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Modalities of Family Therapy

An important component of psychological therapies, family therapy, includes a range of approaches intended to address family problems comprehensively and systematically. The three theories that stand out for their distinctive points of view and approaches to comprehending and treating family dynamics are Bowen Family Systems Theory, Family Systems Theory, and Structural Family Therapy (SFT).

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Introduction to EFT and The Gottman Method

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and The Gottman Method are two popular approaches used in couples therapy to address relationship issues and promote healthier communication and connection. Both methods aim to help couples identify and change negative patterns of interaction that can lead to relationship distress (Doss et al., 2022). It also provides a comprehensive understanding of relationship dynamics.

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what is ketamine

What is Ketamine?

Ketamine was first recognized for its anesthetic qualities, a medication that has been gaining attention for its potential therapeutic benefits. In recent years, it has been used as a treatment for various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the main benefits of ketamine is its fast-acting nature. Unlike traditional antidepressant medications, which can take weeks or even months to take effect, ketamine can start to alleviate symptoms within hours. Grunebaum (2018) found that this rapid onset of action can be particularly beneficial for individuals who are experiencing severe depression or suicidal thoughts.

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The Basics of Addiction

The Basics of Addiction

Addiction is a common and complex condition that impacts people from a variety of backgrounds. It can manifest in several ways, such as substance misuse, gambling, or even an addiction to technology. Addiction has terrible effects that can affect not just the individual but also their family and communities. It is crucial to understand the nature of addiction to effectively help and treat individuals who are impacted.

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what is trauma

What is Trauma?

A psychological or emotional reaction to a distressing event or encounter is referred to as trauma. It can happen because of a number of things, including accidents, abuse, violence, natural calamities, or the death of a loved one. An individual’s mental and emotional health can be significantly impacted by trauma, which can result in a variety of symptoms and make it difficult for them to go about their everyday lives.

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The Basics of Anxiety

The Basics of Anxiety

Anxiety is a common mental health issue that impacts millions of people globally. It is characterized by extreme anxiety, tension, and fear, all of which can have a negative effect on a person’s day-to-day activities and general wellbeing. Thankfully, people may manage and get over their anxiety with the support of a number of evidence-based therapies. Three such strategies that have shown effectiveness in the treatment of anxiety are Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

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what is chromotherapy

What is Chromotherapy?

Chromotherapy, also known as Color therapy, is a holistic healing approach that enhances mental, emotional, and physical health by utilizing color. Using visible wavelengths, chromotherapy treats a wide range of illnesses and ailments by influencing molecules, cells, tissues, and enzymes as well as several facets of psychological functioning in humans (Azeemi et al., 2019). Chromotherapy is predicated on the idea that various hues have unique frequencies and vibrations that have the power to influence both the body and the mind.

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The Basics of Depression

The Basics of Depression

A major mental health issue that impacts millions of individuals globally is depression. It is characterized by persistent depressive feelings, a loss of interest in or enjoyment from activities, changes to eating or sleep schedules, and difficulties focusing or making choices. Although everyone may occasionally feel down, depression is a chronic illness that may have a major negative influence on a person’s ability to function in everyday life.

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Introducing IFS

Introducing IFS

A therapy technique called internal family system (IFS) aims to comprehend and repair the many parts of a person’s thinking. The idea behind IFS, is that an individual’s cognitive is made up of several “parts” or subpersonalities. These components might be viewed as individual voices or parts of a person’s personality, each with its own feelings, wants, and thoughts. In order to create a more harmonic and balanced sense of self, the aim of IFS treatment is to promote communication between these parts.

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