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DIAGNOSIS

DIAGNOSIS

Psychological diagnosis is frequently confused with medical diagnosis of an organic condition, so we will begin by differentiating them in order to have a clearer vision of the field. Psychological diagnosis, refers to symptoms or mental-emotional functioning that do not have an observable organic base – the diagnosis is inferred from patients’ behavior and what they report about themselves.
handling manipulative people

It can be tricky to deal with manipulative people. For one thing, if they’re any good at it . . .

increasing self-esteem

Many early theories suggested that self-esteem is a basic human need or motivation. . . .

overcoming perfectionism

Perfectionism, in psychology, is a personality disposition characterized by an individual. . .

assertive communication

Assertive communication can strengthen your your relationships, reducing stress. . .

building your confidence

Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect in almost every aspect . . .

commitment phobia

Commitment phobia is something I see in my practice often and happens to both women and men. The key piece is fear. . .

suppressed angryness

How suppressed anger & resentment affect us, emotions can either be expressed. . .

autistic and gifted: the twice exceptional

Is your child a genius? Or is his highly developed interest in . . .

conflict resolution in the workplace

Managing and resolving conflict in a positive way. Conflict is a normal, and even healthy. . .

your anger management strategies

Anger is a well-developed coping mechanism that we turn to . . .

learn to trust someone

How do we learn to trust someone? It can be a scary thing to do. After all, when you . . .

positive affirmations

Developing a positive mindset is one of the most powerful life strategies there is. . .

play therapy

Play therapy is generally employed with children aged 3 through 11 and provides a way for them to express . . .

psychological trauma

Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a traumatic event. . .

parenting styles

Overprotective – parenting is passive and seeks to calm negative emotions at the first sign. There is often . . .

personal boundaries

Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify . . .

confidence & self-esteem

People who lack self-confidence can find it difficult to become successful. First, I want to . . .

systematic desensitization

Systematic desensitization is a type of behavioral therapy used in the field of psychology . . .

learn to trust someone

How do we learn to trust someone? It can be a scary thing to do. After all, when you . . .

positive affirmations

Developing a positive mindset is one of the most powerful life strategies there is. . .