Navigating Mental Health

Grief is a universal experience that happens to all of us at some point of time yet remains unique to everyone.

I think that most of us can agree that taking care of a pet is not a small task and is major responsibility, no matter the animal. But did ever consider that your pets might also be taking care of you? 

Mental health therapy – also known as psychotherapy, talk therapy, or counselling, can be beneficial when you struggle with emotional difficulties, life challenges, and mental health concerns.

How do I help a friend, family member, someone I know, or co-worker who I believe may have a mental health problem? Know the signs and symptoms Knowing the signs and symptoms of someone with a mental health problem is the first step.

What to expect in your first visit? At your first visit, the mental health professional may practice the following:Talk with you about why you think you need to come to therapy

Most counsellors or clinical psychologists may use a variety of these counselling types to help a person improve their overall mental wellbeing. Here are some of the most common types of counselling sessions.

Finding the right mental health professional and the right approach to therapy is as important as finding the right medical doctor.

Counselling and psychotherapy services are offered by three types of mental health professionals in Malaysia: psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and licensed counsellors.

While physical health includes our heart, kidney, and ability to move around, mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act.

Do I need help? Know common mental health symptoms Most mental health symptoms have traditionally been divided into groups called either ‘neurotic’ or ‘psychotic’ symptoms.