Alejandra is a clinical and health psychologist. She is a child specialist with a diploma in evaluation and intervention in autism. She has worked in different schools with young children and private practice for over 6 years. She is interested in early childhood intervention, emotional intelligence, and attachment styles. As a brain and human behavior enthusiast, she is more than happy to answer your questions and share her experience.
Amaxophobia

Amaxophobia: Are you afraid to drive? Find out how to overcome it

 

  Do you get invaded by thoughts about traffic accidents when you’re going to drive your car? Don’t you trust your abilities as a driver? […]

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Gestalt Theory

Gestalt Theory: What is it, characteristics, its laws and main applications

 

  What is Gestalt Theory? Discover here one of the most important trends in psychology. We will tell you about their characteristics, main authors, contributions, […]

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Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology: What it is, theory and how to apply it

 

  Useful manual on positive psychology: Find out what it is, its authors and how to apply techniques and strategies in our everyday life. In […]

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Color psychology

Color Psychology: How Colors Affect Us and What Each One Means

 

  What is color psychology? How do colors influence emotions? What do the colors mean? What do the colors convey in different cultures? The meaning […]

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Respect

Respect: What is it, types, examples, learn and teach respect

 

  Respect: a useful guide. Learn what it is, why it is important, types and examples. Discover interesting tips on how to teach respect. What […]

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Arrogance

What is arrogance? Characteristics of arrogant people and much more

 

  What is arrogance? I’m sure you must have run into someone arrogant once in a while. Those who only talk about themselves and think […]

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Andropause or Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome: A Helpful Guide to Male Menopause

 

  Andropause is a syndrome caused by a decrease in testosterone levels in men due to age. Not all men suffer from this disorder, but […]

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인터넷중독

Internet Addiction: Guide to understanding and addressing the problem

 

  Does your child spend too much time on his mobile phone? The answer is very likely to be yes. In this article, you will […]

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Highly Sensitive People

Highly Sensitive People: This is how they see the world

 

  Do you often need to escape from your surroundings to “recharge”? Do you often feel overwhelmed in certain environments? Are you easily excited? You […]

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Nostalgia: what is it, why we feel it and how to overcome it

 

  Who has never missed past experiences? Is there anyone who doesn’t remember past happy times? Everyone is aware of this feeling. Nostalgia can be […]

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Histrionic personality disorder

Histrionic Personality Disorder: What it is and how to deal with dramatic people

 

  They seek to be the center of attention, they change conversation topics and orient them to themselves, they are dramatic (drama queen or drama […]

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Projective tests: A complete guide with everything you need to know

 

  A complete guide to projective tests. Discover in this article, what are projective tests, how they work, the types and classification of the different […]

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Loneliness

Loneliness: What is it, benefits and drawbacks, types, and how to beat it

 

  Is loneliness good? Loneliness is part of the human condition. Everybody’s ever felt lonely before. The feeling of loneliness can be very negative for […]

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Manage Stress

Manage Stress: Learn techniques and tips to reduce stress

 

  Manage stress. A complete guide to learning how to control and manage stress. Learn to recognize stressful situations, discover the most common mistakes that […]

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Orthorexia Nervosa

Orthorexia Nervosa: The eating disorder that’s taking over

 

  Orthorexia Nervosa. Eating healthy has become the main subject today in social media. There has been a craze over who is the fittest and […]

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Breathing techniques

Breathing Techniques: Exercises and types of breathing

 

  Breathing Techniques. Controlling our breathing is one of the most effective means of intervening in our bodily and physiological state. Breathing connects the mind […]

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Pica Disorder

Pica Disorder: What is is? Discover everything about this eating disorder

 

  Pica disorder also called “pica” is not well known but has serious health implications. It is a type of eating disorder in which there […]

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nucleus accumbens

Nucleus Accumbens: What is it, functions, anatomy, diseases.

 

  The nucleus accumbens is a brain structure that is part of our pleasure and reward system. It activates our motivation and allows willpower to […]

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Grieving

Grieving: Complete guide to what is it, phases, symptoms, and tips

 

  When we lose a loved one we start to have all kinds of negative feelings and emotions. Grieving is a normal process when we […]

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Self-improvement

Self-Improvement: Personal Development Techniques and Strategies

 

  You lead a very full life, you apparently don’t lack anything and have everything you want, but still, you are not satisfied. There is […]

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The brain and menstruation

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Getting to know Aunt Flo

 

  Premenstrual syndrome. Fun fact: in Victorian times, it was possible for a woman to be institutionalized if they experienced any kind of menstruation-related anger. […]

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Anger Management for Kids

Anger management for kids: Teach your child to deal with frustration

 

  Anger management for kids is one of the most daunting parent tasks. In the following article, we will explain what is frustration and anger […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health: What Is It and How to Be Mentally Healthy

 

  What is mental health? We all want to be healthy and enjoy a general well-being, but this is impossible if we are not mentally […]

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Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology: Inquiring in Mental Processes

 

  What is cognitive psychology? Who are its main authors? What are its characteristics?  In this article, we will talk about the study of cognitive […]

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Cognitive Distortions

Cognitive Distortions: What are they and How to avoid them?

 

  What are Cognitive Distortions? What are their characteristics and consequences? What types of cognitive distortions are there? In this article, we will solve these […]

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Rote Learning

Rote Learning: Retaining Information Without Deepening Its Meaning

 

  Do you remember when you learned to multiply? You repeat the same multiplication tables over and over. This is a technique called rote learning. […]

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Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind: What it is, evaluate it and activities to enhance it

 

  Have you stopped to think about what your world would be like if you were not able to imagine others’ intentions and thoughts? The […]

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome: What It Is, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Tips

 

  Sheldon Cooper has helped make this disorder more popular in recent years. This disorder affects the quality of life of children and adults around […]

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Learning Difficulties

Learning Difficulties: What Is It, Symptoms, Types and Intervention?

 

  Does your child have difficulty reading, doing math problems, writing, centering his attention, or coordination? Perhaps these problems could be due to a learning difficulty. […]

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or Dysmorphophobia: People obsessed with their defects

 

  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) – People obsessed with a part of their body that they are not comfortable with and want to modify it. […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): What is it and how does it work?

 

  Throughout decades different types of therapy have emerged. From art therapy to narrative exposure therapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. In this article, we will […]

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Adrenalin

Adrenalin or Epinephrine: A Useful Guide with Questions and Answers

 

  Learn all about Adrenalin (epinephrine): What it is and what does it do, characteristics, functions, effects, release, what happens when we have an excess, […]

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction: Brief Treatment Guide on How to Overcome It

 

  Erectile Dysfunction: Brief treatment guide in how to overcome it. The level of daily stress is enough to encourage situations in which you are […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder: What it is, Causes and Treatment

 

  Between 1.6% and 5.9% of the population has borderline personality disorder. Symptoms develop early in adulthood but can be observed as children through emotional […]

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: What Is This Meditation Everyone Talks About?

 

  Mindfulness is a technique that has become very popular, but there is still a lot of doubts about what it really is and how […]

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Child Hyperactivity

Child Hyperactivity: What it is, causes and how does education play a role?

 

  Sometimes we find “unruly” and restless children in the classroom, whose grades keep getting worse and disrupt the class any chance they get.  They […]

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Nail biting: Everything you need to know to stop doing it.

 

  Nail biting habit or onychophagia is one of the most common nervous problems. Do you want to stop biting your nails forever? In this […]

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Anorgasmia

Anorgasmia or Orgasm Disorder: Difficulty Reaching Climax

 

  Anorgasmia or orgasm disorder is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions. It consists of the absence or difficulty to reach orgasm and can […]

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tourette's syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome: Complete guide to understanding and treating it

 

  Tourette’s syndrome is a type of tic disorder that severely incapacitates the person. What usually draws attention are the cases in which these people […]

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Types of hormones

Types of hormones: People are pure chemistry

 

  Types of hormones. What are hormones and what functions do they have in our body and brain? Why are these substances so important? Humans […]

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benefits of crying

Benefits of crying: Why do we cry? Discover 9 psychological benefits

 

  Benefits of crying. Why do we cry? Is crying unhealthy for you? We cry for joy, for emotion, for love, for sadness, for pain, for anger, […]

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