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How to Control Your Anger

Someone slides into the parking spot you had your eye on. A coworker takes credit for your work. Your spouse runs up 5000AED on the credit card without discussing it first. These are things that are apt to make you angry. And that’s okay. Anger is a natural response to many life events. Like other […]

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5 Strategies to Calm Your Anxiety Quickly

When you live with an anxiety disorder, any moment can become one that creates a slow-rising panic within you. Life is normal one second and the next, you feel your chest tighten and your heart begin to race. You may begin to hyperfocus on future events and find yourself getting lost in “what-ifs.” To make […]

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Why Did I Feel Fine Yesterday? The Causes of Depression

With 264 million people suffering with depression worldwide, it’s not surprising to learn that in America, depression is among the most common mental disorders. The cause of depression is often simplified as a chemical imbalance in the brain, but the reality is that the disease is far more complicated. Scientific research has yet to completely […]

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Conscious coping in the time of COVID-19 | A creative reflective workbook

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Worry and Anxiety Workbook

Many are experiencing increased worry and anxiety as a result of this covid-19 pandemic. Psychology Tools have put together this free guide to help you to manage your worry and anxiety in these uncertain times. Read more For more information about Psychology Tools visit www.psychology tools.com

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Thoughts About The Pandemic: A Psychologist’s View

By Matleena Vanhanen April 7th, 2020 Many of us are fortunate enough to feel like we have sufficient control over our lives. We have control over what we do, and how we do it. We have a purpose and a plan. We feel that we are active participants in our own lives and have a […]

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Covid-19 Webinar: Surviving And Growing When Life As You Knew It Is Gone

Join us for an insightful conversation with a panel of expert psychologists discussing about common psychological struggles during the pandemic, overcoming these struggles and many more. From the comfort of your home or office 29 Apr 2020 11:00 AM. To register: CBC-Dubai.com Members fee : 0.00 AED Non Member fee : 0.00 AED. This event is organized by the […]

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Covid-19: On Grief

By Dr. Ava Ghasemi, April 12, 2020 We hear and read about loss of life on a daily basis due to Covid-19 and we are worried about our own family and friends’ well-being. We are also facing other forms of loss. Frequent visitors in my sessions with my clients have been unemployment, financial loss, loss […]

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Covid-19: Life in the Time of Corona

Article written by Dr. JP Arzul, Clinical Psychologist at the MapleTree Center, March 25th 2020 The currently incurable corona virus has awakened our hidden anxieties surrounding the inevitability of death. “Am I going to get it,” we wonder. “And if I do, will I make it?” We usually manage to deny that we are going […]

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Covid-19: How to Think About Covid-19

Article written by By Dr. Ava Ghasemi, Psy.D., C.Psych., Clinical Psychologist at the Mapletree Center DMCC, March 29, 2020 It’s safe to assume most of you know what Covid-19 is and why we are in a global crisis (and if you don’t know coronavirus well enough, that’s ok click here https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 The truth is pandemics, outbreaks, quarantines are […]

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