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What will you do to support Mental Health this week? 9

Did you know that 10 October is World Mental Health Day?

Flying Cape brings you this article as part of the lead up to World Mental Health Day.  Because you matter.

Do share this post to help somebody find their way back to the fullness of health.

 

3 fast facts about Mental Health:

1. Mental health isn’t just about not “being mad”

Some people call mental health “well being” or “emotional health”.  Being in good mental health enables a person to reach his or her full potential.  Such a person will be able to play a full and active role in their families, companies and communities.

2. Mental health is an issue that everybody should understand

Like our physical health, our mental health does not always stay constant.  It may vary with our life circumstances and as we go through different stages in our lives.

All of us feel stressed or frightened or lonely from time to time.  Most of us are able to handle these feelings and they pass after a relatively short time. However, at times, they develop into something more serious and that could happen to any one of us.

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3. Mental health issues can be overcome, with the help of a supportive community

Some people feel uncomfortable about mental health issues and do not like to talk about their feelings much.  But it is healthy for everybody to know how they are feeling, and work through any issues they may have.

There is really no reason why we should continue to allow mental health problems to be stigmatized.  A physically ill person sees a doctor, gets treated and becomes well again.  Why should it be different for somebody with a mental health issue?

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year.  Its twin objectives are raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts to make mental healthcare a reality.

Flying Cape‘s partner The Therapy Room is offering new clients, first consultations (with junior psychologists) at a nominal rate of $48 only, for the entire week. This is an unprecedented move by TTR and her team. It is for those who may want to have a consultation but have hesitated in the past. Our mental health and our children’s mental wellbeing needs to be looked after.

Book now or share with a friend! Call 64678903 and quote “TTR Mental Health Kindness Week” or email with the same heading to contact@thetherapyroom.com.sg

Flying Cape tip 1: if you think your child may have learning difficulties, you can take advantage of this special offer to seek a professional opinion.  Early intervention does help very much.

Flying Cape tip 2: if you would like your child (6-11 years old) to improve in their social-emotional awareness and build self-confidence, The Therapy Room is organizing a holiday camp from 5-7 December 2016.  Log into www.flyingcape.com.sg, search for The Therapy Room and book in a few easy clicks!

 

About The Therapy Room

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The Therapy Room prides itself as a centre that incorporates different psychological techniques to manage the client’s concerns in the most effective way.  It is committed to helping its clients reach their maximum potential in their well being.

The principal psychologist, Geraldine Tan, holds a Masters in Applied Psychology and is currently a Doctorate Candidate of Clinical Psychology. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals with a multitude of psychological problems. Geraldine is trained in a number of techniques including, Choice and Reality Therapy (CTRT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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