Depression is a common but serious illness. Everyone feels “sad” or “blue” at times, but severe depression can wreak havoc in lives causing dark, shadowy feelings that can last for weeks. Most who experience depression, or depressive episodes, need help in order to recover or find relief.
There is no escaping stress to one extent or another. It seems that, in today’s world, stressful situations lurk around every corner. From bumper to bumper traffic and a never ending list of unfinished tasks to constant responsibilities and demands, stress builds up until you feel like you will explode!
In today’s world there are a variety of stresses that confront tender, developing children from every angle. Child counseling, also known as child psychotherapy, can be a very effective treatment for children and adolescents who are dealing with mental, emotional, and behavioral issues.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a type of psychotherapy that combines "cognitive" therapy and "behavior" therapy. CBT focuses on changing negative thought patterns, feelings, habits and behaviors in order to bring about positive transformations in a person’s life.