If your son or daughter has autism, then you know that they see the world differently than you do. This can make it extremely hard to navigate social situations and to interact with others. Fortunately, there is a special type of counseling that can help with this that is called applied behavior analysis. Keep reading to learn more about it and how it can help your child. What Is Applied Behavior Analysis?
24 February 2019
When you are ready to stop using drugs once and for all, the first step is going through detox. Since this is the most vulnerable time in your recovery, you cannot attempt to detox on your own. 1. Better Chance At Completing Detox Many people try to detox on their own and fail. Not only is drug abuse difficult to overcome, but it is also even harder to abstain from drugs when you are experiencing withdrawal symptoms.
21 September 2018
If your child is struggling in school, it's time to start looking for the cause. If you, or someone else in the family, suffer from ADHD, it's a good idea to have your child evaluated for the same disorder. You might not realize this, but ADHD does run in families. Luckily, once it's diagnosed, treatment is available that will help your child overcome the disorder, and excel in school. Here are four signs you should be aware of.
22 June 2018
Everyone can start to feel somewhat down in the dumps when something bad has happened. However, if you find that you're feeling worse as time passes and that your feelings aren't particularly tied to a specific event, you may be in the throes of depression. Depression is difficult for many people to manage, so if you suspect this is something you're dealing with, consider these comfort and coping tips. Avoid Toxic People
17 March 2018
Having a child with Down syndrome comes with a unique set of challenges. However, the fact that your child has Down syndrome does not mean they should not have as normal a life as possible. Here are some suggestions to help you. Acceptance Perhaps the first emotion you will experience as a parent is grief. It is okay to grieve for the dream of the child that you wanted to have but didn't.
27 December 2017
Anxiety is one of those annoyances of day-to-day life that can completely alter how you are living. To help combat it, it's important to face it head-on. While receiving therapist services is extremely helpful in coping with your anxiety, which is often coupled with fears and stress, it's also important to make some changes right at home that can help. Here are four helpful tips for handling anxiety. Use Lavender Essential Oil: Lavender essential oil is a great way to help relax your mind, especially right before going to sleep at night.
3 November 2017
ADHD can have an adverse effect on the daily lives of adults. Although ADHD does have biological underpinnings, there are behavioral modifications that can be implemented to help manage the negative effects of ADHD. Adults seeking help coping with their ADHD symptoms often utilize specialized coaching services. Here are three things that you can expect when working with an ADHD treatment coach to manage your symptoms in the future. 1. ADHD coaching offers awareness.
29 September 2017
Everyone experiences periods of sadness and anxiety from time to time, but severe melancholy, isolation, fatigue, and thoughts of suicide should be considered signs of clinical depression. This emotional disorder may be common, but most people do not fully understand depression. With this guide, you will learn a few surprising facts about depression that may help you or a family member. Depression Can Affect Anyone Due to the different hormonal imbalances, women are more likely to develop depression than men.
9 August 2017
Most people are able to see the signs of a drug or alcohol addiction. From dangerous health conditions to missing money, these signs can be obvious. Unfortunately, understanding if your spouse has an addiction to pornography can be a bit more difficult. An estimated 68 percent of young men and 16 percent of young women view porn at least once a week. Of course, it is important to note that occasional viewing does not constitute an addiction.
13 July 2017
If you have social anxiety, you likely are struggling with the fact that you need to be social in your day to day life but that your brain is making it very difficult. Your brain might be sending you thoughts like "none of these people will ever like you" or "you are too boring for anyone to ever want to talk to." Not only are these thoughts hyperbolic and untrue, but they are also unhelpful, since they make you less likely to want to go talk to people.
5 June 2017