Helping People Feel Mentally Stronger

Helping People Feel Mentally Stronger

When a person is diagnosed with some dangerous or a hard-to-cure kind of a disease (physical, not mental), it is a very hard time to go through on its own. Let alone, when the mental issues and reality distortions, anxiety and all other horrible things kick in. Just recently one of our patients was diagnosed…

Depression is the World's Oldest Con!

Depression is the World's Oldest Con!

Just think about in a logical kind of way – the emotions have no logic attached to them whatsoever. With the worst case of anxiety, the depression being an emotion, it takes nothing to determine, that it is illogical. So basically, when you’re feeling depressed and anxious, the negative thoughts that have caused your emotional…

Low Self-Esteem and How You Can Improve it!

Low Self-Esteem and How You Can Improve it!

Last week in one of our regular counseling-centered podcasts, Dr. Shenanigan described a few of the most common forms of therapeutic resistance. This time, around he describes one of the most curious counseling sessions he had in a long time, helping an enraged, anxious, and really depressed coder from India who was in a firm…

The Eight Most Common Forms of Therapeutic Resistance

The Eight Most Common Forms of Therapeutic Resistance

The chances are that if you have never studied the kind of info that the counseling therapists do, a term of a “therapeutic resistance”  may sound all foreign to you. Listening to this week’s podcast will help you understand that the therapeutic resistance is a lot different from what you were taught in graduate school…

Empathy—Does It Really Make a Difference?

Empathy—Does It Really Make a Difference?

In this week’s podcast, we ‘ll be telling you more about what is the counselor’s experience really is. Surely everyone understands that the patient is not the only person in the room who has some emotions and that rather than perceiving your doctor as a automatized creature, it’s always best to actually try and get…