Calls to mental health clinics tend to increase during the stressful holiday months. If you are planning to seek therapy, consider reviewing these five important topics to address with your clinician to ensure that it will be a good fit.
Although "prescription drug abuse" is a hot topic, it seems that many don't understand exactly what this entails. Here, we describe the various types of prescription drug abuse and how it can impact one's life.
In the weeks since Bruce Jenner's interview, many individuals have asked me to explain what it means to be transgendered, and what the difference is between gender identity and sexuality identity. In this piece, these differences are explained.
The recent tragic Germanwings plane crash has sparked heated conversation about the intersection of mental health and homicidality or other proclivities toward violent behavior. As this debate heats up, it is important to shed light on some commonly believed MYTHS about mental illness.
Now that spring has sprung, it's a good time to focus on becoming healthier. For many, this may sound like an overwhelming task. But creating small, reasonable goals is the best way to make lifestyle changes.
If you've ever considered participating in a clinical trial, it's important to know what you can expect. This blog is designed to serve as a guide for those considering this alternative treatment option.
Psychotherapy is not a 'one size fits all.' Different diagnoses and personality styles may fit better with different therapeutic modalities. This blog is designed to help you better understand some of the most commonly used (and empirically validated) techniques.
There's no such thing as a magic pill, or a magic wand for that matter. Therapy requires as much effort from the patient as from the therapist. But not all patient/therapist duos are a good match. Read on to learn what to do when therapy just doesn't work.
When people think of "eating disorders," anorexia and bulimia typically come to mind. Binge Eating Disorder is less well-known and less studied but an important diagnosis to understand and treat. Read on to learn more.