Treating Nonseasonal Depression with Light Therapy

Treating Nonseasonal Depression with Light Therapy

People should consider light therapy for medical treatment, said Daniel F. Kripke, M.D., professor of psychiatry at the University of San Diego.  Since the early 1970s, Kripke has been studying the relationship between depression and biological rhythms.  He explained...
Does Hypnotherapy For Social Anxiety Actually Work?

Does Hypnotherapy For Social Anxiety Actually Work?

Hypnotherapy for Social Anxiety Though the direct effect of hypnotherapy on social anxiety disorder has not been studied yet, various randomized controlled trials have highlighted the positive effects. “Hypnotherapy can reduce anxiety in general and may enhance the...
Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Living with, and understanding bipolar disorder is never easy, for both the person suffering as well as the friends and family surrounding that person. It also takes a huge toll on both sides, physically and emotionally. The struggle is real, and I hope, by sharing my...
How to stop cutting and related NSSI behavior.

How to stop cutting and related NSSI behavior.

“I go to the boxing gym to release steam when I’m mad or angry” “Nothing clears my mind like a nice long run when I find myself frustrated” “Mediation is the only way I can manage my anxiety” “I carry a small razor in my purse and cut myself to cope with stress” One...
Tips for Marketing a Mental Health Private Practice

Tips for Marketing a Mental Health Private Practice

So you’re thinking about starting a private practice. Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’ve been in the field for years, opening your own private mental health practice can be a daunting yet exciting experience. Beginning your own private practice comes...
Coping With PTSD: Learning To Live Again

Coping With PTSD: Learning To Live Again

Coping with PTSD is an achievable goal, even if the condition is a four-letter acronym that can be as painful as it sounds. I had heard of it before and knew others that had dealt with it. It was known yet a mystery. I didn’t know what it felt like. I figured it to be...

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