Category Archives: Social Psychology

Articles on the study of individuals in the social context.

Personality Traits and Mental Health During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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The covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on our health. And not just our physical health, but our social and mental health as well. Many people are currently struggling with job loss, uncertainty, grief, and fear. The question is, can anything be done to improve the situation? Continue reading

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Criminal record checks for psychologist registration in Australia. What you need to know.

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Psychologists in Australia fall in the healthcare industry field and their activity is governed by very strict regulations, starting with background checks when applying for registration. Their conduct is permanently assessed and their license to practice can be suspended if there are criminal charges brought against them or if they are subjected to a professional conduct investigation. Continue reading

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How to Maximize Your Counseling Sessions

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Many people come to therapy because they want to make a positive change in their life. However, they may be unsure about what to change or how to go about making the adjustment they have in mind. Coming to therapy means making a sacrifice in terms of your time, money, and emotional energy. So it is important that you make the most of your counseling sessions and put yourself in a position to achieve the therapeutic goals you set for yourself.  Continue reading

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How Counselors Can Improve the Therapeutic Relationship

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The therapeutic relationship, also called the therapeutic alliance, refers to how a therapist and a client connect, behave, and interact with each other in the therapy room. Today, many counselors view this bond as a key tool in helping clients make positive changes in their lives. Therefore, the ability to develop a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship is now considered an essential skill in the mental health field. Continue reading

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How Social Media Affects Teen Health

Social Media and teen mental healthSocial media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are extremely popular these days. They keep people informed, entertained, and connected to one another. In many ways, social media can be hugely beneficial to society. However, it can also be highly addictive and stressful, especially for teenagers in America.  

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Addressing Mental and Emotional Needs During Drug Recovery

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People who are going through a recovery program for substance use issues tend to feel as if they are under extreme pressure. Staying on the path to recovery takes a tremendous amount of patience, emotional resilience as well as ongoing encouragement from positive relationships. In this article, we will discuss several factors that may impact the recovery process. Continue reading

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