Category Couples therapy

Why Understanding Mental Health Is So Important

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When we are in school, we are often taught how to maintain our physical health. Teachers educate us on eating healthy, exercising regularly, and even improving some first aid skills. Yet, mental health always seems to fall by the wayside. However, it is essential to always remember that mental health is just as important to our overall health and wellness, as physical health.

In fact, nearly 400 million people around the world suffer from depression. With depression and mental health disorders, life can be extremely difficult. And many people are completely unaware that they may even have such symptoms. The signs of depression are not well known, and we should be educating our children on such mental health issues. This is especially crucial, because depression can start at a very young age. About o

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The Top Three Benefits of Couples Therapy

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We all know that one seemingly perfect — and annoying — couple who proudly claim that they never fight, and constantly call each gag-worthy, cutesy pet names while everyone rolls their eyes in unison.

It turns there’s a good chance couples like that, who claim they never argue, may not be as happy as you think and may be lacking communication in their relationship. In fact, “fighting” or at least having disagreements is healthy. Having effective conflict resolution skills is essential to facilitating open communication, which is critical to maintaining a healthy relationship. Unfortunately, many couples lack the conflict resolution necessary to express their opinions in constructive, not destructive, ways.

Couples therapy is an excellent way to learn effective conflict resolution skills as well addr

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