Mental health treatment

Panic attack

Panic Attack   How to know when you’re having ‘panic attack’ — what it is and is it preventable   If the somatic response to calm the body is interrupted, however, the immediate need for flight or fight can go unchecked. The heightened agitation due to worry or a prolonged agitation that arises is from… View more

Post traumatic stress disorder/ ptsd

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? 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. For some individuals, a traumatic event causes an individual to… View more

Trauma treatment

Trauma Treatment What is Trauma? Trauma is defined as a deeply disturbing or distressing experience. Trauma happens when a persons is not able to cope with something that has occurred. There are many different types of trauma. It can be a one time event, or it can be something that continues. Developmental trauma happens in early… View more

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

ADHD

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) A Brief Introduction to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive 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… View more

Clinical depression

Cliinical Depressiion Major depression know as clinical depression affects about 17.3 million men and  women according to the National Institute of Mental Heath. It is found to be more common in women than men. About 1.9 million children 3-17 have been diagnosed with depression. Depression has been linked to physical illnesses like heart disease, cancer,… View more

Anxiety disorder

Anxiety Disorders Anxiety is the reaction of the mind and body to real or imagined threats and danger. It is a survival reaction. Often anxiety  produces physical symptoms of a rapid heartbeat, tense muscles, sweaty hands, queasy stomach, or trembling hands and legs. The flight or flight reaction to danger is caused are caused by… View more