Counselling

What is countertransference? (+3 signs)

In this brief article we will be discussing the signs of countertransference. These signs include:  Therapeutic sessions have changed. You take extra care of how you look. Sympathy rather than empathy.  Making judgements in therapy.  What is countertransference?  Countertransference was once seen to be an...

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What is group counseling?(and its stages) 

The stages of group counselling according to Corey and  Corey (1997) range from: The initial stage, The transition stage, The working stage and The final stage.   In this article, we will look into what group counseling is, what it is used for and the 4...

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Can you be friends with your therapists after therapy? 

Everyone has wondered at least once, whether they can be friends with their therapists or not. The answer to this in most cases would be no. That is because of rules of conduct and ethics as laid out by several psychological establishments. Besides the ethical...

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Why is therapy not working against depression? 

There are several reasons for therapy to not be helping your depression. Reasons may range from not having a good therapist, using the wrong approach, or even the fact that you may have Treatment resistant depression (TRD).  In this brief blog we will discuss what...

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Is treatment therapy?

The difference between treatment and therapy is slight but important. The term treatment is an umbrella term for types of medical and mental interventions for helping people in different ways.  Treatment types for mental illnesses may include:  acceptance commitment therapy Assertive community treatments  Behavioral activation...

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What are the benefits of therapy?

Figuring out why therapy is important may differ from person to person. However, there are some common reasons as to why people start therapy. These can be:  To achieve your goals  To better your quality of life To learn healthy coping strategies  To improve interpersonal...

Psychological history and biographies

The History of Carl Rogers 

Carl Rogers was the pioneer of humanistic psychology. His contributions ranged from self actualisation, fully-functioning person, self concept including self worth, self image, ideal self and lastly, unconditional positive regard.  In this article we will discuss the history of Carl Roger in context with psychology...

psychology theories

The interpersonal theory of depression

The Interpersonal Theory of depression is one of the many key psychological theories. Psychological theories seek to explain human behavior, thought, emotions, and the origin of psychological disorders. There are several theories that were formed as a means to explain several mental health issues and...

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What does Talkspace cost? (+3 plans)

This article will discuss how much Talkspace costs and the different types of plans that are available on this platform. In addition to this, we shall also look at the importance of therapy in mental health. Online therapy platforms like Talkspace, make mental healthcare more...

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What is Talkspace therapy? (+7 features)

In this blogpost, we will be looking closely at Talkspace therapy and discussing its attributes. We shall also look at some of the great features of Talkspace that it offers to its users. There are plenty of online mental health platforms, like Talkspace, that provide...

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What does Talkspace pay therapists? (+7 benefits)

This post will discuss what Talkspace pays its therapists. We shall also discuss some of the benefits that online therapy can bring to therapists in particular. In addition to this, we will be looking at the other important benefits that online therapy can bring for...

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What is Talkspace like? (+7 benefits of text therapy)

This post will discuss what Talkspace is like. We shall also look at the benefits of text therapy. In order to understand text therapy a little better, we will additionally be looking at the limitations of text therapy. Talkspace primarily offers text therapy services for...