Mental Health Treatment

Anger management is a skill set used to cope with anger and aggression from various mental health disorders.

Anger Management

Anger Management and Anger Disorders What is Anger Management? Anger is an intense emotional state as opposed to a clinical diagnosis. Anger Management refers to a set of skills and coping mechanisms utilized to help individuals better manage their anger or frustration. This anger, aggression, and frustration is especially difficult to control when it comes… View more

panic attacks and panic disorder can disrupt lives

Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder A Brief Introduction to Clinical Panic Disorder According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, clinical Panic Disorder is determined by the presence of recurrent and unexpected panic attacks. Recurrent means that the individual experiences more than one panic attack. Unexpected refers to the panic attack being seemingly unprovoked, that is,… View more

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder is a mental illness with features of Schizophrenia concurrent with either Depression or Bipolar Disorder. Schizoaffective Disorder is often misdiagnosed because it shares properties of multiple disorders.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia A Brief Introduction to Clinical Schizophrenia Disorder Of all the diagnoses, clients with Schizophrenia tend to be the most stigmatized. Schizophrenia can feel overwhelming to the person experiencing the symptoms. Witnessing or interfacing with an individual with Schizophrenia can illicit feelings of fear and anxiety in friends and family of the individual exhibiting symptoms,… View more

PTSD can destroy lives without a person even realizing it

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD A Brief Introduction to Clinical Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that is triggered by a traumatic and terrifying event. This event impacts an individual’s mental health. The individual may have personally experienced the traumatic event or just witnessed it. According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical… View more

Acute Stress Disorder

Acute Stress Disorder and Trauma Treatment A Brief Introduction to Acute Stress Disorder Acute Stress Disorder is a disorder that occurs after a traumatic event. This event impairs an individual’s life. The individual may have personally experienced the traumatic event or just witnessed it. According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental… View more

ADHD can limit someone's quality of life and often requires professional treatment

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD A Brief Introduction to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can exhibit characteristics of inattention in addition to displays of hyperactivity and impulsivity, or individuals can exhibit behaviors of one or the other, as in either inattention… View more

Clinical Depression

Clinical Depression A Brief Introduction to Clinical Depression Some depression is experienced as a low hum, hovering around you, enigmatic, dampening your outlook, and effecting your interactions. Some depression is overwhelming, so visceral in its delivery that you feel like you are being usurped by it, as if a weighted blanket is covering you and… View more

Bipolar Disorder can be confusing but can also be treated

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar I and Bipolar II A Brief Introduction to Clinical Bipolar Disorder According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, the antiquated term for Bipolar Disorder is manic-depression, clearly indicating the dualistic experience of both mania and its opposite, a depressive state. While most people who endure a manic episode… View more

Anxiety Disorders

Clinical Anxiety Disorders are anticipatory fears of situations to come that are excessive and can be debilitating. They are one of the most popular mental health conditions in the US, and affect people of every age and background.