Loneliness

“Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man”. —Thomas Wolfe Loneliness is a universal human experience...

Student Stress

A majority of the students experience significant or even chronic amounts of stress and this can take a serious toll on their grades, happiness and...

Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is a consequence of overwhelmingly negative experiences that a child might have, which can have lasting negative effects. Some of...

Anxiety in Children

Anxiety is a biological phenomena that happens as a response to stress. It is a natural emotion that is guided by a feeling of fear or apprehension...

Anger Management

Anger is an extreme or intense emotional response to a perceived threat, harm, or a provocation. It is accompanied by strong physical manifestations...

Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is a potentially life threatening disorder which is characterized by periods of bingeing and purging, preoccupation with body shape,...

Sleep Anxiety

Anxiety is a debilitating feeling of nervousness and worry that can disrupt our daily functioning and cause a lot of distress. These sensations are...

Anger Management Issues

Anger is an extreme or intense emotional response to a perceived threat, harm, or a provocation. It is accompanied by strong physical manifestations...

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Separation anxiety involves feelings of fear associated with separation from specific persons or an individual, or at times, a pet. This term is...

Verbal Abuse

Verbal abuse, as a form of emotional and psychological abuse, can be very difficult to identify and yet is one of the most common forms of abuse in...

School Bullying in Singapore

Preventing bullying is the duty of everyone involved at an institution, no matter who you are and what role you play at the school.  Many...

Emotional Abuse

Most people, upon hearing the word “abuse,” think of physical violence. However, there are several types of abuse and among those, emotional abuse...

Counselling

The word counselling, in the generic sense of the term, has several meanings associated with it.  For instance, we often find ourselves in the...

Testing Anxiety

Most people experience some stress or anxiety prior to or during taking any examination. This stress can be considered a prerequisite for performing...

High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is a mental health condition in which the affected persons experience the symptoms of an anxiety disorder but appear to...

What is Stress?

Oftentimes, we come across an overload of demands from every single direction and dimension of our lives. Work, relationships, finances, family,...

Dealing With Anxiety

Mental tensions and worries are certainly a part and parcel of our lives. Little things that happen in our day-to-day events can trouble us and be a...

Phobias

Phobias are excessive and irrational fears that may or may not be associated with a certain place, object, situation. These fears interfere with a...

Bullying

Bullying is when a person or a group of persons repeatedly  try to cause distress or anguish in another person's life through intentional and...

Parenting

Parenting is certainly one of the most important and challenging responsibilities that anyone can have. However, as a public health issue, it is...

Cyberbullying in Singapore

What is cyberbullying? As the world increasingly adopts the internet, we are experiencing a shift in the nature of our interactions. The internet,...

Stress Management

How often, in your typical week-day, do you say that you feel stressed?  How often, due to the said feeling, do you find yourself unable to...

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a group of mental illnesses that are characterized by abnormal eating habits which are associated with severe distress and body...

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a voluntary relationship between someone who requires and seeks treatment and someone who is willing to offer treatment and is...

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic intervention that aims at challenging and changing your thoughts and behaviours,...

How to Recover From Work

How to Recover From Work

Nowadays, many people are experiencing that working is no longer clocking in at 9:00 am and clocking out at 5:00 pm. Work is now physically or virtually arriving between 7:00 am and 10:00 am and leaving between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, all while juggling personal phone calls, work e-mails, doctor’s appointments, social media

ANXIETY

ANXIETY

Anxiety is your body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about what's to come. In most cases it causes people to...

Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety

At this time of the year we’re right in the midst of numerous social gatherings – end-of-year drinks with friends, work Christmas parties, holiday...