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The Emotional Pain Behind Self-Harm

The Emotional Pain Behind Self-Harm

It is tempting to think of Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI), or self-harm as it is often called, as “attention-seeking behavior” but the research is very clear that this is not the case. 

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)?

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) has proven effective with a wide range of clinical conditions: depression, anxiety, OCD, workplace stress, chronic pain, the stress of terminal cancer, anxiety, PTSD, anorexia, grief and loss, substance use, and even in severe and persistent disorders such as schizophrenia.  

Understanding Temperament

Understanding Temperament

Words. We all use them. We all listen to them. We all communicate with them. They're helpful. They’re useful. They're beneficial. But yet, they can wound, destroy, and wreck our lives. Do you think about the words you use? Do you know the words you love to hear? Do...