Wellness Education Center

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The Professional Counseling Services Wellness Education Center aims to provide you useful articles and resources as you begin or continue your journey to mental wellness. The articles below are our featured articles and will be updated periodically. You may also find all articles on specific topics by clicking the topics on the right sidebar.

At the bottom of this page you will find links to other Wellness resources from around the Web.

 
Articles
Our Wellness Education Center Articles provide you with information about various conditions, symptoms, and some of our techniques to overcome them.
FEATURED ARTICLES
Evaluation and Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

Twenty-five percent of all American adults, experience some form of anxiety, depression or other mental disorder, in any given year.

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Why Children and Teenagers Are Coming To Counseling in Tinley Park, Illinois

Many parents bring their child or teenager to counseling because they are experiencing frequent depressed, anxious, and/or angry and irritable moods. Concentration problems, variable school performance or academic underachievement, can be other signs that something is wrong.

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ANT Exterminator

Once you start to pay attention to your thoughts, you will become aware that many of your thoughts are distorted, negative judgments about yourself, other people, or the future. These thoughts are called Automatic Negative Thoughts or ANTS, and most of us get them quite frequently.

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Panic Disorder and Postraumatic Stress Disorder

Panic is a normal and natural response to the perception of an immediate threat or danger. This process has evolved over time to help protect us from danger, but unfortunately, the intense reactions often occur as a “false alarm”. In other words, the perceived threat is judged to be far worse that it actually is.

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Wellness Resources
MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
The following links are good internet-based resources for information about various psychological problems or issues.
INTERNET MENTAL HEALTH
Here is a cute video about how psychotherapy can help.