Author / Jess Olague

Psychotherapy vs. Medications: The Verdict Is In

The profession of psychology is under heavy scrutiny with revelations that officials in the American Psychological Association (APA) colluded with the Department of Defense, tailoring its established ethics policies so that they comported with DOD preferences after the 9/11 attacks. Although those senior officials have resigned or retired in the wake of the scandal, the entire…Read More


The Marriage Corner is a place where you can share your relationship problems with other people. Welcome to Marriage Corner, Even though most people choose marriage and plan to stay married the end result is often different. We now have a rate of divorce that exceeds 50%. Considering the fact that marital conflict and divorce…Read More

Anxiety Therapy | Types, Techniques, and Worksheets

Suffering from anxiety generally involves worry, fear, and rumination about the future. Such anticipatory anxiety makes enjoying each moment a difficult endeavor. Unfortunately, anxiety disorders represent a serious and prevalent problem for children and adults worldwide. The lifetime prevalence rate for anxiety disorders is estimated at 33.7% of the population—an estimate that has remained quite…Read More

Treating Psychological Disorders

Mental illness is a complex issue, and successful treatment often incorporates multiple types of therapy . Many psychological disorders have biological components best treated with medication, cognitive components that respond well to psychotherapy, or socioeconomic components that may be addressed through social welfare support (e.g. specialized housing or income assistance). Successful public mental health intervention…Read More