divorce impact on kids

Divorce Impact on Kids: Why Counseling is Vital

Introduction: Divorce and Children

Divorce can be a stressful and complicated process, not only for the two individuals separating but also for their children. This can leave children feeling confused, overwhelmed and isolated, leaving them exposed to feelings of deep sadness, anger and distress. The transition affects every part of their lives, including their psychosocial development and their academic performance in school. Therefore, it is vital that the necessary resources and services are put in place to help them cope. This is why counselling services for children impacted by divorce are crucial.

projective behavior

Projective Behavior: Acusing Others of Our Guilt?

Introduction to Projective Psychology

Projective psychology, also known as ‘projection’, is a psychological process of perceiving and responding to our environment through the involuntary transfer or ‘projection’ of our own feelings and beliefs on others. In essence, it is a form of psychological defense mechanism which helps protect us from the stress that arises from the need to acknowledge our own weaknesses, flaws and insecurities. In this article, we will provide an overview of projective psychology, identify common projections, unpack the reasons for projective behavior and strategies for reframing projective accusations.