Calmerry vs Talkspace: Which online therapy provider is best?

Advertising Disclosure  As a therapist with extensive experience and expertise in individual counseling for clients who experience anxiety, stress, grief, depression, trauma, life transition, and bereavement, I have researched these 2 general e-counseling service providers and talked to patients who have used them as well. I have tested these 2 online counseling platforms, Calmerry, and … Read more

Brainspotting vs. EMDR: What’s the Difference?

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Brainspotting and EMDR are two therapeutic procedures that help alleviate symptoms caused by depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Both are considered “power therapies” for assisting people in working through past traumas. They can also help individuals successfully unlock trapped creativity. These two powerful therapies can help individuals address common psychological issues that lead … Read more

BetterHelp Review by Therapist Kasia

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Advertising Disclosure  People ask me all the time my thoughts about online therapy providers and I thought I would share my personal experience with using their telehealth services.  As a practicing therapist in Mount Pleasant, I know it can be difficult sometimes to find the right counselor when traveling or when you live far from … Read more

Calmerry Review by Therapist Kasia

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Advertising Disclosure is one of the newest online therapy platforms. It was established recently by a team of American and European entrepreneurs following the COVID-19 pandemic that spread across the world. The entrepreneurs saw the devastation that the pandemic had on every aspect of our lives. It affected the world economically, health-wise as well … Read more

When do you need a therapist?

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How do you know if you should seek professional therapy? People seek therapists for many reasons. Sometimes you want someone to talk to and validate your feelings. If you are battling with such feelings as being overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, loneliness, or if you are struggling with such thoughts as wanting to disappear, wishing someone would save … Read more

Top 10 Online Therapy Sites Reviewed

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Advertising Disclosure  There are numerous platforms available as online therapy becomes an essential need, especially during the current pandemic. With so many choices, picking one might be tricky, so we created a list of the top ten online therapy platforms that you can choose from with ease. If you’re completely new to online therapy, check … Read more

Are the 5 Stages of Grief Factual? What Science REALLY Knows

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Grief can be overwhelming and traumatic, and sometimes people search for any form of explanation as to why they must go through such an experience. The 5 stages of grief were defined to be used to help people deal with grief, but are these stages real? I did some research to find out where these … Read more