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Mental health

Therapist-speak pet peeves

When any mental health professional is first getting started in their career, one of the things they need to do is find their therapeutic voice.  That therapeutic voice can vary a lot from one professional to another, and there's a tendency to settle into and get very comfortable with it.  Some people will use more… Continue reading Therapist-speak pet peeves

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Emerging Blogger Series: Megan – Be Alright

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Megan of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Megan – Be Alright

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What is... psychology series

What is… Hypnotherapy

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is hypnotherapy. Psychology Today describes hypnotherapy as a "trance-like state of focus and concentration" that is reached with the guidance of a clinical hypnotherapist.  This state is likened to being fully absorbed in a good book, and it allows… Continue reading What is… Hypnotherapy

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Emerging blogger series, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Johnzelle

The emerging blogger series is a way to give mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some new bloggers you may not have discovered yet. This week we have Johnzelle… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Johnzelle

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What is... psychology series

What Is… Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is psychodynamic psychotherapy. Psychodynamic psychotherapy is a type of talk therapy that does a deep dive into the past to help uncover what's going on in the unconscious mind in order to figure out problems in the person's… Continue reading What Is… Psychodynamic Psychotherapy