Taking Depression into Your Own Hands

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC), a reported one in ten Americans states that they are depressed or have symptoms of depression. As this mental disorder can cause serious health problems for a person, including thoughts or acts of suicide, getting help and learning how to cope with depression is […]

Dealing with Your Stress-Induced Insomnia: Ways to Help You Sleep Better

It is 3 a.m. in the morning and Sarah is still wide awake. If she was in college and did not have class until the afternoon or it was the weekend, this would not be as much of an issue; however, it is actually Tuesday night (Wednesday morning, really), and she has to be at […]

Anxiety Management: Techniques You Can Easily Use

Posted in Anxiety Management

From 40, 50 and 60 hour work weeks to shuttling kids from soccer practice to school to recitals and more to dealing with personal and social commitments, we are pulled in what feels like an infinite number of directions at all times. Unfortunately, American culture and society has pretty much pushed people into feeling like […]

Overcoming Back To School Jitters and Job Training Anxieties

Posted in Stress Management

In today’s society, Americans face a large variety of stresses and anxieties in their lives, from financially-related stress factors to medical issues. However, two of the most common things that cause people to seek the help of an anxiety therapist are school and work. While these stressors can affect people at any point in their […]

What Is Psychotherapy?

Having a good grasp of what psychotherapy is all about is essential for anybody wanting to explore the topic in greater depth. This may sound like a really obvious thing to state but psychotherapy is one of those terms that is often banded around without any real consideration as to its actual meaning. A classic […]

What Is Counseling?

If you’ve been living in this culture for a while you might have some of these ideas about counseling floating around in your head. Counseling has been mistakenly defined as: You’re ready for the looney bin. It’s a crutch for “weak” people. It’s for people who like nasal gazing (they’re too into themselves). It’s for those […]

Charleston Stress Management

Charleston Stress Management

It may seem that there’s nothing you can do about your stress level. The bills aren’t going to stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day for all your errands, and your career or family responsibilities will always be demanding. But you have a lot more control than you might think. In […]

What Is Biofeedback?

What Is Biofeedback?

Biofeedback is a technique that trains people to improve their health by controlling certain bodily processes that normally happen involuntarily, such as heart rate, blood pressure, muscle tension, and skin temperature. Electrodes attached to your skin measure these processes and display them on a monitor. With help from a biofeedback therapist, you can learn to […]

Dr. Sullivan on the Psychology of Money

Dr. Sullivan on the Psychology of Money

Live 5 News caught up with Dr. Sullivan for his thoughts on the stress of finances on couples.