Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of ten personality disorders classified within the diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM-5) as a ''Cluster B'' personality disorder. To be diagnosed with a Cluster B personality disorder, a person must demonstrate erratic, dramatic, and overly … Read more about Is it possible to recover from a narcissistic personality disorder?
Addiction and co-dependency share a strong connection: shame. Shame is much stronger than guilt. Unlike guilt, which is rooted around specific actions, shame makes a person feel inherently wrong. This feeling of wrongness can lead to feelings of being unworthy, unlovable, and undeserving of … Read more about Healing Shame: The Core of Addiction and Codependency
If you've ever experienced traumatic stress, you'll likely be aware of its effects on the body and mind. Traumatic events can disrupt our inner worlds, adversely changing how we perceive ourselves and the people around us. Traumatic memories After a traumatic event, a world that used to … Read more about What is EMDR therapy, and how does it work
When you or a loved one has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), it can be challenging to get to grips with what such a diagnosis means for your life and future. Living with OCD You may wonder what type of treatments are available and how long it will take to get your … Read more about OCD treatment at Camino Recovery: Taking the first steps toward healing
Trauma can profoundly impact many aspects of your life, but healing is possible. Fortunately, many trauma treatment interventions can guide you toward long-term recovery. Essentially, no matter how challenging the situation might be, your trauma does not have to define your future. A … Read more about The best treatment interventions for emotional trauma
Children of narcissistic parents tend to suffer intensely, and for the most part, they also suffer alone. People who grew up with narcissistic parents are likely to blame themselves for their caregivers' actions and behaviours, leading to low self-esteem and mental health challenges in later … Read more about Seven ways to survive a narcissistic parent
Sometimes referred to as affective disorder, mood disorders are a series of psychiatric conditions that can cause severe disruption to a person's daily functioning and overall quality of life. What are mood disorders? There are two types of mood disorders; depression and bipolar … Read more about What are the telltale signs of a mood disorder?
We hear a lot about how getting too much of the sun’s rays can be harmful to your skin. But it’s not all negative… Achieving the right balance can actually have many benefits, especially for your mood. This is because exposure to sunlight increases the brain’s release of serotonin - a hormone … Read more about The benefits of sunlight and what happens if you don’t get enough