While it is true that people require “air, food, water, clothing, and shelter,” in order to survive, we must also add “relationships” to this list because it is a rare person who is able to thrive in the absence of intimate relationships with other people, places, and things.
Grief is … Continue reading
It is not uncommon for parents to wonder whether their child is acting like a normal teenager or behaving differently due to mental illness, drug use or behavioural difficulties. Normal teenagers are often moody due to hormonal and physical changes that happen during puberty. However, when mental illness is involved, … Continue reading
Haven’t Heard About It? #OXYTOCIN… Oxytocin, otherwise known as the love hormone, is released by the pituitary gland and is responsible for human behaviors associated with relationships and bonding. It is most commonly used to help mothers produce contractions in labor and control bleeding.
Oxytocin is a naturally occurring hormone … Continue reading
Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that it takes over their life. They keep … Continue reading
I’ve always known i have passion for helping people. When i was in the university, my friends are always waiting for me to help settle their disagreements, Tolu is always like a peacemaker, who will help friends and couples to sort their differences. Unfortunately i didn’t realise the ability i … Continue reading
Psychodynamic therapy can help one to understand the root of their own conflicting feelings. When this psychodynamic approach is used in couple’s therapy, one can begin to understand the root of their partner’s conflicting feelings. This understanding can move mountains and have excellent results for building continued growth within the … Continue reading