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What kinds of talk therapies are good for helping children cope with child abuse?

What kinds of talk therapies are good for helping children cope with child abuse?

Several types: This is increasingly well studied. Look up work by alicia lieberman and judith cohen. There are proven treatments available, but they require trained professionals. ...Read more

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Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Both together : Counseling can be a compliment to anger management. Anger management is mostly cognitive work and or behavioral. Couonseling seeks to help you understand your individual emotional drives. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are natural ways to cope with social anxiety?

Need expert help here. What are natural ways to cope with social anxiety?

Skills-Based Coping: See this page of Anxiety Disorders Assn of BC which contains educational & self-help tools (incl. a video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety: http://ow.ly/EXyqE Effective treatment for social anxiety will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear only a little to others you fear a lot. A CBT expert coach can be big help! ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective ways to deal with teen depression?

Listen : Establishing a relationship and listening helps. Many teens feel misunderstood and attacked, so patience and understanding are keen. For an article we did a while back see: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/identifyingchildhoodadolescentdepression.Asp. ...Read more

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What types of cognitive behaviour therapy or mindfullness training are most useful for managing bipolar?

What types of cognitive behaviour therapy or mindfullness training are most useful for managing bipolar?

MBCT and more: Mindfulness based cognitive therapy (mbct) has been shown to reduce recurrent major depression episodes. It may also be helpful for bipolar disorders. Meditation and other mindfulness approaches may also help: mbsd, act, dbt. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to help overcome social anxiety?

What are some good ways to help overcome social anxiety?

Try to reach beyond: Your comfort zone. Set some simple goals, i.e., to smile and say something at a social gathering to one new person. Practice before hand some possible things to say. Join a social group that does some activity you like, ie, hiking or volleyball. Meet with a therapist to develop some goals and practice. Good luck ; let us know how it goes. ...Read more

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What are good resources for dealing with paranoia?

What are good resources for dealing with paranoia?

Test reality: Reality testing is a good means of dealing with paranoia. Ask yourself what is really happening here? And test the fears and worries versus the actual goings on. Developing a list with a trained therapist is also helpful. ...Read more

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Are they any good online therapy for teens dealing with depression/drug problems?

Are they any good online therapy for teens dealing with depression/drug problems?

Online Therapies: Please stay away from these! psychotherapy is a function of the relationship between doctor and patient, and you can't have that on line. ...Read more

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4yrs anxiety.Gp suspects ocd&bipolar.Returning to therapy w/a new psychologist.Very anxious about dealing with these issues&seeing someone new? Help?

4yrs anxiety.Gp suspects ocd&bipolar.Returning to therapy w/a new psychologist.Very anxious about dealing with these issues&seeing someone new? Help?

New start: I agree with dr. Cohen, it is very important that you get on the right medication if you have ocd and bipolar. It is normal to be anxious about starting with someone new, especially if you have tried with someone who missed your diagnosis in the past. If you do get on the right medication you have a much better chance of dealing with these issues and having a better life. Good luck. ...Read more

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Anyone know about music therapy for mental disorders?

Anyone know about music therapy for mental disorders?

Yes, I c'd answer it: There are variety of different music therapy modalities in mental disorders, which could be recommended by the therapist, psychologist in your area. Music is very healing. I described it in my book: 'you playlist can change your life' it is on amazon. Also you could find information on my website: http://www.Brainmusictreatment.Com. You'll find there bmt (brain music therapy) as well. Best, dr. M. ...Read more

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What are some effective ways to cope with depression?

What are some effective ways to cope with depression?

Evaluate: Its important to first make sure that another medical illness is not masquerading as depressive symptoms. Once this is assessed, discuss the many medication and therapy options available with your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective ways to deal with depression?

What do experts consider effective ways to deal with depression?

Multiple ways: Exercise is a great way to cope with depression. Eating a healthy diet and supplements (i.e. Vitamin d, b complex and omega 3) can be beneficial. Journaling your thoughts and emotions, accupuncture, therapy and light therapy in the winter months are other options. You have to find what works for you. It could be a combination of things. For severe depression medication and therapy work best. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some coping skills to deal with anxiety?

Please tell me what are some coping skills to deal with anxiety?

Breathe: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read more

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What types of medicines are good someone who suffers from depression and self-injurious behavior?

What types of medicines are good someone who suffers from depression and self-injurious behavior?

None are good: Depression and sib is serious. Intense counseling and therapy is needed. Behavioral management is needed. Strong tranquilizers or even shock therapy may be necessary as a last resort. ...Read more

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What are good ways to deal with anxiety?

What are good ways to deal with anxiety?

How severe : Sometimes it really depends on the level of anxiety you're experiencing. Not all anxiety needs to be treated. Some anxiety could be a normal response to a life situation or other. Some mild to moderate forms of anxiety might respond well to yoga or breathing exercises. More severe forms may respond to therapy whether it is psychodynamic or cbt. And then of course there are medications that we use. ...Read more

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What are some unhelpful ways to deal with stress?

What are some unhelpful ways to deal with stress?

UNhelpful? many!: There are countless ways people try to deal with stress that are unhelpful. Picking fights, drinking too much, zoning out in front of a tv or computer screen, denying the problem, taking it out on one's spouse, kids, employees, or pets, hoping it will go away by itself, engaging in distracting risk-taking behavior, banging your head against a wall... The list is nearly endless. ...Read more

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Help please? What is group therapy like for those with anxiety disorder?

Help please? What is group therapy like for those with anxiety disorder?

Group Therapy: It is a safe setting where the psychologist helps individuals learn to perceive more accurately and also helps to examine the realities of one's worries. People tend to be very supportive and it reduces a feeling of being alone with your problems. ...Read more

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