Well, if nothing helps there’s nothing you can do. The thing is that the only way to know that is if you tried [...]
Do some depressed people still manage to attend school or do well, if not average, in their academics?
Yes, depression comes in all shapes and sizes. If you imagine a line with depressed on one side and happy on the other, [...]
What defines “success”? What is the success rate of a dinner with your spouse? (Maybe good communication, loving feelings and tasty food?) What [...]
What do psychotherapists do on a daily basis? If a person has personal issues, wouldn’t he/she just go straight to a psychiatrist?
Psychotherapists work with patients to help them better understand and manage their internal world, which includes all their thoughts and feelings, both conscious [...]
When is it time to stop seeking advice and emotional support from my mother and go see a therapist? My mother does not support me going to see a therapist because she says that I can talk to her about my problems.
Your mother may want the best for you, but she does not understand the importance of boundaries or the difference between talking to [...]
Therapy is very different for different people because people (including both clients and therapists) are all different. We come to therapy for different [...]
A) I’m a psychotherapist, not a psychologist. Psychologists have a degree in psychology. I do not. I have a Masters Degree in Social [...]
Psychiatrists are medical doctors that are trained in psychiatry, which relates to the treatment of mental disorders with psychotropic medication. Psychiatrists sometimes get [...]
After termination, if a therapist received a letter from a client detailing how the therapist has failed them, would the therapist attempt to respond or reach out to the client?
That depends on the therapist and all the other variables (how things ended, length of treatment, etc.). The notion that the therapist “failed” [...]