PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACH TO COUNSELING- OEDIPUS & ELECTRA COMPLEX

: THE THEORY OF MOTHER/FATHER IN-LAW RIVALRY Abayomi is 45, married to Morohuntodun, yet his mum, Mama Abayo, cooks and send his soup to his house every Saturday, now, don’t get it twisted, this is not out of love, this is out of unnecessary mother/son attachment, a very dangerous trend…

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My Experience With The Institute of Counseling In Nigeria Makes Me Exhibit More Confidence Professionally…

My experience as a Counselor & psychotherapist has exposed me to the uncontroversial fact that everyone has their life challenges & may at some point, need help to be able to cope & carrying on with life…Pastors, Parents, friends, Elders, Bosses , colleagues & much more , erroneously carry out…

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MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEM IN NIGERIA

One in four Nigerians – some 50 million people – are suffering from some sort of mental illness, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). There are only eight neuropsychiatric hospitals in Nigeria. With dire budget and staffing shortfalls prompting doctors to go on strike, leave the country, or quit…

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PLAY THERAPY

Play therapy refers to a method of psychotherapy with children in which a counselor/therapist uses a child’s fantasies and the symbolic meanings of his or her play as a medium for understanding and communication with the child. Association for Play Therapy (APT) defines play therapy as “the systematic use of…

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ATTRIBUTES OF A PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR/PSYCHOTHERAPIST.

Professional Counselors are licensed mental health therapists who provide assessment, diagnosis and counseling to people facing a variety of life stresses and psychological problems. They help people with relationship issues, family problems, job stress, mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, and many other challenging problems that can impact…

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GENDER IDENTITY

A client’s gender identity is how he/she feels inside and how he/she expresses those feelings, such as in the way he/she dresses, appearance, and behaviors. Most people feel that they are either male or female and some feel neither male nor female. These people may choose labels such as “genderqueer”.…

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