Tag - mental health

ADHD

ADHD Assessment in Adults: What to Expect

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Imagine your adulthood as a journey with a roadmap. Some can navigate the map without difficulties, while some are not able to do so, even more so if they have traits of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It...
Racism

Racism: Are you a Mental Health Racist?

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)“Are you a mental health racist?”A thought-provoking question that can challenge your beliefs and attitude towards mental health and the stigmatization of mental health.Racism; is a strong topic that is rooted from various beliefs that we tend to hold strongly,...
Anger

Anger Issues

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Do you struggle with anger outbursts?Do you find it tough to compose yourself during tense situations?These could be some signs that you’re experiencing anger issues.Anger issues are something that many of us may face. We often express our...
Gaslight

Gaslight: 4 Signs You Have Experienced Gaslighting

Written By: Navienisha Muniandy (Intern)Verified By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Ever felt your reality being shaken?Is whatever I'm feeling valid or am I overthinking as they told me?Maybe I should have been more understanding to avoid that conflict.Ever had these thoughts lingering in...
Self-Compassion Practices

Self-Compassion Practices

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Self-compassion is something that many of us struggle with.We are often moved by others’ suffering compared to our own.We would rather drown in empathy than tend our wounds.What are Self-Compassion Practices?Self-compassion practice is the act of acknowledging and embracing...
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;...
Childhood Sexual Abuse

A Guide to Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Surviving childhood sexual abuse is a journey that no child should endure, yet many individuals face this distressing reality. It is a disheartening journey that can leave lasting scars on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being. The...
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...
Sexual Fantasies

Sexual Fantasies: Is It Normal or a Sign of a Mental Disorder?

Having sexual fantasies is an intrinsic part of the human experience and often a private aspect of human sexuality. They can range from the subtle to the explicit, from common scenarios to personalized desires. While most individuals engage in sexual fantasies without any negative consequences,...