The Types Of Treatment Programs Available in Drug Rehab

Drug Treatment Programs Drug treatment programs or drug rehab refers to the process of psycho-therapeutic and medical treatment to a person who is dependent on psychoactive substances like hard drugs, prescription drugs or alcohol. Rehabilitation aims at enabling the affected person to stop abusing the substance of interest, thereby avoiding the negative effects: i.e. financial, […]

Postpartum Depression Treatments

There are many ways to treat postpartum depression. Medication, Therapy, Support Groups, Herbal Supplements and Diet and Exercise are all ways to combat this debilitating disease. Not every answer is right for every person. Sometimes a combination of treatments is the best answer. Talk to your doctor to find out what is right for you. […]

Coping With Autism and OCD

After yet another display of lining up toys or endlessly performing the same behavior over and over it’s not unusual for parents to wonder if their child may have not one but two disorders – autism and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). OCD is a neurological disorder that causes obsessive thoughts and behaviors and can greatly […]

Alternative Therapies for Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is an impulse control or brain disease where the person pulls out their own hair from their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, or pubic area. The hair can be located anywhere. Some cases of trichotillomania are minor and can be managed with cognitive behavioral therapy and others are very severe and may require hospitalization. This disease […]

Clinical Psychology

Clinical psychology is aimed at understanding and studying human and animal behavior. Clinical psychologists evaluate mental health problems and conduct and use scientific research to understand them. They also develop, provide, and assess psychological care and interventions (psychotherapy). In America, clinical psychologists are normally required to hold a Ph.D. or a Psy.D. and often have […]

Treating Dermatillomania, A Skin Picking Disorder With a Cure

Dermatillomania is an obsessive compulsive disorder where a person has an intense urge and need to pick at their own skin. It is a disorder that consists of body focused repetitive behavior. For people with this disorder, the urge to pick at their own skin is so strong that often damage is done to the […]

Cocaine Treatment – What Is Involved

As with any addiction treatment the first and most important step the desire to seek help to beat the addiction and stay off the drug. It can only work if they truly want the treatment and help. When a person seeks cocaine treatment it can be very difficult and the relapse rates can be very […]

Do You Have Life-Traps?

Schema focused cognitive therapy (schema therapy) is a relatively new form of therapy. It was developed by Dr. Jeff Young in the mid-1980s while he worked alongside Dr. Aaron Beck in the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Beck is well known for the creation of cognitive behavioral therapy, and Dr. […]

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment which combines cognitive-behavioral theory and methods with eastern meditative principles and practices. Dialectical Behavior therapy was developed by psychologist Marsha Linehan. Who Benefits from DBT Skills Training? DBT can be useful for Borderline Personality Disorder, Substance Abuse, self-injury, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and […]