Finding the right rehab facility for yourself or a loved one is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. However, researching and choosing the right rehab can feel overwhelming with so many factors to consider and the sheer number of options available. Following your own path … Read more about 10 Reasons to Choose a Luxury Rehab Centre in Spain
You may have heard of the term "re-experiencing, "a sequence of trauma-related symptoms that some people experience after a stressful or traumatic event. A person presenting with re-experiencing symptoms may be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition caused by a … Read more about What It Means to ‘’Re-Experience’’ a Traumatic Event
Knowing your attachment style helps you navigate your relationships more easily and to understand yourself and others better and learn how to develop healthier attachments. Recognizing which attachment style you’re leaning toward can move you to greater satisfaction in your … Read more about What does your attachment style say about your relationships?
Many people experience dissociation at some stage. During a dissociative episode, you might be aware of what is happening to you or be confused or shocked by your symptoms. This experience can be frightening as various (unpleasant) symptoms are linked to dissociation, a mental health condition … Read more about What Is Meant by Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders? Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment
Narcissism is" a personality disorder with a chronic pattern of abnormal behaviour characterised by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, an excessive need for attention and admiration, and a lack of empathy" (Power of Positivity, July 28, 2019). Various other definitions of narcissism exist, … Read more about Projection and Narcissism: The Mechanics of the Narcissistic Personality
For people with addictions, whether substance abuse or process addictions, understanding the various pathways that lead to addictive behaviours is critical to getting proper treatment and support. The connection between trauma and addiction Awareness of substance abuse is one of the keys to … Read more about Does Trauma Always Lead To Addiction?
There are various definitions of ambiguous loss, but perhaps the aptest, some might say the most beautiful description of this type of mourning comes from Darcy L. Harris: "Ambiguous loss is the type of grief that can be defined as an experience where there is a change in circumstances, … Read more about What Is Ambiguous Loss and the Approaches That Work Best
For those with traumatic histories, escaping or forgetting painful memories from the past can seem like an attractive option. Although many people often use drugs and alcohol socially and recreationally, some use substances to escape, a way to numb or forget painful memories, feelings, and … Read more about Drugs and Escapism: The Trauma Behind Substance Addiction