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…)
It has been known that feelings are important aspect of our lives but the trouble is many of us have been brought up to ignore and override feelings. Childhood messages have a great role in contributing to this state of mind. (more…)
Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors. (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?
Community Health Alliance are teams that are diligent about providing a personal approach to health care. Their services include preventive medicine, dental services, behavioral health, women’s health, immunizations, WIC and nutrition counseling. (more…)
We had the honor of having on our show an amazing lady. She is from the United Kingdom who has created a community that allows people to support people. In her words “I create spaces for people to feel ‘heard’.” (more…)
Now surprise, it is the sense of astonishment, wonder, or amazement that is caused by something sudden or unexpected. The experience of surprise varies with the importance of the outcome, as well as beliefs about the outcome.
In today's we discuss deeper into Guilt and Shame. Jake discusses potentially the unhealthy cycles of shame and guilt. (more…)
Jake discusses the emotions of Excitement and Joy. Happiness is a blurred emotion. It can mean different things to many people. (more…)