Self-injury is when people deliberately harm themselves and damage bodily tissue. Self-injury takes many forms and people engage in self-injurious behaviors for various reasons. Learn more about self-injury and why some individuals engage in these behaviors in an attempt to cope.
When was the last time you were truly alone? In today’s booming society, there have been some amazing innovations in technology that increase communication and learning, informing the user with a buzz of incoming news. Unfortunately, the consistent stream of notifications and reminders have made it much more difficult to remember to carve out a moment for yourself during the day.
Sometimes the bravest thing to do is to speak about what you are feeling vulnerable about in the hopes of improving your life and helping others to do the same. So many of us that experience symptoms of depression and anxiety hold back from talking with others about these feelings. Thank you for inspiring courageousness: Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan, and Kelly Oubre Jr. - and for reminding us that "everyone is going through something."
A psychological evaluation is conducted by a psychologist who uses assessment measures to better understand a child’s behavior, arrive at a diagnosis and guide the course of treatment. If your child or adolescent is struggling in school it can be overwhelming and frustrating to understand the reasons why. Could it be an attention problem such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Is it a learning difference? Difficulty with impulse control? Or might it be anxiety or depression? Psychological evaluations help a psychologist to understand what is behind the difficulties and figure out the best way to address them.