Posts in category Depression

Tips for Battling Postpartum Depression

For months, you’ve waited for the arrival of your baby. Every night, you imagine how it would be like to hold him/her in your arms. You expect the days after delivering your baby to be full of joy. Instead, you’re anxious, ambivalent and breaking down in tears. If you feel this way, know that you’re […]

Using EMDR Therapy in Treating Drug Addiction

More often than not, people turn to drugs to cover painful memories in the past, relieve pain or ease their suffering. Despite the harmful consequences, they use drugs because it helps them forget about their problems and mask particular emotions they are going through. Others, however, get hooked on prescribed drugs. They would rationalize using […]

Chronic Pain and Depression: Is There a Link?

Every person’s experience of pain is different. Two persons may be suffering from the same condition, but the level of pain may be different. One person may feel burning, debilitating pain; while the other feels only slightly discomfort. My point is, pain is subjective and deeply personal. All pain is real. Unfortunately, most people who […]

Benefits of EMDR Therapy

Most people who suffer from PTSD, anxiety, depression and other issues are encouraged to seek the help of a therapist with whom they feel comfortable talking to. But for some people, talk therapy doesn’t seem to help. They would spend months or even years talking to their therapists, but they still haven’t recovered from the […]