Further Reading

Couples' Issues

When couples seek professional help, they usually have been living with their difficulties for a long time and feel discouraged about solving them. Some are locked in conflict, which gradually erodes their feelings for each other. Others have avoided conflict but feel they have drifted apart.


People who are depressed often experience physical symptoms, such as headaches, sleep disturbance or fatigue, and do not recognize these could be signs of depression. Depression and anxiety are often experienced together.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a disorder that can occur following the experience of or witnessing of life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, motor vehicle or other serious accidents, or violent personal assaults, such as rape.

Motivating Yourself: 8 Simple Strategies

All of us struggle to get going at times. There’s nothing wrong with this and it can even be helpful to take a break from your regular routines. If, however, you find you are consistently lacking motivation to engage in activities that would be meaningful to you or if you feel stuck in a rut, here are some simple strategies, from Dr. Marc Woods, that are often effective to help you to make changes.