Feelings can be signals trying to get us to pay attention to something we need, something we are not tending to. In fact, the root meaning of ‘psychotherapy’ in Greek is ‘tending to the soul’.
Politicians and psychologists in Singapore have been highlighting the role of emotional resilience in coping with the COVID-19 crisis. But what exactly is emotional resilience, and can you really learn to adapt to adversity? Let’s find out
Psychologists from all parts of the world have expressed concerns about the way in which social distancing is impacting mental wellbeing. The risk of depression is high in quarantined individuals but could something be done to manage the problem? Art therapy is emerging as one of the viable therapeutic choices.
Many people believe that abuse has to be violent and outspoken. In relationships, however, abuse often occurs in much subtler forms. The following Straits Times article presents an interesting study on love becoming abusive, as well as a psychological analysis of the situation by Adelphi principal consultant psychologist Sue Anne Nummela.
The eating habits of a child can change significantly in time. There will be aversion to some foods, there will be fussy eating and temper tantrums. Fussy eating, however, can be mistaken for avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, which is a serious psychological issue.
How does quarantine affect mental health? This is an incredibly important question in light of the latest coronavirus pandemic. Mental health professionals have warned that prolonged social distancing could be expected to produce serious negative effects from a psychological point of view.
The government has removed psychological treatments from the list of essential services under the Covid-19 Circuit Breaker Measures. Psychologists in Singapore are worried about giving their patients quality assistance, especially when they have to do so remotely.
Social distancing is currently one of the most pronounced measures against the spread of coronavirus. People are working from home and going out solely for groceries and supplies. Is this way of living contributing to a higher risk of depression due to loneliness?
The absence of human contact and the forced social isolation stemming from the Covid-19 situation can impact mental health in more than one negative way. What are the potential effects of the quarantine and are there any options for overcoming these problems?
Covid-19 social distancing recommendations have had multiple people working from home instead of being at an office. Anyone who isn’t used to working alone and at home could experience some mental health consequences. Here are the potential issues and how to prevent them.
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- Getting Caught Up In Your Emotions And Cannot Seem to Get Out?
- Building Emotional Resilience To Cope With Stress
- The Anti-Depression Benefits of Art Therapy During Social Isolation
- Principal Consultant Psychologist Sue Anne Nummela Discusses Dating Abuse
- Fussy Eating or a Serious Medical Problem: Our Psychologist Sue Anne Nummela Shares Insight