Group Therapy: Pros and Cons

Group therapy became popular in the nineteen forties. It started out with enthusiastic support from most counselors in the field of psychology. Its popularity waned when long-term individual therapy came into style, but in the sixties, it regained popularity, particularly in the field of addiction. At that time—theoretically at least—patients had to reach the very bottom of the barrel of misery in their lives before they could begin the long climb back up … [Read more...]

Dealing With Sorrow And Avoiding Depression

While the term depression has been commonly used that people tend not to take it seriously anymore, it is a very serious condition that could impair one’s life. Depression is very difficult. It can debilitate one’s normal functions, making even the most mundane tasks such as getting up from bed or eating breakfast seemingly difficult. It is sad to think that a lot of depressed individuals are not treated because of the high costs of therapy. However, coping … [Read more...]