People who live in conditions of social disadvantage are at greater risk of developing mental illness. Access to treatment in low-and middle income countries is limited and can be expensive. (more…)
The main goal of all helping professions, including counselors, therapists and social workers, is to do no harm. Counselors build relationships of trust with their patients and therefore must be aware of their professional and therapeutic responsibilities to their patients. (more…)
Why is it that when we see another person suffering, some of us are able to instantly envision ourselves in the other person’s place and feel sympathy for their pain while others remain indifferent and uncaring?
The final episode of our 3 part series is finally here. Jake and Heather finish off this series with the discussion of the transition into adulthood for intellectually disabled. (more…)
Jake and Heather break it down as they discuss treatment intervention. One of the points they dig deeper on is behavioral modification. (more…)