News And Information:
You Are Not Alone... -- Where to start, on mental health and mental illness.
Catharsis Increases Rather Than Decreases Anger
And Aggression -- Contrary to popular belief, venting anger through physical aggression-such as hitting a
punching bag or a pillow-does not decrease one's anger. According to new research, such acting out only increases a
Exercise Helps Keep Your Psyche Fit -- Research shows exercise to be a viable, cost-effective treatment for depression and may help in the
treatment of other mental disorders.
NGLTF Responds To Flawed Spitzer Study On So-Called Reparative Therapy
-- The study suggests that in some cases, "highly motivated gay
people" can change their sexual orientation, snake oil packaged as science.
If Sex Enters Into The Therapy Relationship
Disappointed With Your Therapist? -- An "Ask Alice" column, written for students at Columbia, but has some good points.
How To Choose A Therapist -- And other frequently asked questions answered about
starting psychotherapy. By John M. Grohol.
Psychotherapy For Depression.
Do Marriage Counselors Do More Harm Than Good? --
By Larry Bilotta
This article could help you avoid making a costly mistake (or not) that could not only set you back financially...but cost you your marriage as well. The points are well made. Read it and then let us know what you think. Share your opinions and experience at The Magic Stream Blog
The Expressive Arts in Counseling --
By Samuel T. Gladding.
In recent times, there has been renewed interest in the use of the arts in
counselors can assist their clients in developing their potential through
concrete and abstract verbal and nonverbal art forms that inspire, direct, and heal.
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