Do you still remember the New Year resolutions you made at the start of the year? Are they about quitting social media addiction on popular platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook? Or perhaps being more mindfully present with loved ones and encouraging them to put their phones aside during meals?
If your child or loved one is facing one or more of the above concerns, do get an assessment by a qualified professional to obtain a clear diagnosis, enabling helping professionals to provide the right recommendations for support.
The Christmas and Lunar New Year holiday season is soon approaching. While it can be a time of celebrations and social gathering, for many, the anticipation and build-up of activities and events means increasing anxiety and stress levels.
Food plays a crucial role in our mental health. Not only do we spend a significant amount of time on meals and grocery shopping, but we also derive essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
When a young person experiences highly distressing incidents in their life, it can pose a significant threat to their physical or psychological well-being. While most young individuals are resilient and capable of processing their emotions over time without enduring long-term consequences, there are instances where severe and disruptive traumatic reactions occur.
For the young, social media is an important part of their lifestyle. It serves as a platform for self-expression, enabling them to garner peer approval. Additionally, the content they share – videos, jokes, and messages – shapes their identity and self-image.
A client sought counseling after discovering her husband's infidelity. She posed questions like, "Should I get a divorce?" and "Can my marriage survive?" These are common queries following the revelation of an affair.
Family therapy is designed to improve family relationships and communication. It helps family members gain insight into the impact of their behaviours and learn to support each other through difficult periods. In this article, our senior family therapist Ms Joanne Goh shares more.
In this short Q&A series, we address commonly asked questions about depression treatment, discuss the effectiveness of medications vs therapy for depression, and explore what other treatment options may be helpful.
Seeking help for psychological distress may be a difficult but necessary first step towards recovery. Psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists are mental health professionals who can guide you in this journey. If you are seeking treatment for the first time, you may be confused and unsure of who you should approach. Let us explain the differences.