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Mindfulness and Anxiety: 5 Practices to Help Reduce Your Symptoms
Mindfulness and Anxiety: 5 Practices to Help Reduce Your Symptoms
Kristin Collins, 4 Nov 2021
Topics: Mental Health
Mindfulness is an ancient spiritual practice that has become a buzzword in the world of psychology over the past several years. Most people know that mindfulness can help you calm down and feel less stressed; what you may not have known is that mindfulness can actually help you with your […]
Effects of Antidepressants to Know About
Effects of Antidepressants to Know About
Ted Williams, MD, 2 Nov 2021
Topics: Depression
Antidepressants, along with psychotherapy, are the first-line recommended treatments for people with depression. Antidepressants are safe for most people, but that doesn’t mean they don’t come with any side effects. At the end of the day, whether or not you choose to take antidepressants for your depression symptoms is between […]
Mindfulness and Anxiety: Can It Really Reduce Your Symptoms?
Mindfulness and Anxiety: Can It Really Reduce Your Symptoms?
Lilly Sanchez, 28 Oct 2021
Topics: Mental Health
Mindfulness has become a popular practice in recent years, and you’ve probably heard of it. What you might not know about mindfulness is that it’s not just about spirituality and meditation. There is a large evidence base that supports the claim that mindfulness is an effective intervention for anxiety and […]
Dealing with Severe Social Anxiety: Steps You Can Take to Feel Better
Dealing with Severe Social Anxiety: Steps You Can Take to Feel Better
Some people are shy or introverted and may feel uncomfortable around large groups of people. Sometimes, though, it isn’t shyness that leads people to feel uncomfortable 一 it’s a mental health condition called social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety isn’t “just shyness”; it’s a diagnosable disorder that can severely impair someone’s […]
How to Get an Anxiety Diagnosis
How to Get an Anxiety Diagnosis
Everybody feels anxious and worried sometimes 一 it’s part of being human. But when do these feelings cross the line into being a clinically diagnosable mental health concern? How can you tell whether your worries are “normal” or whether you meet the criteria for an anxiety diagnosis? Getting an accurate […]
Treatment Options for Depression: Should You Take Antidepressants?
Treatment Options for Depression: Should You Take Antidepressants?
Ted Williams, MD, 21 Oct 2021
Topics: Depression
Depression is a serious health condition that experts are working hard to address. Depressive disorders affect over 16 million adults in the U.S. alone. So, what can we do about it, and what are the different treatment options for depression? Antidepressant medications are one route of treatment that people with […]
Using TMS Therapy to Treat OCD (Here’s What You Need to Know)
Using TMS Therapy to Treat OCD (Here’s What You Need to Know)
Ted Williams, MD, 20 Oct 2021
Topics: TMS Therapy
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is one of the most debilitating mental health conditions out there; its symptoms can severely limit the extent to which someone is able to participate in everyday life. It’s also more common than people realize, with two percent of the world population suffering from this disease. […]
Can TMS Therapy Help with Anxiety?
Can TMS Therapy Help with Anxiety?
Ted Williams, MD, 19 Oct 2021
Topics: TMS Therapy
You may have heard about an innovative new treatment method called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS therapy. This non-invasive brain stimulation technique has accumulated an impressive amount of research supporting its effectiveness in treating depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But maybe you’re not depressed — you’re anxious. You wake up every […]
How Can Depression Be Treated?
How Can Depression Be Treated?
Depression is a diagnosable mental health condition that can quickly become severe if left untreated. It’s a serious and common disease all around the world; it’s estimated that over 264 million people globally suffer from depression. But there’s hope for people who’ve been diagnosed with depression: there are many effective […]
Am I Depressed?
Am I Depressed?
Ashley Moise, LPC-A, 20 Sep 2021
Topics: Mental Health
When life gets hard, it can sometimes be difficult to tell up from down. You know that you’re struggling, and you know that every day brings new feelings of sadness, fear, and despair. What you don’t know, though, is whether or not you’re suffering from a mental health condition or […]