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The Key to Finding the Best Help

By Larry Shushansky, LICSW | Apr. 24, 2019
While it is important to find that right type of therapy for you, what can be even more important is finding the right therapist for you. 

Experiencing Both Perspectives of EMDR: Provider and Patient

By James Brister, M.D. | Apr. 22, 2019
Dr. Brister is a psychiatrist who has used the treatment, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as a way to help his patients through trauma. But he is also an individual who has used EMDR as a way to process his own trauma. 

Therapy Concepts Everyone Needs to Know

By Shainna Ali | Apr. 19, 2019

Learning a few therapy concepts from Counseling 101 can empower you to reflect and make tangible changes to improve your mental health. Here are a few to get started.

CBT for Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. | Apr. 15, 2019
As many as three in 100 people will have an episode of psychosis at some point in their lives. If you know somebody experiencing psychosis, using “CBT techniques” can help them. Here are a few to try. 

Different Types of Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

By David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D. | Apr. 12, 2019
Bipolar disorder treatment shouldn't be presented as solely pharmacological, it should be paired with regular therapy sessions. Here are a few types of therapy that are effective for bipolar disorder.

The Power of Emotion Education

By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW | Apr. 10, 2019
Research has shown that burying emotions can lead to symptoms of mental illness. Learning how to safely process traumatic emotions is an important piece of reducing the growing trend of depression and suicide. 

Finding the Best Psychiatrist for You

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Apr. 08, 2019
Finding a psychiatrist that helps you work towards your goals is essential for recovery. Here are the steps Katherine took in order to get the care she needed.
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