is a brief list of people who are likely to suffer from low self esteem. People who have faced failures in the past. People who were sexually abused when they were young. People suffering from some type of addiction like drugs, alcohol. People who have relapsed into an addiction. People who have just come out of a relationship. People suffering from abuse (physical, emotional or both) from friends or family members. People with disabilities (mental or physical). What are the effects of low self esteem? Low self esteem has been linked to depression. When you have low self esteem, you feel unworthy and unsure about your abilities (loss of confidence). Basically, when you have low self esteem, you have a negative opinion of yourself. Low self esteem has a number of side effects such as social withdrawal, self neglect, reluctance to take on challenges or trust your opinion, eating disorders, emotional turmoil and anxiety, a cynical attitude towards life,...

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Posted on Mar 26, 2015 in Counseling, Family, News, Therapists, Therapy

The Many Benefits of Therapy

Therapy is a form of treatment that can help people better deal with their problems arising due to mental, emotional or physical conditions. Whether you seek therapy from a counselor or a psychologist or go for psychotherapy under the supervision of a psychiatrist it is a step towards your betterment. Psychologists have doctoral degrees and are licensed professionals. Counselors too have doctoral or master’s degrees that qualify them to offer counseling to others. Psychotherapists are doctors who undergo study and training to treat people for various conditions. Here are some benefits of therapy that can help you lead a healthier life. Therapy can help people better deal with mental disorders Whether it is a severe mental condition or a bout of depression after a traumatic event; therapy can help you deal with the symptoms in a much better way and overtime even help you minimize the symptoms or even heal the problem. Therapy can help people better achieve their goals Mental blocks often deter a person from achieving the...

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