Do you think that you only need to start worrying about depression in your children when they reach the difficult teenage years? If so, then it’s time to think again. Several studies have shown that depression is worryingly common in children younger than six years old. In fact, the number of reported cases of depression in preschool children (three to five years old) per year is steadily increasing. Continue reading “Depression In Young Children” »
Happily ever after is often something that you only see in fairy tales. Seldom does this occur in real life, even with couples who profess undying love to each other on their wedding day. There are many reasons for partners getting a divorce these days, but it is important to remember that this family issue not only affects the couple, but can also have profound mental effects on the children. Continue reading “Breaking It Gently – Telling A Child About Divorce” »
Nearly everyone is looking for ways to improve brain function and mental focus these days. Often times, we zero in on specific behaviors and actions that can provide optimum results — but rarely do we ever focus on what is happening at the most basic level of our brain’s formation.
What if you could put all those brain booster books aside? What if you didn’t need to do those tedious memory enhancing exercises? What if all you had to do was pop a pill? Well…as it turns out, that just might be the case. Continue reading “Are B Vitamins The Ultimate Brain Booster?” »
Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that employs the medium of art as its main method of communication. Patients are spurred into expressing their emotions through a piece of art, be it a sculpture, a painting, or simply a drawing. Continue reading “The Benefits of Art Therapy” »