Why do people leave therapy?

There are several reasons why this happens, many people start to feel better after several sessions and might decide that it’s time to leave. Some can even have unrealistic expectations about the outcomes of therapy or how the treatment works and become disinterested once their expectations do not match with reality.

Is Your Cell Phone Affecting Your Mental Health?

In today’s society, mobile phones are a necessity. We rely on our phones to connect to the world, stay in touch with our loved ones, and keep up with news and social media. Although there are many benefits of cell phone use, our over-reliance can be detrimental too. Smartphones have an addictive quality, thus gaining entry into the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

What is gender dysphoria?

According to DSM-Ⅴ gender dysphoria is a condition characterized by persistent feelings of identification with another gender. Usually, one experiences distress with assigned gender and sex at birth. For the diagnosis of gender dysphoria, the feelings associated with it must cause significant distress and impairment.

What is PTSD and how to treat it?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a trauma and stress-related disorder that may develop after exposure to an event or ordeal in which death or severe physical harm occurred or was threatened. People who suffer from the disorder include military troops, rescue workers, and survivors of shootings, bombings, violence, and rape. Family members of victims can develop the disorder as well through vicarious trauma.