Resources

We bring you insight on dealing with psychological disorders to try to provide some helpful information you can use to improve your life.

Manage OCD Over The Holidays

If obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is causing you to dread the upcoming holiday season, Dr. Taji Huang can help you overcome your fears in Glendale, CA. With over a decade of experience in cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy, she can help you finally have some peace of mind. How To Manage OCD This Holiday Season Learn To Accept The Uncertainty Confide In A Trusted Loved One Seek Professional Help Sit With The Uncertainty At its core, OCD is about trying to [...]

ADHD & Anxiety: Understanding the Connection

Anxiety and ADHD can both drastically affect all areas of your life, including your relationships, education, and professional advancement. Moreover, research shows that having ADHD significantly increases your risk of having anxiety as well. If you’re struggling with both of these conditions in Glendale, CA, Dr. Taji Huang can help you take back your life. What Is ADHD? ADHD is an extremely common neurodevelopmental condition that begins in childhood and continues throughout your life, although the way the symptoms manifest themselves [...]

5 Ways to Cope with College Stress

Today's college students are under more pressure than ever before, with 80% of students saying they are "sometimes or often" stressed out. If you're struggling with school-related anxiety or mental health issues, we've put together 5 ways to cope with stress in college. Try To Stay Organized Get Enough Sleep, Eat Healthily, & Stay Active Make Time For Yourself Get In Touch With Your Professors See A Therapist If Necessary 1. Try To Stay Organized College classes are a lot harder than high [...]

Eating Disorders & The Self Injury Link

Can having an eating disorder put you at risk for self-harm behaviors, or vice versa? If you or someone you care for struggles with self-harm or an eating disorder, Dr. Taji Huang is here to help you in Glendale, CA. As a licensed therapist and psychologist, she can help you develop a healthier body image, so you can give yourself the kindness you deserve. Signs & Symptoms Of Disordered Eating How do you know if you have an eating disorder anyway? [...]

Panic Attack vs. Anxiety Attack: How to Tell The Difference

]Our bodies each possess a complex fight-or-flight response meant to keep us out of danger, but sometimes this system can work against us and cause extreme anxiety and panic. Learn more about the difference between these stressful responses and what you can do about them for a happier, healthier life. What Is A Panic Attack? Panic attacks can occur when your body's autonomous fight-or-flight response kicks in during a situation where you aren't actually in physical danger. They may happen in [...]

So You Think You Want an Open Marriage?

Are you considering an open marriage? This is a topic many couples discuss at some point. You are not alone in considering an open relationship. Dr. Taji Huang, PhD, is an experienced couples' and marriage counselor based in Glendale, CA. She is available to assist you and your spouse with deciding if this step is right for your relationship. What Is An Open Marriage Or Relationship? An open marriage or open relationship can be many different things depending on whom you [...]

10 Tips To Stay Productive & Positive While Working From Home

It can be challenging to maintain a positive attitude and good mental health when working from home. Not only can the strain of the Coronavirus pandemic take a toll, but the lack of engagement with peers and coworkers, along with the daily monotony, can affect your mental health - contributing to a negative thought spiral. Some of the negative effects of working remotely can include: Loneliness & Isolation Increased Anxiety Intense Work Pressure Sleep Disruptions Anger & Irritability Fear Of [...]

Dealing With FOMO During COVID-19

Does COVID-19 have you feeling like you’re on the inside looking out more and more? The fear of missing out (FOMO) when you have to stay in can make already present feelings of anxiety and loneliness worse right now. At the office of Dr. Taji Huang, we want to help you rise above the worries weighing you down with positive strategies and mental health tips. Start A Gratitude Practice Slow Down In Mindful Ways Develop Social Media Awareness Talk [...]

Coronavirus Anxiety – 5 Ways To Cope

This pandemic has been stressful and challenging for everyone. If you have an anxiety disorder, a fear of germs, or obsessive-compulsive disorder, these feelings can be especially difficult. We've put together 5 tips to help you cope with Coronavirus anxiety. 1. Focus On What You Can Control 2. Stay Connected With Others 3. Limit Your Media Consumption 4. Find Emotional Outlets 5. Create A Routine 1. Focus On What You Can Control If you are wearing a mask, washing and sanitizing your hands frequently, standing 6 [...]

10 Self-Care Tips For Singles On Valentines Day

Single this Valentine's Day? Heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, flowers, and jewelry ads can leave you feeling like everyone is in a relationship except you. With so much emphasis on romance, it is no wonder many singles dislike this day. As a self-esteem, depression, and anxiety counselor, Dr. Taji Huang, Ph.D. understands these seasonal struggles. Instead of focusing on your singleness in a negative way, here are 10 ways to practice self-care during Valentine’s Day this year. 1. Do What You Love A [...]