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When Should You Get Admitted Into A Psychiatric Ward?

March 25th, 2021 - Leave a Comment
When Should You Get Admitted Into A Psychiatric Ward?

Are you wondering whether you should get admitted into a psychiatric ward? While you may be experiencing severe depression or other mood disorders, a psychiatric ward might seem like a last resort. How do you know when it’s time to apply for admission? A week ago, I advised a man to get admitted into a …

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The Cold Dark Winters Effect on Mental Health

December 13th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
When Should You Get Admitted Into A Psychiatric Ward?

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over and that December buzzing energy winds down, many come to the realization of the cold winter ahead. The “most wonderful time of the year” turns into a drearier time for a lot of people. Most places experience a change in temperature or weather patterns and …

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Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Health

November 21st, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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The rates of cosmetic surgery have skyrocketed within the last couple years. From full body reconstructive surgery to the minimally invasive procedures like facial fillers or noninvasive fat reduction, more people are going under the knife or in some cases the needle. According to Eurekalert.org, there were nearly a quarter million more cosmetic procedures performed …

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All About EMDR

October 24th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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What Is EMDR Considered a relatively new treatment, EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and is used in psychotherapy. Simply put, during an EMDR therapy session, a trained therapist will ask the patient to recall a traumatic event and wave their finger side to side, mimicking what naturally occurs during dreaming. Other methods …

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Mental Health Crisis – When to Get Help and Where to Go

August 10th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
When Should You Get Admitted Into A Psychiatric Ward?

Our mental health can constantly be in flux as a result of our current circumstances, stress levels and the people around us. Feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger or other problems can seem to come and go so it can be difficult in some cases to identify when is the right moment to get help. Persistent …

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Dealing with Self Harm as an Adult

January 19th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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Most people associate self-harm with troubled teens and young people who are dealing with depression. Although teens often represent the majority of people who have self-harm issues, there are plenty of adults who are also struggling with the problem. Self-harm is a devastating mental health issue that can affect any age, gender and people from …

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Personal Empowerment as a Prevention Strategy

August 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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When it comes to your health, taking matters into your own hands can sometimes be the best method for preventing issues such as substance abuse and physical or mental health problems. Personal empowerment means doing what you can to stay healthy and being more aware of what you need for self-care and prevention. Although there …

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What is Hypomania?

June 12th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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People that suffer from bipolar disorder tend to experience extreme mood swings that range from depression to mania. There are different types of mania that can occur with bipolar disorder and some individuals may have a lesser form of mania known as hypomania. Other disorders can also include periods or symptoms of hypomania such as …

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Do You Lack Emotional Regulation?

November 15th, 2017 - Leave a Comment
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Everyone experiences moments when their emotions become beyond their control and they are not able to keep their feelings in check. You might cry or yell at someone in anger and then regret your inability to control your emotions. The occasional emotional moment is normal and not a serious problem but if you begin to …

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The Essence of Brainspotting Therapy

November 7th, 2017 - Leave a Comment
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While we’re careful here not to make bad analogies when it comes to mental health, looking at a treatment plan can feel a little bit like visiting a fusion restaurant and going over the menu choices – a lot of it can sound overwhelming and odd in name, but end up being quite pleasant, or …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment, PTSD, Pychotherapy