Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses art materials, such as paints, drawing, clay, collage and even digital media such as photography and tablet technology. Art therapy combines traditional psychotherapeutic theories and techniques with psychological, interpersonal and somatic aspects of the creative process and self-expression. In mentalContinue Reading

Distress Tolerance Skills Distress tolerance skills are a core set of tools of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), used to treat a wide range of emotional dysregulation disorders, from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to difficulties in controlling moods and strong emotions. More specifically, distress tolerance skills help you to bear intenseContinue Reading

Lack of knowledge about child abuse has led to a number of misconceptions. Some of these are: Myth: It is only abuse if it is violent. Reality: Child abuse does not necessarily involve violence or anger. Abuse often involves adults exploiting their power over children, and using children as objectsContinue Reading