Day: May 28, 2021

THERAPY

What Is Counseling and Therapy?

A counselor listens to a person in therapy

Therapy, also called psychotherapy or counseling, is the process of meeting with a therapist to resolve problematic behaviors, beliefs, feelings, relationship issues, and/or somatic responses (sensations in the body). Beginning therapy can be a big step toward being the healthiest version of yourself and living the best life possible—no matter what challenges you may be facing. Through therapy, you can change self-destructive behaviors and habits, resolve painful feelings, improve your relationships, and more.

Though no one can tell you exactly what your therapy process will be like, in all modes of therapy you will establish goals for your therapy and determine the steps you will take to get there. Whether in individual, group, or family therapy, your relationship with your therapist is a confidential one and focuses not only on the content of what you talk about, but also the process. The therapeutic process–how you share your feelings and experiences–is

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THERAPY

Therapy






Therapy

In psychotherapy, psychologists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Psychologists apply research-based techniques to help people develop more effective habits. There are several approaches to psychotherapy, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and psychodynamic, among others, that help people work through their problems. Psychotherapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a psychologist. A psychologist provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. Most therapy focuses on individuals, although psychotherapists also work with couples, families and groups. To find a psychologist, ask your physician or another health professional. You can also use APA’s Psychologist Locator Service or call your local or state psychological association to find a psychologist licensed to practice in your state.

The right match when choosing a psychologist is important. Most

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HEALTH

Western Cape Covid-19 spike driven by social gatherings, health officials say


Dr Keith Cloete is head of health in the Western Cape province.

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  • A Western Cape third wave can still be delayed, health officials have said.
  • The province is currently experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases.
  • Health authorities claim the resurgence is being driven by social gatherings.

While the Western Cape is facing a resurgence of cases, the province may still be able to hold off a third wave if public behaviour drastically changes.

The increase in cases have been linked to social gatherings, said provincial health department head Dr Keith Cloete, during Premier Alan Winde’s weekly Covid-19 digi-conference on Thursday.

The Western Cape is currently teetering between the second and third wave, Cloete said.

“We have officially gone into a resurgence. It’s not quite the start of the third wave, but it’s the early sign that we are going into a third wave,” he said.

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FITNESS

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