What Is Applied Psychology, and What Does It Mean?
Applied Psychology is the review and capacity to take care of issues inside the human way of behaving, for example, medical problems, working environment issues, or training. There are different specialty regions inside applied Psychology including clinical psychology, advising administrations, therapeutic psychology, and criminological psychology. In this article, we will cover the nuts and bolts of an applied Psychology certification, the contrast between fundamental psychology and applied Psychology, vocations you can seek after with this degree and how you can study applied Psychology.
Aging: A Mental Health Perspective
Some dread aging; some look forward to it. The concept, from a mental health perspective, is nothing less than complex. Though I am a former mental health professional with training in Psychology, and I will share some personal experience, I am not a doctor and I will offer no medical advice or diagnosis herein. Please contact a currently practicing medical or mental health professional foranypotential issue related to this article that requires attention. Sources for this article includeCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.gov), American Psychological Association, Taylor & Francis, and Wikipedia.org.
Loving a petty person may prove challenging
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. In dating, you never know what kind of person you’ll meet. But for the most part, we are all searching for the same thing — someone who will accept us for who we are and make us feel loved (even if we don’t love them back).
Opinion: What Does the Letter A Say About Your Personality?
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Word salads may be a narcissist's favorite dish
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. “I’m smart too,” he said. I had grown accustomed to the obligatory reminder of his intelligence, but it was getting old after nearly five months of dating.
Opinion: Prosecutors Hope New Study of Handwriting Analysis Will Silence Skeptics
A former student of mine was going through old files and found this today. She emailed it to me and I was so impressed that I decided to use it as today's article. Here is the original New York Times article.
Woman endures workplace bullying after being told she has "smelly feet"
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events as told to me by a close friend, who experienced them firsthand; used with permission. Workplace harassment is considered abhorrent in most companies, but that doesn’t stop it from happening. Sometimes the harassment is at the hands of management, but other times the badgering is perpetrated by co-workers. This was the case for a friend who found herself subjected to bullies in the workplace.
Emotional floods in romantic relationships may exacerbate old trauma
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. “Get out of the car!” I yelled at him. He just sat there, staring at me with a smirk on his face. We’d been on our way back from Las Vegas when he decided that it was a great time to rehash an old argument.
Aromantic people may experience attraction in the absence of romantic love
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. Growing up, I fell headfirst into romanticism. I loved watching Disney movies where the handsome prince rescued the damsel in distress. I moved on to romantic comedies, and chick lit in my teens, devouring anything from Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks movies to Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
Scientists Believe a Biological Cure For Mental Illness Is On Its Way
When the breakthrough is expected remains under debate in the medical science community. Though I am a former mental health professional with training in psychology, I am neither a scientist nor a doctor and I offer no medical advice or diagnosis herein. Please contact a currently practicing medical or mental health professional foranypotential issue related to this article that requires attention.
Opinion: Dealbreakers Are Needed To Find A Healthy Relationship
Over the years my standards have evolved but I used to not have any dealbreakers or even an idea of what I would and wouldn’t tolerate in a partner. This resulted in me basically having no standards and quite a few frustrating relationships. There is nothing wrong with having benchmarks for what you do and don’t want in a partner.
Opinion: Love Languages Misunderstood By Narcissists
As far as I’m aware,a romantic relationship doesn’t begin withabuse, the silent treatment, and neglect.Who wouldstayand tolerate that kind of behavior with someone that you’ve just met?If you aren’t emotionally invested it’s easy to leave without a second thought.
Opinion: Failed Relationships Can Teach Important Lessons
I’ve been there. Boyfriend after boyfriend came in and out of my life while I tried to fit them into the mold of what I thought I wanted. I completely poured myself into my relationships. I loved the high at the beginning of every romance but was devastated when I began to feel the low creeping in.
Opinion: Individuals Should Put Their Needs First in Relationships
Want to know a surefire way to ruin a relationship and become absolutely miserable? Neglect all of your needs and desires. Immerse yourself in everything your partner likes and be completely agreeable. If you’re upset don’t bring it up, just let it simmer directly beneath the surface. Then after a few months or years ponder the reasons why you’ve lost a sense of who you even are as a person. What’s a great way to avoid this?
Opinion: Don't Let Trauma From A Narcissist Ruin Your Life
I started therapy about a year after dating the narcissist for the first time in my life. Although things appeared perfect on the surface of my life, it didn’t matter. I had an amazing support system, a healthy relationship, and I was still falling apart. In fact, I was acting out on my new partner and projecting things on him that were based on the trauma from my past. I was drinking more than I should have been, which led to me saying things to him that were extremely hurtful and not true. I realized I was getting worse emotionally, not better, and it was time to do something before I continued to spiral out of control.
Opinion - The Inner Critic
How well do you know yourself? Do you realize inside you is something that determines your future? Imagine how valuable it would be to know more about this something, which is an influential part of yourself. Even a little knowledge of it can be a major life-changer.
Opinion - The Best Decisions
You have heard it said many times, don't react when you make a decision. While it is true that you will be better off responding rather than reacting, is this the best way to make decisions? No, there is a better way! To take your decision-making to the next level, get ready to learn a simple method that can significantly improve your decision-making abilities.
The Truth About How Common Narcissism Really Is
Understanding how common narcissism truly is. With the word 'narcissist' becoming more popular, it’s essential to understand what narcissism is and hope common it actually is. Narcissism is a set pattern of behavior laced with grandiosity, arrogance, low self-esteem, and an overinflated ego.
Opinion: How to Keep From Burning Out At Work
In the professional world, we are often asked to give more than we can take. Workloads pile up and until someone has a breakdown, they’ll keep getting more because that’s the glass ceiling. The more you give the more you will be asked to give.
Opinion: Are You Dating Someone Without Empathy?
EDD (Empathy Deficit Disorder) can exist solely on its own because a person simply does not feel or possess empathy. However, it is very commonly associated with narcissists because they possess similar traits.