January usually starts on a high note and then becomes the most depressing month of the year. There are several reasons why this happens, from the fact that the holidays are over, to environmental factors and debt-induced stress.
How to cope with loneliness in lockdown for Christmas
In 2020, more UK adults report feeling lonely and hopeless during Christmas. Even though travelling and family gatherings are not recommended, you can still connect with your loved ones and find ways to cope.
Telephone counselling for depression is an excellent option if you can’t find a good counsellor near you, if you can’t leave your home, or if you would be more comfortable at home instead of in an office.
Many parents wonder, however, whether online counselling for teenagers is a good idea. There is some growing evidence that consulting a qualified mental health professional over the internet could be quite useful for teens.
Family therapy (otherwise known as Family and Systemic Psychotherapy) enables family members, couples and others who care about each other to explore difficult thoughts and emotions in a safe environment. Its main aim is to allow you to better understand each other’s experiences and make useful and meaningful changes to your relationships.
We often think of childhood as a time of carefree play and enjoyment. Whilst this is true for the most part, many children are also vulnerable to the same emotional and mental health issues that adults face.
Dealing With Stress and Depression At Christmas Time
by Rebecca Fitzgerald
Despite being known as “the most wonderful time of the year” Christmas can often be a time filled with loneliness, sadness and negativity for many. It can be especially stressful if you live with a mental health disorder.
Child psychology focuses on the mind and behaviour of children from prenatal development right the way through to adolescence. This particular branch of psychology deals not only with how children develop physically but also how they grow mentally, emotionally and socially as well.