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October 2014

How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover from Depression

Can Depression Be Successfully Treated? Yes, it can. A person’s depression is highly treatable when he or she receives competent care. It is critical for people who suspect that they or a family member may be suffering from depression seek care from a licensed mental health professional who has training and experience in helping people recover from depression. Simply put, people with depression who do not seek help suffer needlessly. …Read More

Healthy Divorce: How to Make Your Split as Smooth as Possible

No one enters into a marriage expecting it to fail. Still, more than 20 percent of first marriages end in divorce within five years, and 48 percent of marriages dissolve by the 20-year mark, according to 2006-2010 data from the government’s National Survey of Family Growth.1 Separation and divorce are emotionally difficult events, but it is possible to have a healthy breakup. Cooperation, communication and mediation The end of a …Read More

“In the Spotlight”- Sharon Jacobs, PhD

IN the SPOTLIGHT is a new, regular monthly feature in The DPA Bulletin. This month, our member spotlight is on Sharon Jacobs, Ph.D., a psychologist in private practice in New Castle County, Delaware. Sharon is licensed in Delaware and Pennsylvania and is also an affiliate staff member of the Christiana Care Health System. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and the Society …Read More