As we explored in Attachment Theory Part One, the attachments formed in childhood may affect a person physically, mentally, and emotionally throughout a lifetime. If a child develops a healthy attachment to a caregiver, he or she will more likely develop a secure attachment throughout life and … Read more about Understanding Attachment Theory and Addiction: Is There a Link?
"Tell me what it was like growing up." "Let's go back to your childhood." "What was your relationship like with your parents?" These questions come from psychologists and therapists around the world to the point where they can become annoyingly cliché. Those sitting across from a … Read more about What is Attachment Theory? Part One
DEPRESSION! For those who have never had it, it’s very difficult to understand or empathise with. For those who know depression, it’s also difficult to understand and deal with or even to identify. So let’s start with some of the symptoms of depression. Evidence that something is wrong is the … Read more about Cognitive behaviour therapy for depression
We expect our children to grow and change and develop over the years, but not many parents expect that they are going to have to do the same. The way we communicate with our children needs to evolve also. Nothing exemplifies this better than talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol. It can … Read more about Talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol
The difference between a social drinker, alcohol abuser and alcoholic. Now that the festive season is upon us it may be time to look a little more closely at our drinking habits. For more people, Christmas is a time of celebration, but for those who flirt with addiction throughout the year, it is … Read more about Worried about your alcohol consumption this Christmas?
Although Bahrain is said to be in the High Income Group of countries, spending about 4.54% of its GDP on health, the World Health Organisation estimates that only 3.96% of this is spent on mental health care facilities. Unfortunately, the data on conditions such as trauma is quite scarce with PTSD … Read more about Treatment for Trauma Bahrain
As one of the sunniest (and happiest) nations in Europe, Spain has a mental healthcare system well above most other countries in the region. Camino Recovery is one of the few local facilities offering international standards of care for things like anxiety and depression treatment. But is … Read more about Treatment for Anxiety in Spain
When it comes to treating mental health conditions like depression and anxiety, Bahrain is far ahead of most other Middle Eastern countries. However, this doesn’t mean that treatment centres in Bahrain offer international levels of care, and certain advancements still need to be made. A … Read more about Treatment for Depression Bahrain