A network of individuals or resources that provide emotional, practical, or other forms of assistance during times of need or difficulty.
A deliberate and organized approach to achieving a goal or completing a task. It involves breaking down a larger goal or project into smaller, more manageable steps and working through each step systematically and methodically.
A type of mental health counseling that is conducted over the internet. Instead of meeting with a therapist in-person, individuals can communicate with their therapist using online video conferencing, messaging, or phone calls.
A mental health symptom characterized by disorganized thinking and speech patterns.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
A type of therapy that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to treat depression and other mental health disorders.
An emotional response to a distressing or life-threatening event that can result in long-lasting mental health disorders.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
A form of therapy that helps individuals process and cope with traumatic experiences.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Damage to the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury. TBI can result in cognitive, physical, and emotional changes.
A person, situation, or event that elicits an emotional or mental response in someone who has experienced a past trauma or difficult experience.
Unconditional Positive Regard
A therapeutic approach that involves accepting and supporting individuals without judgment or criticism to improve mental health and well-being.
A key aspect of therapy that involves the therapist gaining insight and empathy for the individual's experiences and perspective.
The positive or negative quality of an emotion. Emotions that are generally pleasant and desirable are said to have a positive valence (e.g., happiness, joy), while emotions that are unpleasant and undesirable are said to have a negative valence (e.g., sadness, anger).
A therapeutic approach that involves acknowledging and accepting an individual's thoughts and feelings without judgment or criticism to promote emotional healing.
Personal beliefs and principles that guide behavior and decision-making, used in therapy to help individuals align their actions with their values and goals.
A state of optimal health and well-being that involves physical, emotional, and social aspects of life.
The ability to balance work and personal life to achieve optimal mental health and well-being.
A fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners, often resulting in discriminatory behavior.
A type of therapy that uses the healing properties of wood and forests to improve mental health and well-being.
A type of therapy that combines yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation to promote emotional and physical healing.
A type of therapy that focuses on helping children and adolescents develop coping skills and overcome mental health challenges.
A type of meditation that involves focusing on the breath and achieving a state of calm and awareness to promote mental health and well-being.