therapy

Use your Smile to Change the World

An anonymous ancient Greek philosopher said: “Smile at life and life will smile at you”. Sometimes, smiling is the best way to help change the world. When you use your smile, it reflects how we take things making us more…

The sandbox technique

Most of the time we go to the psychologist already with an idea in our head of what’s causing us so much pain. Other times we’re having problems identifying what’s bothering us, and the psychologist has to use different techniques…

19 Types of Psychological Therapies

There are many different psychological therapies. However, they all have the same objective, one common therapeutic goal. They seek to facilitate changes towards well-being. Thus, instead of asking ourselves which of these psychological strategies is the best or worst, we should…

Maladaptive Daydreaming

Maladaptive daydreaming defines a peculiar syndrome. The person who suffers from it spends much of their time immersed in their fantasies and completely disconnected from reality. Although we all daydream, there are those who do it to excess. This excessive…

Counseling: What Is It, Exactly?

In difficult situations, like when a child is sick or a family member passes away, counseling can help. Like Viktor Frankl once said, attitude is a personal choice. Therapists help their patients with their attitudes when times are tough. Viktor Frankl…

Robots and Children With Autism

Robots are getting so advanced that some of them are starting to become a normal part of our lives (cooking robots, vacuum robots). Plus, some of them have already started to look more human. With that in mind, it can…

The Benefits and Risks of Shock Therapy

The label “shock therapy” encompasses therapies that are actually quite different from each other. What they have in common, as the name implies, is that they have a significant impact. We are talking about a stimulus that is capable of producing changes…