Nov 3, 2020 in Counseling
Overcoming & Managing Mental Health Issues.
Everyone in some point of our life will encounter mental health issues. However, there are ways to overcome & manage it well
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Life is never a bed of roses and there are always ups and downs period. One day, we will encounter obstacles. Be it in work, family, relationship, friendship, health, death and so forth, there are always time to heal and being able to come forward to talk about it is the inital step towards success of overcoming and managing it.
During time of doubting yourslef, you will be overwhelmed with all negative thoughts and behaviours such as reluctantly to seek treatment, feeling worthlessness, helpless and even having low self esteem. In this situation, there are some ways you can do such as:
Seek a proper treatment - You may deny the need of having treatment. Do not let the fear of being labeled with a mental illness prevent you from seeking help. Treatment can provide relief by identifying what's wrong and reducing symptoms that interfere with your work and personal life
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Psychotherapy - Psychotherapy is the therapeutic treatment of mental illness provided by a trained mental health professional. It explores thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and seeks to improve an individual’s well-being. For certain mental problems, it has to be paired with medication in resulting in more effective way to promote recovery. Examples include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, etc.
Don't isolate yourself - If you are affected by mental illness, you may be unwilling to tell anyone about it. Your family, friends or members of your community can offer you support if they know about your mental illness. Reach out to people you trust for the compassion, support and understanding you need. Look for a counselor to assist you.
Do not equate yourself with your illness. - Do not keep your give yourself a label. You are not an illness and there are ways to handle your problems.
Join a support group - A support group is a group meeting where members guide each other towards the shared goal of recovery. Support groups are often comprised of nonprofessionals, but peers that have suffered from similar experiences.
The above lists can goes on but nothing can get done if you are not willing to move forward. Believe in yourself and get proper treatments in order to improve your quality of life and overcoming your obstacles, your future lies in your hands. I strongly believe as a counselor, I am able to bring you forward in managing and handling your situations to a recovery path in the near future.