Tag - Childhood Baggage

Porn Addiction

Is Porn Addiction a Coping Mechanism?

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)March 12, 2024In today's digitally connected world, the ease of access to explicit content has sparked a growing concern: porn addiction. For some individuals, the excessive consumption of pornography may be more than just a recreational pastime;...
Intergenerational Trauma

Intergenerational Trauma

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)March 5, 2024We are often careful about our health to avoid inheriting medical conditions from our ancestors.But, have you wondered whether trauma can be passed down the generational lane?The answer is yes.Trauma can be passed down too.This is known...
Child Sexual Abuse

How to Spot Perpetrators Targeting Child Victims for Sexual Abuse

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)March 1, 2024Child sexual abuse is a distressing experience that affects countless lives worldwide. It is essential to comprehend the tactics perpetrators use to target, as awareness is the first step toward prevention. Recognizing the warning signs...
Emotional Numbness

Emotional numbness

Have you ever felt you have difficulties experiencing positive or negative emotions? Have you ever felt disconnected or detached from yourself or others? Or have you ever felt like you cannot participate or live your life to the fullest? This could be known as emotional...

Psychopath Unmasking: Recognising the Signs in Everyday Life

Encountering a psychopath can be an unnerving experience, as they often possess a charming facade that conceals their true nature. Psychopaths can blend into social settings, which makes them even more challenging to identify. While Hollywood may have perpetuated certain stereotypes regarding psychopaths, it is...

Inner Child Healing (Part 2)

Healing is a non-linear process. Healing the inner child helps us dive through the depths of the locked doors within ourselves. It assists us in reconnecting with our wounded and vulnerable aspects that influence our present. It is a process of self-discovery of our authentic...

Depersonalization: Experiencing The Unreal

Have you ever felt like watching your life from a snow-globe?As if someone else is living the life and you are merely existing.Or have you ever looked into the mirror and don’t recognize the person that the mirror illuminates?It is like the whole world is...

Love Languages

In Gary Chapman's 1992 book, "The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate," we are introduced to the concept of five general ways to express and experience love in a relationship. It's important to recognize that the expression and reception of...

Inner Child: The Untold Story of Abandonment

In this blog, we will be exlporing more about Inner Child.Ever wondered how it feels to have a child but unknown of it’s existence? What if we tell you that each one of us carry an invisible child with us?Maybe the weight you often feel...