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My Experience with Pet Therapy

By Leia Rivera No content available.

One writer recounts how a pet therapy session made a difference in her eating disorder treatment. Continue Reading

3 Things to Remember During Your First Group Therapy Session

By Tori Utley No content available.

The first night of treatment can be nerve-wracking for everyone. Remember these tips to set your nerves aside and start your jo... Continue Reading

Introducing the Emotional Freedom Technique

By Caitlin Thiede No content available.

Little by little, using this technique will help you unveil your own solutions to stressful emotions and teach you how to put t... Continue Reading

Reaping the Rewards of ‘Horticultural Therapy’

By Caitlin Thiede No content available.

Therapeutic horticulture could be defined as the art or practice of garden cultivation and management for the purpose of self-h... Continue Reading

CBT vs. DBT: Is One Better Than the Other?

By Leia Rivera No content available.

These two most prevalent types of treatment have differences that could affect which one could better benefit a patient. Continue Reading

One writer walks us through the roller coaster of emotions she went through before she finally went to her first therapy session—and how she felt afterwards.

What I Learned About Myself After My First Therapy Session

By Lisa OBrien No content available.

One writer walks us through the roller coaster of emotions she went through before she finally went to her first therapy sessio... Continue Reading

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Psychotherapy: For One-on-One Recovery

By Lisa OBrien No content available.

A trustworthy professional can teach you tools on how to better cope with family of origin issues, depression, or why certain p... Continue Reading

Individual vs. Group Therapy: What's the Best Choice for You?

By Elizabeth Seward No content available.

Individual and group therapies can both help strengthen the process of recovery. Learn about the biggest differences between th... Continue Reading

Signs That You're Too Dependent On Your Therapist

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Having a great professional bond with your therapist is important, but when you start to live your life according to his or her... Continue Reading

Defining Therapy Treatment Options

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

Your therapist can approach treatment a number of ways. Here’s an overview of some of the most commonly used therapy techniques... Continue Reading

Life After Therapy: 4 Tips on How to Fly on Your Own

By Audrey Beim No content available.

It’s easy to latch onto therapy as a safety net but there are also ways to move forward without it. Continue Reading

Imagination Therapy: Does It Really Work?

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Some therapists are using guided imagery to help launch people into making positive changes in their lives. Take a look at the ... Continue Reading

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4 Practical Gains from Group Therapy

By Chris Weldon No content available.

What you can't get from an one-on-one session. Continue Reading

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Addiction Therapy--How It Helps

By Angel W. Abott No content available.

Find out more about this type of counseling and if it may be a good fit for you. Continue Reading

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Pros and Cons of Group Therapy

By Cynthia Adeniyi No content available.

Group therapy can be an effective and enjoyable experience, but it is not for everyone. Here are some of the pros and cons to c... Continue Reading

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