What Are the Benefits of Sleep Detox?

If you are not feeling your healthiest, the first question to ask yourself is: am I getting enough sleep? You probably know that sleep helps your whole body relax and your brain process memory from the activities of the day.  But do you know that a good night of rest can also help your brain [&...

Somatic Experiencing™ to Treat PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may happen after a person experiences a traumatic event (ranging from fatal accidents, terrorist acts, natural disasters to sexual violence and abuse) that lead to intense and disturbing thoughts and feelings. These emotions can last for a long time after the tr...

What to Expect From Individual Therapy

Aligning client expectations with the role of mental health providers is important because it helps build a rapport between clients and therapists. That rapport is not only important for trust-building but also critical for achieving optimal treatment outcomes. In the ideal circumstance, effective i...

What Role Does OCD Play in Addiction?

  Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder whereby a person has unreasonable fears and anxiety due to repeated and compulsive thoughts. OCD patients participate in repetitive, compulsive activities such as counting things, hand washing and arranging belongings. Performing thes...