Dyslexia

Dyslexia

T he ability to read is one of the key skills that humans can acquire during their lives. Most children learn this skill without any difficulty, but in a certain number of children we notice some disturbance. Dyslexia exists around the world, it is not related to the...
Children affected by war trauma

Children affected by war trauma

A s a child I was growing up in a country that was at war with its neighbours, and even though I was lucky enough to live in the capital city that was not in immediate danger of an armed conflict, I do remember feeling scared at times trying to make sense of things...
Bipolar Life

Bipolar Life

As a mental health professional, I have noticed that in daily life people use terms like “I’m OCD” or I’m depressed” or “I’m bipolar” more often than it is really the case. Although for me as a professional it raises a red flag, I find that people use these terms as...